Families First Coronavirus Response Act
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18th and is in effect April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The FFCRA provides additional paid sick time and expands family and medical leave (FMLA), to employees who meet certain criteria, through the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.
Village Employee Assistant Program
The Village Employee Assistance Program is taking COVID-19 very seriously and we are working to provide the best continued services to you. Below you will find multiple resources to help you work, manage, lead and live during these difficult times.
• COVID-19 Information and Resources – National Alliance on Mental Health
• Managing COVID-19 Anxiety – Anxiety and Depression Association of America
• Coping with Anxiety in a Time of Pandemic – Medical Press
• Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders– National Institute on Drug Abuse
How to work securely from home
Start by reading through the "Teaching and Learning Securely from Home" guide provided by NDUS Core Technology Services.
How to keep yourself engaged
Working remotely can come with many challenges for employees who may not be used to working from home. Your normal interactions with colleagues have changed, finding ways to stay connected and engaged is important to remain productive and to continue meeting team goals. Here are some tips for social engagement while working remotely.
Set yourself up for success, put a little time and energy into setting up your work space at home.
It is normal in any crisis or public health emergency to feel stress, especially if you are now adjusting to an entirely new work environment from home. Here are some tips for managing stress during a time of crisis.