Emergency Paid Sick Leave under Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
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As we told you previously, several Congressional representatives sent a letter to congressional leaders asking for paid parental leave to be extended to cover eligible federal workers for a birth, adoption, or foster care placement that occurs between December 20, 2019 and October 1, 2020. If this affects you or you believe this to be the right thing to do, contact your congressional representatives and let them know you support this change!
Previously, Colonial Parking stated that if the USPTO was still operating under mandatory telework guidance as of Fricay, May, 22, Colonial would require all tag master devices be returned, or parking accounts would be charged $60, the nonrefundable cost of the device. This is no longer the case.
Emergency sick leave will be recorded under the Regular Time section of the timecard. Employees must use the appropriate PPA code and transaction code that correlates to the qualifying reason for taking emergency sick leave.
The following was emailed to all Directors, SPEs, and teleworking employees on PTP-10, PTP-20, PTP-N, and situational ad hoc program in the Technology Centers.