COVID19_SOCIAL MEDIA ADS_HR FAQ 


Last updated: March 2​7 at 9 a.m. ET

Human Resources

  • If I close my office, do I have to pay my employees?
  • *UPDATED!* If I close my office, does my staff qualify for unemployment (reemployment assistance) benefits?
  • What is the federal legislation “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”?
  • What do I do if an employee is exhibiting symptoms?
  • Should I furlough or layoff my employees during the COVID-19 governor-ordered “work stoppage”?
  • What is the difference between a furlough and layoff?
  • If I furlough my employees, can I call any of them back to help with emergencies, do office work, collect receivables, etc.?
  • If I layoff my employees, can I call any of them back to help with emergencies, do office work, collect receivables, etc.?
  • Can an employee apply for reemployment assistance (RA [formerly unemployment]) during a furlough or layoff?
  • What health insurance options are available if I terminate my employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
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