Leaves of Absence

Contact Information
 
Jeannette Tapia
Human Resources Specialist
(310) 419-2753
 
 
COVID-19 Related Leaves of Absence
 
Eligible employees may request a leave of absence related to COVID-19 under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which includes Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and/or the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA). These benefits are available to employees for leaves taken between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020, at which time they expire.

 

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA)

EFFECTIVE DATE

Applies to leave taken between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020

PROVISIONS

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA)

Expanded Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLEA)

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

  • Employees regardless of how long they have been employed 
  • Employees employed for at least 30 days

RATE OF PAY

  • The employee’s regular rate of pay or; 
  • Two-thirds of the employee’s regular rate of pay
  • Two-thirds of the employee’s regular rate of pay
  • An employee may elect to substitute any accrued vacation leave, personal leave, or medical or sick leave for the first two weeks of partial paid leave under this section.

PROVISION RESTRICTIONS

  • Paid sick time provided under this Act does not carryover from one year to the next. 
  • Employees are not entitled to reimbursement for unused leave upon termination, resignation, retirement, or other separation from employment.
 
 
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