Resources for Employees
Local Employee Resource Guide
MassHire Holyoke has developed a resource guide for employees during this time.
The Family First Act
The Family First Act provides employees expanded sick time for Covid-19 related needs including quarantine, caring for ill family members, and child care.
MassHealth and Unemployment Benefits
MassHealth insurance enrollment has been extended at this time. Applicants can go to the MassHealth site on Mass.gov to apply.
Unemployment has been expanded during this crisis. The rules and regulations changing frequently so applicants are advised to go directly to the Mass Unemployment website to learn more.
Employee Rights and Employer Obligations
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is maintaining a page with FAQs regarding employee rights during this crisis. Any workplace complaints can be filed with the AG using their online complaint form.