FAQs

  • What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?

  • What are the two types of leave granted under the FFCRA?

  • What is the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) granted under the FFCRA?

  • What are the specified reasons an employee can qualify for Emergency Paid Sick Leave? There are six reasons an employee can qualify for Emergency Paid Sick Leave:

  • How much leave am I eligible to receive under Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)?

  • How much will I be paid during my Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)?

  • What if I make more than $511 per day, can I supplement my pay?

  • What if I will only be receiving 2/3 pay up to $200 maximum per day under Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL), can I substitute the other 1/3 with my own leave?

  • Do I have to take all 80 hours or the maximum I am eligible for of Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) at one time?

  • When does Emergency Paid Sick Leave end?

  • Does Emergency Paid Sick Leave roll over if it unused?

  • Will I be required to submit documentation for my Emergency Paid Sick Leave to be granted?

  • Where should I apply for Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)?

  • What is the Expanded Family Medical Leave (EFML) granted under the FFCRA?

  • For what reasons am I eligible for EFML?

  • What employees are eligible for Expanded Family Medical Leave?

  • How does Expanded Family Medical Leave interact with Family Medical Leave?

  • What will I be paid while on Expanded Family Medical Leave?

  • How can I supplement pay for the first two weeks of Expanded Family Medical Leave that are unpaid?

  • Can I choose not to have my accrued leave used after the first two-week period?

  • Do I have to use all of my available leave at one time?

  • Does Extended Family Medical Leave roll over if it unused?

  • Will I be required to submit documentation for my Extended Family Medical Leave to be granted?

  • Where do I apply for Expanded Family Medical Leave?

  • Do I need to fill out two separate applications if I am seeking both Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family Medical Leave?

  • Who can I contact if I have questions about leave or payroll?