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Family First Coronavirus Response Act
Post On Jun. 02, 2020

Information for employers and employees, in relation to the recently-enacted Family First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA") Basic Considerations The FFCRA requires that covered employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Covered emp...

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Can your job put you out on workman’s comp due to a COVID exposure and then put you on FMLA with even telling you or you being?
Asked on May 17, 2020 ,  4 Answers

Paramedic with a covid exposure on 4/5 was told 4/18 and sent home on quarantine. Had COVID test done 4/20 and was negative. 4/21 began running a fever with shortness of breath worsening and cough. 4/22 woke up with a very swollen ankle, unable to bear weight. Per physician on duty possible arterial...

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Employer Obligations and Employee Rights Families First COVID-19 Response Act
Post On Apr. 16, 2020

Employer Obligations and Employee Rights concerning the Coronavirus outbreak. There have been some very recent changes in response to this public health emergency, so please ensure you are in compliance. First, to remind you that on Thursday, March 19, 2020, the California Governor issued an Order t...

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COVID-19 and the FFCRA: What You Need to Know NOW
Post On Apr. 15, 2020

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)
Post On Apr. 14, 2020

The recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act makes substantial changes to sick and FMLA leave for businesses and employees in 2020. The FFCRA provides new benefits to employees through two new laws: The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act & Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
Post On Apr. 08, 2020

A summary of the new Families First CoronaVirus Response Act ("FFCRA") and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act ("EFMLEA") and the implications for Employees. New Employee Leave Rights Under FFCRA The FFCRA—in addition to expanding FMLA coverage—has created a new category of paid tim...

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Paid Sick Leave Rights for COVID-- the New Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Post On Apr. 07, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), Sections 5102-5110, Significantly (Though Temporarily) Expands Employee Rights, by Requiring Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave to Employees Impacted by COVID-19, and Forbidding Them From Firing Employees for Protesting Denial of Such Leave Paid...

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Q&A About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employees Need to Know
Post On Apr. 06, 2020

With the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), employees have questions about what the law does and doesn’t provide to those impacted by the coronavirus and COVID-19. In this article we’ll answer 7 of the most pressing questions employees face. Can I seek FMLA leave if my c...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA")
Post On Mar. 27, 2020

Expanded Family Medical Leave: This provision expressly amends the well-established Family and Medical Leave Act with specific changes related to the coronavirus pandemic. All Employees Should Pay Attention Expanded Family Medical Leave: This provision expressly amends the well-established Family an...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Post On Mar. 24, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has become law with an effective date of April 2, 2020. The Act expires on December 31, 2020. Please note that the Act was just passed. There are no administrative or judicial decisions interpreting the Act nor has the Constitutionality of the Act yet been...

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My fiancee was just demoted from her manager position because she was sick and had brought doctors notes every time ?
Asked in Lake Isabella,  CA Jan. 12, 2019 ,  3 Answers

My fiancee has been getting terribly sick and has had go to the Er multiple times each time she has her doctors notes and the general manager had wrote her up for being sick shortened her hours and is trying to write her up for anything she can...

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Wrongful termination for medical reasons
Asked in Denison,  TX Dec. 27, 2018 ,  1 Answers

I've been suffering for seven years from a condition that causes excruciating pelvic pain, lower back pain, and fatigue for up to 6 days at a time and is cyclical related to reproductive health issues. The pain affects my ability to walk, stand, sit, and causes urinary urgency and pain if I hold my ...

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Can my employer force a 12-hour shift when I have a medical work restriction limiting me to 6-8?
Asked in Harrisburg,  PA Dec. 06, 2018 ,  1 Answers

I am a veterinarian in a busy ER and I am scheduled for 12+ hour shifts. I am having a total hip replacement on 1/4. I had a fusion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 last year but have been working full-time since 1/18. I am badly limping and using a cane. My surgeon fears that if I maintain walking like this I wi...

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Can I be terminated ?when my doctor had not released me to go back to work. When it is a few days over my Fmla time?
Asked in Elkhart,  IN Dec. 01, 2018 ,  1 Answers

I have been terminated today . after I went through a complete hip replacement. My Fmla ran out on the 25th . of November. But my doctors appointment to get released from his care is on December 4th. I was terminated on Friday November 30th...

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Employment Disability Protection Under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act and Federal ADA
Post On Dec. 05, 2011

This guide summarizes some important differences between the employment-related disability laws in the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code sections 12900, et seq. (FEHA) and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. sections 12101 et seq. (ADA), as of Nov...

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Search Committee Selection Process Guidelines
Post On Aug. 03, 2010

Whether you operate in a for profit or not for profit organization, there are certain fundamental guidelines that should be observed in order to not only engender confidence in the process and the decision that is made but also avoid potential legal claims and other adverse consequences. The purpose...

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