Faculty and staff who, because of age, underlying health conditions or other factors, are at increased risk of infection or risk of more severe infection-related health outcomes may request an alternate work arrangement. This may also apply if an employee has someone in a high risk category as a member of their household. Documentation may be required. Additional information on the Alternate Work Arrangement Process and Form can be found at http://www.southeastern.edu/admin/hr/policies_procedures/index.html.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA):
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into federal law on March 18, 2020, and is effective from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Under this Act, faculty, staff, graduate assistants and student workers affected by COVID-19 may be entitled to additional paid time off. Included in the law are two new paid leave provisions:
Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)
Emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLEA)
Additional information, including guidelines and flow charts, can be found at the following: http://www.southeastern.edu/admin/hr/policies_procedures/index.html If employees or supervisors have any questions or need further assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com.