April 6, 2020

TO: All Employees
FROM: Gladys Benford, Director of Administrative Services
RE: FFCRA COVID-19 Employee Paid Leave Requests

As you are aware, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick or family leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division administers and enforces the new law's paid leave requirements. The provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 and for the following qualifying reasons. The employee:
Employees must apply for the leave through the FFCRA leave form. Please make sure the form is correctly completed and in its entirety. The form may be scanned to the Human Resources Department to hunterc@uapb.edu, smithld@uapb.edu, and/ or benfordg@uapb.edu. Keep a copy for yourself and send one to your supervisor. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me via the benfordg@uapb.edu. Have a great day and be safe.