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DOL Announces Guidance to States for Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Department of Labor has announced guidance to states for Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC). Under FPUC, states will administer an additional $600 weekly payment to certain eligible individuals who are receiving other benefits. This provision is contained in Section 2104 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) enacted on March 27, 2020. This program allows states to provide an additional $600 per week benefit to individuals who are collecting regular Unemployment Compensation. This summary provides an outline of some of the measures.

Employers should know that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new poster listing steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus. The poster highlights 10 infection prevention measures every employer can implement to protect workers’ safety and health during the coronavirus pandemic. Additional information may be found here.

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