“Here’s my general advice for businesses–don’t be afraid to get help.”

In recent weeks a flurry of legislative activity has led to numerous laws to help employers and businesses dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a big part of the activity. What does this law mean for employers, and how does it benefit them? What other considerations should employers think through as they support their workforces during this pandemic?

In this episode, Ben talks with Eric Meyer, Partner at FisherBroyles, LLP, about how employers should be responding to the current environment and what the law means for them.

Connect with Eric: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emeyer/

Follow Eric’s blog: https://www.theemployerhandbook.com/

List of HR Tech companies offering free software and/or support: https://lhra.io/blog/hrtech-companies-offering-free-resources-information-covid-19-crisis/

Ben’s personal piece on how to respond to the crisis: https://upstarthr.com/rising-up-to-embrace-our-humanity/