Updates
July 28, 2020

COVID-19 Employment Matters


Employment Matters

COVID-19 presents particular issues for employers that are tasked with keeping their employees and workplaces safe, while also navigating sudden economic turbulence. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, new governmental measures have been frequently issued at the federal, state, and local levels, greatly impacting issues such as paid sick leave, unemployment, and benefits continuation. We hope this page provides a helpful resource for employers. Because of an ever-changing legal landscape, employers are encouraged to consult with legal counsel before taking any employment actions.  


US DOL Issues Guidance on FFCRA, FLSA, and FMLA as Businesses Reopen

Masks or face coverings required in Vermont effective August 1, 2020

New Hampshire Safer at Home Advisory is now in effect

NH Stay At Home Order expires June 15, 2020, Gov. Sununu issues Safer at Home advisory

Vermont Gov. Scott signed Addendum 17 to Executive Order 01-20

New Hampshire's Requirements for Permitted Businesses to be Open

Vermont’s Requirements for Employers to Reopen the Work Site

New Training Requirements for Vermonters to Return to Work

DOL Regulations on FFCRA

Guide to the Employee Retention Credit

What are the details of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and how does it impact me?  

Where can I find the FFCRA notice to post in my workplace? 

What are considerations I should make if my employees are still coming to work?

What are considerations if I want to place employees on leave?

What are considerations if my company is required to layoff employees?

What do I need to think about when an employee returns to work after being sick with COVID-19?

HR and Pandemic: Employee Relations Best Practices During COVID-19

FFCRA Regulations

IRS Guidance

Guidance  for Essential Businesses on Worker Safety 


Questions about Employment Matters during COVID-19? Contact Beth or Ben.


Beth Rattigan

Ben Traverse

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