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February 02, 2023

Childcare Solutions
Updated On: Mar 16, 2020
With school closures sweeping California, here is a link some information from the EDD about eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits if our members™ children™s schools are closed, and they have to miss work to be there for them; they may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. According to EDD,œEligibility considerations include if [the employees] have no other care options and if [they] are unable to continue working [their] normal hours remotely. EDD encourages employees to,File an Unemployment Insurance claim and [their] EDD representatives will decide if [employees] are eligible. Here are some goods additional resources for employees: Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 What employees are entitled to may be confusing. The purpose of this information is to make it easier to understand what resources may be available. Program Why What Benefits More Information How to File Disability Insurance If you're unable to work due to medical quarantine or illness related to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional) Short-term benefit payments to eligible workers who have a full or partial loss of wages due to a non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy. Approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income); ranges from $50-$1,300 a week for up to 52 weeks. Learn more about your eligibility for Disability Insurance File a Disability Insurance claim Paid Family Leave If you're unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional) Up to six weeks of benefit payments to eligible workers who have a full or partial loss of wages because they need time off work to care for a seriously ill family member. Approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income); ranges from $50-$1,300 a week for up to 6 weeks. Learn more about your eligibility for Paid Family Leave File a Paid Family Leave claim Unemployment Insurance If you have lost your job or have had your hours reduced for reasons related to COVID-19 Partial wage replacement benefit payments to workers who lose their job or have their hours reduced, through no fault of their own. Range from $40-$450 per week for up to 26 weeks. Learn more about your eligibility for Unemployment Insurance File an Unemployment Insurance claim Paid Sick Leave If you or a family member are sick or for preventative care when civil authorities recommend quarantine The leave you have accumulated or your employer has provided to you under the Paid Sick Leave law. Paid to you at your regular rate of pay or an average based on the past 90 days. Learn more about your eligibility for Paid Sick Leave If accrued sick leave is denied, file a Wage claim Workers' Compensation If you are unable to do your usual job because you were exposed to and contracted COVID-19 during the regular course of your work, you may be eligible for workers compensation benefits. Benefits include temporary disability (TD) payments, which begin when your doctor says you can't do your usual work for more than three days or you are hospitalized overnight. You may be entitled to TD for up to 104 weeks. TD stops when either you return to work, your doctor releases you for work, or your doctor says your illness has improved as much as it's going to. TD generally pays two-thirds of the gross wages you lose while you are recovering from a work-related illness or injury, up to maximum weekly amount set by law. In addition, eligible employees are entitled to medical treatment and additional payments if a doctor determines you suffered a permanent disability because of the illness. Learn more about your eligibility for Workers' Compensation benefits File a Workers' Compensation claim Information for Workers Support Services for Workers Summary Chart: Benefit for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner™s Office Paid Sick Leave Information on Disability Insurance (DI), Paid Family Leave (PFL), and Unemployment Insurance (UI). Support Services for those who are Sick or Quarantined, Caregiving, or Dealing with Reduced Work Hours. Interim Guidance for Protecting Health Care Workers Guidance for hospital and laboratory workers on preventing exposure to coronavirus Guidance for health care facilities on the efficient use of respirator supplies Interim Guidelines for Protecting Workers in General Industry Cal/OSHA Interim Guidelines for General Industry on 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Joe Rose | Attorney Rose Law APC t (805) 512-9510 | SoCal Office t (916) 273-1260 | NorCal Office
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