Department of Labor Allows Employers to Weigh In on Family Leave

Disaster Response

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) 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.

DOL is seeking input by March 29.

Anyone who is interested may submit comments or questions related to compliance or implementation of the rule online at from March 23 through March 29. You also can join a Twitter chat hosted by @ePolicyWorks on March 25 at 2 p.m. ET using the hashtag #EPWChat.

Access the latest NAHB information and business resources for the coronavirus response at the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response page on

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