Options for taking time off during the pandemic are expanding and the rules are changing, so it is hard to keep up and know exactly which type of leave is best for your particular situation.
The emergency paid leave Congress authorized as part of the American Rescue Plan is a new, but temporary program for paid leave under certain circumstances. This is a very different type of paid leave for federal workers, and the administration yesterday released guidance for agencies to follow as they make it available to their employees. (See NTEU’s message on the guidance)
To help NTEU members navigate this increasingly complex world of leave, we have compiled a compact, two-page explainer that covers no less than eight types of paid and unpaid leave options.
Your health and safety are of paramount importance to NTEU. This document is another of the many ways NTEU is providing members with accurate, timely and clear information to help you make the decisions that are best for you and your family.