Emergency Leaves under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, was passed on March 18, 2020 and includes new job protected leave and paid leave provisions effective April 1, 2020 and will sunset on December 31, 2020.

If you have any questions, please call Employee Benefits and Services Division at 1.909.387.5787, or your supervisor.


 Emergency Leaves Overview

 FFCRA Video

 Countywide List of Healthcare Workers-Emergency Responders

 Additional Leave Options

 Emergency Leaves Calculator

Emergency Family Medical Leave Act

Emergency Family & Medical Leave Expansion Act (E-FMLA) amends and expands the traditional FMLA on a temporary basis to provide job-protected leave up to 12 weeks and paid leave up to 10 weeks for employees, who have been employed for at least 30 days, who are unable to work (or telecommute) due to care for their child if the child’s school or place of care has been closed due to the public health emergency created by COVID-19.

To apply for this leave, please notify your supervisor to request the paid leave and contact MetLife at 1.877.638.8269 or https://mybenefits.metlife.com to initiate the job-protected leave.

How the Plan Works

Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (E-PSL) is a new paid sick leave law to provide employees with paid sick leave for qualifying reasons related to COVID-19. There are six qualifying reasons and the amount of paid time provided is based on the qualifying reason that is met.

To request this leave, please contact your direct supervisor for further information.

How the Plan Works


Supervisor Presentation

Payroll Specialists Presentation