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COVID-19 Related Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation and Exemption Updates

Local Procedure for Staff, Faculty and Academic Personnel regarding Medical Exemptions and/or Disability Exceptions - Coming Soon
Local Procedure for Staff, Faculty and Academic Personnel regarding Deferrals due to Pregnancy - Coming Soon

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guide Training 

You may access the training by signing into the UC Learning Center
Once signed in:
  • click the "Required Training" button to view your Training Analysis,
  • then click the "Start" button for the course,
  • or, you can also search by course name or find it in the catalog under “Environment, Safety, and Emergency Management”.

Benefits

Leaves

UC 2021 Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) - Entitlement March 29, 2021 through September 30, 2021
Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) - Expired December 31, 2020
Expanded Family and Medical Leave (EFML) - Expired December 31, 2020

Wellness

Employee Assistance Program  is offering additional support for employees and providing live virtual meetings lasting approximately 15-20 minutes to address the following:
  • The stress individuals may experience associated with this Natinal Crisis
  • Tips to manage personal wellbeing
  • Tips to take care of children/others
  • Information, tools and resources for overall wellness, including a COVID-19 special resource section available on Insight EAP website
  • Overview of Insight EAP Benefits and Resources available to all employees and their families

Upcoming Webinars 

Webinars
Date 
Time
Link
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Join Webinar
Fostering Creativity (Sponsored by EAP)
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 Register
Raising Awareness: Mental Health and Minorities (Sponsored by EAP)           
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm         
Thursday, July 15, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Importance of Influence (Sponsored by EAP)
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       
 Register    
Acupressure: From Restlessness to Peace of Mind (Sponsored by Health Net) Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm  Register
Resilience in Times of Changes Group Session (Sponsored by EAP) Wednesday, July 28, 2021  1:30 pm  Join Session

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance FEMA

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. COVID-19 Funeral Assistance FEMA is reimbursing up to $7,000 for COVID-19 funerals to any family member who paid for a funeral. More information can be found on the FEMA website.

Maximum Vacation Accruals

On May 20, 2021 UC President Drake has approved a second extension of the temporary exception to PPSM-2.210 (Absence from Work), which allows policy-covered staff employees additional time to take vacation leave in order to bring their vacation accrual balances below the maximum. The exception deadline has been extended to September 30, 2021. During the exception period, employees whose balances exceed the maximum will continue to accrue vacation leave.

On June 29, 2020 UC President Napolitano approved a temporary increase to a four-month extension for eligible staff, effective retroactively from June 1 through Dec. 31, 2020. 

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