April 1, 2020 ARA Update to Recyclers
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Paid Sick, Medical and Family Leave
Paid sick, medical and family leave guidelines along with a poster that is required to be posted (see bottom) were issued by the U.S. Department of Labor. The new rules are effective today, with a 30-day good faith non-enforcement provision. An outline of major provisions and poster information is as follows:
The U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) issued guidance to employers and employees about their respective duties and rights under the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which regulates paid sick leave as well as medical and family leave benefits. The main provisions are as follows:
DoL for Employers on Paid Leave
DoL for Details - Questions and Answers
DoL FAQ’s on Posters
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet
For Posters: To obtain notices free of charge, contact the Department’s Wage and Hour Division at 1-866-4-USWAGE (1-866-487-9243). Alternatively, you may download and print the notice yourself.
To apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) apply today at this LINK.
ARA Resource Page
KPA Sponsored COVID-19 Resource Center
Let Me Talk To My Customers, a Blog by Chad Counts
STAY SAFE! Stay Healthy! Please do not hesitate to contact ARA Staff with any questions or concerns. You can reach us at 571-208-0428 extension 2 or 3 or Sandy directly at 505-228-0401.
In order to comply with the Virginia Governor's Directive to close all non-essential businesses, we will close the ARA Office as of mid-afternoon Monday, March 25th, and work remote from home. You will still be able to reach us at 571-208-0428, Ext. 2 or 3. However, if an immediate response is needed, please call ARA Executive Director, Sandy Blalock, at 505-228-0401.
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