The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), 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.

  • alertOn April 6, 2021, the Board of Supervisors approved Board Agenda Item No. 53, which provides an extension of E-FMLA benefits under FFCRA through September 30, 2021.

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

Emergency Family Medical Leave Act

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 due to the public health emergency created by COVID-19.

Employees must meet the following requirements:

  • An employee must be employed by the County for 30 days prior to the commencement of the leave of absence.
  • An employee is unable to work (or telecommute) due to care for the their child (under the age of 18) if the child’s school or place of care has been close due to a public health emergency.

To apply for this leave, please notify your supervisor to request the paid leave and contact MetLife at 1.877.638.8269 or to initiate the job-protected leave.

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