Below provides a summary of the current COVID-19 related paid leave programs available to employees. Employees continuing to need time off for COVID-19 related issues, should contact their campus Human Resources Office. Employees may also be eligible to use sick leave and/or vacation balances or request an unpaid leave of absence.
On March 19, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 95, which creates a new COVID-19 paid leave benefit for CSU employees. The new supplemental paid sick leave (SPSL) can be used for various COVID-related absences when the employee is unable to work or telework. SB 95 provides up to 80 hours of supplemental paid sick leave for full time employees, prorated for less than full time employees and applies retroactively to January 1, 2021, and is effective through September 30, 2021. Below lists the reasons for leave usage.
Reasons for leave usage:
Employees represented by Teamsters (Unit 6) are eligible to participate in Expanded COVID-19 Related Leave (ECRL). Under ECRL, up to 256 hours is available to eligible employees when unable to work remotely. ECRL is effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.
Please check your campus for specific information.