- Wash hands often with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds. If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick. Contact your immediate supervisor to inform of absence.
- Follow good respiratory hygiene (covering mouth and nose with bent elbow or tissue when coughing and sneezing).
- Clean and disinfect frequently used objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- After using the copy machine or any other “community” office equipment, please make certain it is cleaned with cleaning spray or disinfectant wipe.
- Advise your immediate supervisor if you have been diagnosed with or have been exposed to the Coronavirus.
- Take measures to ensure your offices are as well sanitized as possible.
- Encourage customers to interact with you remotely, if possible.
A summary of some highlights:
- Changes will not go into effect until 15 days after the law is enacted, so there is some time to prepare.
- The law will require some employers to provide paid family leave related to COVID-19 (first 14 days are unpaid, but employees may use existing personal or sick time).
- The law will require some employers to provide 2 weeks of paid sick leave for specific circumstances related to COVID-19.
- The law will expire on December 31, 2020.
- Employers with fewer than 50 employees might be exempted.
Fact Sheet - Changes to FMLA
Fact Sheet - Changes to EPSLA