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$200 cap applicability to 4)10's

How does the $200 daily cap apply to employees who work 4)10's?

It seems unfair to max out an employee at $200 when they work two extra hours per day, but the Acts do not address this. It makes more sense to pay 2/3 of their hourly rate up to $25/hour (which is $200 divided by 8 hours).

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50 employees/25 employee exceptions applicable to public sector?

I am looking for input on
1. Whether the 50 employee exemption under EFMLEA and EPSLA is applicable to public sector?
''(3) REGULATORY AUTHORITIES.-The Secretary of Labor shall have the authority to issue regulations for good cause under sections 553(b)(B) and 553(d)(A) of title 5, United States Code-
''(A) to exclude certain health care providers and emergency responders from the definition of eligible employee under... more »

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Qualifications under FFCRA

Need more clarity on what qualifies for emergency paid leave. We are having people ask if they can take FFCRA because their child's school is closed, but they have child care available. Currently it reads OR not AND. If the employee is still able to work because they have childcare, do they still qualify for emergency leave? They think they do - but we need them here at work. Greater clarity on this would be helpful.... more »

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HCP Employee Benefits Eligibility

I understand that employers of health care providers, as defined in the guidance (thank you!) are not required to offer these employees benefits. If they wish to offer some forms of covered leave (say, those related to illness or quarantine of themselves) but not other forms, or if they wish to begin offering benefits but reserve the right to stop if the absenteeism rate is jeopardizing continued operations, may they... more »

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Charts

Can you provide us a comprehensive chart of all 3 types of leave, the caps for all 3 types, and how to factor in the healthcare and medicare cost (and additional examples all situations where employees have all three)?

Can you also include the employee retention credits from the CARES Act?

Also in this resource, can you provide clarification on the difference between getting a credit against ER Social Security and being... more »

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Child Age Eligibility differs from the DOL and the IRS

Per the FMLEA children under the age of 18 qualify for the need of an employee to have the ability to qualify for paid leave although the IRS states that children over 14 during day hours don't qualify unless justifying reasons. I can see that this could be a huge sticking point for employers as they may be required under the DOL rules but won't qualify for the tax credit.

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Clarification for Qualifying Reason #1

The first reason an employee may qualify for the emergency paid sick leave reads that an employee qualifies if the employee "is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19"

However, the FAQ published by DOL "https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions" has multiple questions (namely, 23, 24, and 25) stating employees are not eligible for paid sick leave when the... more »

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Isolation & quarantine definitions

It would be very helpful to better define isolation orders and quarantine orders. Also, if the company is an essential business, how does that affect an employee's right to the benefit? Are they denied sick leave for isolation orders if we are allowed to run? Is an isolation order the same as county or state "stay at home" or "shelter in place" orders? There are lots of questions surrounding this item in the sick leave... more »

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Exemption Clarification

Please include a fact sheet or list of examples for the exemptions. For instance, consider a private school with one teacher per grade level. Let's say the 4th grade teacher has 3 little children at home now due to school closure yet she is still required to teach her online classes each day. There is work to be done, however she is struggling to manage and would like to take time off under the new FFCRA. Her inability... more »

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Clarification on Health Care Workers

There are many businesses that may provide multiple services - one may include a home health division and have homecare workers. If a business that offers home health and also provides an array of services so that they have a "division" of home care. Are the home care workers exempt from the FFCRA, but the employees working for the other services the business provides not exempt.

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