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What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws - 

All EEOC materials related to COVID-19 are collected at www.eeoc.gov/coronavirus. The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (which include the requirement for reasonable accommodation and non-discrimination based on disability, and rules about employer medical examinations and inquiries), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, and sex, including pregnancy), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (which prohibits discrimination based on age, 40 or older), and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

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FCCRA Expiration Update January 2021

The mandatory leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act expired at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2020. This date is also the last effective date for State Personnel Board Rule 31, Families First Coronavirus Response Leave. Please note that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will continue to enforce the FFCRA for eligible leave requested or taken between April 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Therefore, any employee entitled to paid leave under the FFCRA which was taken during that time period should be compensated.

If you have questions concerning the information in this advisory, contact HRA Policy at policy@doas.ga.gov.  

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