The federal government has recently enacted the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Expanded Paid Family & Medical Leave Act (EPFMLA). These new Acts require certain employers to provide additional benefits to specific employees. The County of Santa Clara has immediately implemented these new guidelines, and in several cases, is exceeding the benefit levels outlined by the Department of Labor.
Please refer to the following information related to leaves, timekeeping, exempted classifications, frequently asked questions and more. This page will be updated regularly as additional details become available.
Please contact your Human Resources Liaison or your Employee Benefits Department Service Center for additional information.
Information Regarding Disaster Service Workers
The County of Santa Clara has authorized the use of employees as Disaster Service Workers (DSW) to fulfill assignments during the declared COVID-19 public health emergency. Please refer to the following documents for clarification on the roles of DSWs and how their use is authorized.
Pandemic Premium Pay (Pandemic Pay) Lump Sum FAQ
Click here for details regarding the County's December 3rd, 2021 Pandemic Premium Lump Sum payment.
Vaccine Requirement Memo
August 5, 2021: Updated Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement for County Personnel