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Impact of COVID-19

Expanded FMLA Leave

All current employees who have been employed with a company for at least 30 days and are actively scheduled for work are eligible for leave. Employees laid off or otherwise terminated on or after March 1, 2020, who are rehired on or before December 31, 2020, are eligible for leave upon reinstatement if they had previously been employed with that company for 30 or more of the 60 calendar days prior to their layoff or termination.

Eligible employees who are unable to work due to a need to care for their child when a school or place of care has been closed, or when the regular child care provider is unavailable due to a public health emergency with respect to COVID-19.

"Child" means a biological, adopted or foster child, a stepchild, a legal ward, or a child of a persons standing in loco parentis, who is: Under 18 years of age or 18 or older and incapable of self-care because of a mental or physical disability

Employees will have up to 12 weeks of leave from April 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020.

Leave will be unpaid for the first 10 days of leave; however, employees may use accrued paid vacation, sick or personal leave during this time.

Emergency Paid Sick Leave

All current full- and part-time employees currently scheduled but unable to work due to one of the following reasons for leave:

1. The employee is subject to a federal, state or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID–19.

2. The employee has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID–19.

3. The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID–19 and seeking a medical diagnosis.

4. The employee is caring for an individual who is subject to either number 1 or 2 above.

5. The employee is caring for his or her child if the school or place of care of the child has been closed, or the child care provider of such child is unavailable, due to COVID–19 precautions.

6. The employee is experiencing any other substantially similar condition specified by the secretary of health and human services in consultation with the secretary of the treasury and the secretary of labor.

All eligible full-time employees will have up to 80 hours of paid sick leave available to use for the qualifying reasons above. Eligible part-time employees are entitled to the number of hours worked, on average, over a two-week period.

Emergency sick leave will be paid at the employee's regular rate of pay, or minimum wage, whichever is greater, for leave taken for reasons 1-3 above. Employees taking leave for reasons 4-6 will be compensated at two-thirds their regular rate of pay, or minimum wage, whichever is greater.

Human Resources Internship Opportunities

In the surrounding areas of Shippensburg University

Human Resources Internship-Summer 2020

Company: WITF

Location: Harrisburg, PA, 17111

Human Resources Intern

Company: UCP Central PA

Location: Camp Hill, PACompensation: $12 an hour

Employee Support Intern- Summer 2020

Company: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company

Location: Hershey, PACompensation: $10 an hour