[dbmat] Fwd: [TxP2P-Volunteers] New US DOL Regulations re: Paid Leave!

  • From: Edgenie Bellah <bellahe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: DBMAT <dbmat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kathi Barksdale <kathi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Josh Fultz <josh.fultz02@xxxxxxxxx>, Teresa Banda <tbanda@xxxxxxxx>, Heather keiler-green <heather.keiler.green@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Glausier,Cassondra (HHSC/DARS)" <cassondra.glausier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kathi Garza <garzak@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2020 13:06:04 -0500

Just in case you haven't seen this, below is the latest update from the
Department of Labor regarding paid leave for parents caring for adult
children with disabilities.

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From: 'Laura Warren' Laura@xxxxxxxxx [TxP2P-Volunteers] <
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Date: Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 12:36 PM
Subject: [TxP2P-Volunteers] New US DOL Regulations re: Paid Leave!



This discusses Paid Leave for parents of adult children who had to quit a
job to stay home with their child or lost their usual source of care. See
below!

Stay healthy,

Laura





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Behalf Of *Diana Autin diana.autin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [F2FHICGrantees]
*Sent:* Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:01 AM
*Subject:* [F2FHICGrantees] New US DOL Regulations re: Paid Leave!



The US Department of Labor has just clarified that parents of adult
children who have lost their usual source of care due to COVID-19 may
receive Paid Leave to stay home to care for their adult children just as
parents of children up to age 18 may stay home to care for their child who
has lost their usual source of care due to school or childcare closings or
inability of childcare providers to come to the home to care for their
child .  The US Department of Labor has finally determined that the
definition of "son or daughter" for the new program should be consistent
with that of the existing Family and Medical Leave Act, which "expressly
includes children 18 years of age or older and incapable of self-care
because of a mental or physical disability."



Please share with your constituencies!



Find out more at
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/04/06/2020-07237/paid-leave-under-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act




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