What do I need to do if one of our employees tests positive for COVID?
Do I have the right to tell employees to stay home for their own safety? (Older employees, those with autoimmune diseases, etc.)
How do I know if my business is exempt from the “Shelter in Place” status? Are there some functions in a firm that might be essential while other functions in the same company are not?
What is the protocol for payroll for nonessential employees? Are we liable to pay full wages during the time off?
We had to lay off production workers due to COVID-19. What do we do if they had PTO accrued prior by being laid off? Are we required to pay laid off employees for their PTO?
We are an essential business, but what do we do if we have employees who choose not to work due to the “Shelter in Place” order?
We are an essential business, but some of our employees can’t work full-time because their children are home. Does the FMLA and sick paid leave act apply to them?
Do our employees need a document stating that they are essential employees in case they are pulled over while driving to work? If so, is there a template we can use?
If laid off employees are collecting unemployment, are we (the company) still liable to pay their health insurance?
How do we handle an employee with a diagnosed autoimmune disease, which puts them at a higher risk of complications from COVID-19, who insists on a furlough?
We are a small manufacturer with 25 employees. The previous family leave act didn’t apply to us, but does this new one apply to us? Would we need to pay them for up to 2 weeks of sick leave or would we get a tax rebate?
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