The District is following the requirements set forth in Assembly Bill (AB) 685, which requires us to notify all employees at a work site of potential exposures, COVID-19-related benefits and protections, and disinfection and safety measures that will be taken at the work site in response to a confirmed case. Whenever there is confirmation of a positive COVID-19 case, our Maintenance and Operations Director, Brian Holloway, will send a message District-wide to our employees to inform them of this positive case. The information will read as follows:
The District has been notified that an individual infected with COVID-19 was present at _______ (site or department). If you were present at the site on ___________ (date subject person last on campus/department) or fourteen (14) calendar days prior, you may have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.
You may be entitled to one or more of the following COVID-19 benefits under applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, including, but not limited to, COVID-19 related leave, company sick leave, state-mandated leave, supplemental sick leave, negotiated leave provisions, and workers compensation:
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act Leave
- Family Medical Leave Act/California Family Rights Act Leave
- Local Government Ordinance or Collective Bargaining Agreement Sick Leave
- Workers' Compensation Benefits
Please contact Personnel regarding leave benefits available to you.