The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into federal law on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New employment policies under the FFCRA will be effective from April 1 to December 31, 2020.
These policies include:
- Temporary Emergency Family and Medical Leave
- Temporary Emergency Paid Leave Due to Reasons Relating to COVID-19
The Hawaii Chamber of Commerce will present the 'COVID-19 and the New Labor Laws' webinar on April 7, 2020 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM HST.
Attorney John Knorek at Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law will be discussing how the FFCRA policies will affect employers across Hawaii and how businesses can safeguard themselves from the economic impact of COVID-19.
Some of the topics Knorek will cover will include:
- Sick leave and worker quarantine policies
- Work from home policies
- Preventing workplace discrimination
- Travel restrictions
- Furlough benefits
Online Registration Closes on Monday, April 6 at 5 PM
Admission costs will be:
- $15 Young Professionals members
- $25 Chamber of Commerce members
- $35 Non-members
If you have any questions, you can email Tricia Fetui, Senior Director of Events.
Further details regarding the webinar can be downloaded here.