The following link and the attachments in this email will help to address that issue:
In addition to the above, the link below has been posted to the nalc.org safety page.
It is the March 9, 2020 message from PMG Brennan addressing the COVID-19 concerns that we have been discussing.
Please pass this on to the stewards in your branches so that our carriers are more likely to see what she has to say.
Statements from NALC President Rolando
Essential Service Provider
Federal First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
UPDATED: March 30, 2020 and Criteria for Return to Work for Employees with Confirmed Case of COVID-19. Below is a breakdown of each attachment:
COVID-19 SUT 23 – ALL EMPLOYEES: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
This is a mandatory stand-up talk (SUT) regarding taking leave during COVID-19. Effective April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides employees with two additional types of leave. These new leave entitlements are in addition to leave you are already entitled to under the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) and any applicable Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs). The two new types of leave are Emergency Sick Leave (up to 80 hours) and Family Medical Leave Act Expansion.
This is a poster explaining employee rights for paid sick leave and expanded FMLA under the FFCRA. The provisions apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and explain the following: Paid leave entitlements, eligible employees, and qualifying reasons. Note: Reasons 1-3 on the flyer are code 077-19 Emergency Sick Leave – Self and reasons 4-6 are code 081-19 Emergency Sick Leave – Other.
USPS FFRCA Leave Charts
This chart explains the 6 qualifying reasons listed on the FFCRA Poster and defines eligibility for both Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Expansion.
Criteria for Return to Work (RTW) for Employees with Confirmed Case of COVID-19
This document is criteria to assist managers and supervisors when an employee has indicated their intent to return to work following a confirmed case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Supervisor and Management Guidance Updated 3/30/2020
This document is updated from the one I sent you dated 3/13/2020. It includes the following additions:
Updated on 4-15-2020
Please see the attached updated documents regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Checklist and Expanded FMLA Checklist are supervisor guidance on the 6 qualifying reasons and documentation requirements for each.
The FFCRA FAQ replaces the previous one dated 3/31/2020. If you have a copy of the previous FAQ dated 3/31/2020, please discard and replace it with the attached FAQ dated 4/14/2020.
Below you will find a memo from NALC Director of Safety and Health Manny Peralta, dated 4-8-2020, along with the two documents referenced in that memo.
Childcare - State of Colorado
Mandatory Stand-up Talks
Mandatory Stand Up Talks 6-25-2020
Mandatory Stand Up Talks 7-1-2020
Mandatory Stand Up Talks 7-2-2020
Mandatory Stand Up Talks 7-8-2020
For additional details on each branch meeting times and locations, click on the 'Colorado Branches' tab at the top of the page.