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Main Section 6 Questions
Forecast and allow for employee absences during a pandemic due to factors such as personal illness, family member illness, community containment measures and quarantines, school and/or business closures, and public transportation closures.
Establish policies for employee compensation and sickleave absences unique to a pandemic (e.g. nonpunitive, liberal leave), including policies on when a previously ill person is no longer infectious and can return to work after illness. (Utilize existing guidelines established).
Establish policies for flexible worksite (e.g. telecommuting) and flexible work hours (e.g. staggered shifts).
Establish policies for employees who have been exposed to COVID 19, are suspected to be ill or become ill at the worksite (e.g. infection control response, immediate mandatory sick leave).