Being a working parent is hard enough as it is. Add in a pandemic, virtual learning, and it's become almost impossible. The new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA), which employers need to learn all about before creating plans for working parents, could help.
Attorney Marcia Payton weighed in stating, "A sound policy will outline which employees can work from home, what hours they are expected to work and set forth a set schedule of virtual meetings or conferences. The policy must also adhere to any city, county, or state guidelines, as failure to do so could result in steep fines or penalties."