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I’m a contingent (temporary/casual) employee. Does the pay continuation policy apply to me?

Contingent employees are eligible for quarantine pay. Casual employees who do not work a regular schedule may receive quarantine pay for work hours scheduled prior to the quarantine period that the casual employee is prevented from working due to…

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COVID-19 issues are negatively affecting the progress on my grant. What should I do?

See the NIH memos published on March 9, 2020, regarding late applications and an FAQ. The NIHFederal Office of Management and Budget also released a memo indicating that grant “flexibilities are applicable to NIH applicants and recipients where the entity is conducting…

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What guidance has the federal government provided regarding funding and grants?

On March 9, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) produced a memo directing Federal agencies to support research and services that are deemed necessary to carry out emergency response related to COVID-19.On March 12, 2020, the NIH issued a …

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If the university, the County or a healthcare provider requires me to quarantine and my work cannot be done from home, what options do I have?

If you are not sick, but are required to quarantine due to possible exposure, and cannot perform your work from home, you may be eligible for quarantine pay.  If you are required to self-isolate because you are sick or…

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