Always In Our Hearts

Please join the American Ambulance Association in honoring those who have fallen serving their communities in the COVID-19 pandemic. What does it mean to be a hero? Paramedics, EMTs, nurses, and firefighters risk their lives every day to serve on the… Posted by American Ambulance Association on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 #EMS providers risk their lives every day to serve on the front lines of #COVID19. Tragically, this means that some don’t make it home to their families. It is our responsibility to honor their memories and support their loved ones. #SupportEMS #PSOB #NotJustaRide #alwaysopen pic.twitter.com/vv7XF7mCH6 — AmericanAmbulanceAsc (@amerambassoc) June 30, 2020

FFCRA Summary of Temporary Final Regulations

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Summary of Temporary Final Regulations Emergency Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (EPFMLA) Cannot Work or Telework Up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave Care for child due to school closure, childcare unavailable due to coronavirus Eligible Employees All employees on payroll for 30 days or more Amount of Pay After first 10 days, receive no less than 2/3 employee regular rate of pay. Not to exceed $200 per day, $10,000 in the aggregate Reinstatement/Return to Work Must reinstate to same or equivalent position Unless position was eliminated Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) Cannot Work or Telework due to: Quarantine, advised to self-quarantine, seek diagnosis, preventative care or diagnosis for coronavirus (Quarantine order includes orders that advise citizens to shelter in place, stay at home, otherwise restrict their mobility) Caring for an individual who subject to quarantine or isolation order or advised to self-quarantine Eligible Employees All Employees Amount of Hours & Pay Full-time employees entitled to 80 hours (14 days) Part-Time entitled to average number of hours employee is scheduled per day over six-month period. Full pay, not to exceed $511 per day, $5,110 in the aggregate for employee Quarantine, self-quarantine, or...

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FFCRA Emergency Paid Leave Posting

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Emergency Paid Leave Posting As many of you are aware, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Emergency Paid Family & Medical Leave Act and Emergency Paid Sick Leave provisions become effective tomorrow, April 1st.  I had hoped that the U.S. DOL would have published draft Regulations by the close of business today and prior to April 1st to give employers an indication as to how these provisions will be administered by the U.S. DOL.  As of the time of this email, the U.S. DOL has not published anything aside from the Frequently Asked Question (FAQs).  The U.S. DOL published FIELD ASSISTANCE BULLETIN No. 2020-1 that states that they will not bring enforcement actions against any employer who is out of compliance provided they can demonstrate that they have made a reasonable good faith effort to comply with the law.  We will make sure that we notify you as soon as the draft Regulations are published to ensure your organization is compliant. In the meantime, covered employers are required to post the Federal Employee Notice or the Non-Federal Employee Notice  in the same locations that they post similar notices by April 1, 2020.  Additionally,...

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