In a letter today Brian Crain, Compliance Assistance Specialist with US DOL OSHA/Region II, announced a national online dialogue concerning compliance assistance materials and outreach strategies as related to the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Crain noted, “We wanted to make you aware that the U.S. Department of Labor will be hosting a national online dialogue to provide employers and employees with an innovative opportunity to offer their perspective as the Department develops compliance assistance materials and outreach strategies related to the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The ideas and comments gathered from this dialogue will inform compliance assistance guidance, resources, and tools, as well as outreach approaches, that assist employers and employees in understanding their responsibilities and rights under the FFCRA. Input is needed by March 29, 2020. Anybody who is interested can participate online at >>https://ffcra.ideascale.com<< from March 23 through March 29, 2020 or can join a Twitter chat hosted by @ePolicyWorks on March 25, 2020 at 2 p.m. using the hashtag #EPWChat.”