The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, was passed on March 18, 2020 and includes new job protected leave and paid leave provisions effective April 1, 2020 and will sunset on December 31, 2020.

Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion Act (E-FMLA) amends and expands the traditional FMLA on a temporary basis to provide job-protected leave up to 12 weeks and paid leave up to 10 weeks for employees, who have been employed for at least 30 days, who are unable to work (or telecommute) due to care for their child if the child’s school or place of care has been closed due to the public health emergency created by COVID-19.

To apply for this leave, please notify your supervisor to request the paid leave and contact the Standard at 1.844.239.3560 or www.Standard.com to initiate the job-protected leave.

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (E-PSL) is a new paid sick leave law to provide employees with paid sick leave for qualifying reasons related to COVID-19. There are six qualifying reasons and the amount of paid time provided is based on the qualifying reason that is met. To request this leave, please contact your direct supervisor for further information.

If you have any questions, please call Employee Benefits and Services Division at 1.909.387.5787, or your supervisor.