Question: Karen works as head for HR Operations at a company deeply affected by the pandemic. They tried having a work-from-home setup for all their employees but found that they could not: 50% of the employees have no access to the internet. She is worried that a lot of her employees might have symptoms but still […]
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QUESTION: Mary travelled to another country before the pandemic took place. When she came back, the company already had a pandemic preparedness plan in place. Should HR wait for Mary to report sick before deciding if she’s fit to work? ANSWER: No. The company shouldn’t allow Mary to go back to work until she follows […]
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Question: Susan was provided 12 weeks of FMLA leave. In addition, she was provided an accommodation which was unsuccessful in helping her perform the essential functions of the job. As a result, Susan was provided additional leaves under the American Disabilities Act. Susan is expecting to be able to use her FMLA leave again once it […]
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… about our HR Family First Q&A Session! I always enjoy reading [Beth’s] training outlines and in particular during the current COVID-19 and legislation. [Beth is] a master. – Attorney From past experience, I knew and expected that [Beth] would provide answers to present-day situations in a very straightforward manner. As a result […]
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QUESTION: Our employee has used up their 12 weeks of FMLA, and now they are off due to COVID-19. Will we allow our employee another 12 weeks? Do they have to work another 1250 hours, or can we just give them the leave for COVID-19? ANSWER: The Family First FMLA leave is a 12 […]
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