U.S. Department of Labor General COVID-19 Information

04/01/2020

U.S. Department of Labor General COVID-19 Information

04/01/2020
 

General DOL COVID-19 Relief information/resources:

 

Small and midsize employers will benefit from two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related family and medical leave and sick leave to their employees.

 

The Wage and Hour Division published additional guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including two new posters, information on posting requirements, and a Field Assistance Bulletin describing the agency’s 30-day non-enforcement policy.

 

The Wage and Hour Division published its first round of guidance on the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including fact sheets and answers to common questions.

 

The Department released Spanish language COVID-19 workplace safety resources.

 

TANF-ACF-PI-2020-01, Questions and Answers About TANF and the COVID-19 Pandemic, March 2020 This TANF Program Instruction (PI) provides program guidance on TANF administration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This PI offers questions and answers about the use of TANF funds, work participation rates, flexibility in case management regarding TANF participant requirements, and overall TANF administration.

 

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