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leslie hoffman
19:13
I was on a call last night with the URJ leadership and a representative from the Federation National office - they said that it would apply to synagogues.
Josh Sayles
23:18
If questions arise during this conversation, please type them in the chat box! And if they are difficult questions and you would prefer not to be identified, please send them privately to Meryl or me.
sarahwelch
26:13
At some point during this call can we get clarification on what the 18 weeks of required employment for UC means. What about individuals who have not worked for 18 weeks? Is there any relief for those individuals?
Susan.Kalson
29:43
Could you please explain how health care benefits are covered during lay off period for someone collecting unemployment. What is the employer obligation? How do we make sure that our employees maintain coverage even while laid off?
Cindy Goodman-Leib
33:33
What is the time frame for people who apply for unemployment benefits to actually start receiving funds
Tree of Life
36:08
re: PTO-- if that is used ,the layoff doesn't begin until the PTO runs out. And compensation would begin with the actual layoff, not whee PTO starts.
Daniel Kraut
36:41
Does none of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA apply if we apply and get the SBA loan?
Ken Turkewitz
41:23
Several of Beth Shalom’s leases are on the list of life sustaining businesses.
Cindy Goodman-Leib
43:16
Who is responsible for the notification?
STEPHEN COHEN
44:04
follow-up to question: can lessor establish different rules of access for itself while denying access to lessees.
Bob Silverman
47:09
The current CDC protocol says that if a worker tests positive at a life sustaining business, that they should stay home in quarantine. It does not say that the business has to shut down. What is the legal recommendation as you see it for the rest of the workers at the facility?
Daniel Kraut
48:58
Hillel Academy has always been exempted.
Daniel Kraut
49:22
Cases have always been kicked out, and the Livny case is the one that set that up.
Laura Cherner
50:11
The Center for Women is holding a Zoom workshop geared towards employees on Friday, March 27 at 12 pm with employment lawyer Christine Elzer. If you are an employer who is interested in sharing this information with staff who may have questions about their employment, they are encouraged to email Megan Rose at mrose@ncjwpgh.org for call details.
Susan.Kalson
54:43
Just FYI Squirrel Hill Health Center is having only minimal staff at work and using cohorts that always work together to minimize effect if someone is exposed. Don't know if this can be done in other essential workplaces.
Bev Block
59:47
Regarding FFCRA, important to note here that employers with less than 50 EE’s may be exempt from these requirements. I think we’ll get more guidance from the DOL about waiver eligibility at/immediately prior to enactment on April 1st
Ken Turkewitz
01:00:50
That was great info, Noah. Where should we look to find it written up?
Noah Jordan
01:01:03
https://www.rothmangordon.com/employment-aspects-of-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-ffcra/
Ken Turkewitz
01:01:13
Thank you.
Noah Jordan
01:01:21
That contains a full description of the FFCRA employment law aspects
Daniel Kraut
01:07:54
https://cite.case.law/a3d/60/594/ Livny (2013) case was after Imani (2012) and held that Jewish Day Schools in Pennsylvania would be exempt from UIC. Provided by our employment lawyers years back.
Aviva Lubowsky
01:08:17
Jut a quick note that all your employees who are having any time of wage disruption are able to apply for a 0% loan up to $5,000 at www.hflapgh.org/coronavirusloan
Noah Jordan
01:08:19
Coronavirus-related resource center: https://www.rothmangordon.com/category/articles-newsletters/coronavirus/
Daniel Kraut
01:09:05
We were told it does not apply to biological
Ken Turkewitz
01:10:18
Many contracts, but not all, have force majeur clauses.
Daniel Kraut
01:11:25
Would parents on tuition contracts be able to argue fire majeur too get out
Daniel Kraut
01:11:33
force
Cindy Goodman-Leib
01:12:23
There are financial resources available through Jewish organizations. Look for an eblast next week from JFunds.
teddi
01:13:37
Thank you Gerri and Noah!
Ken Turkewitz
01:14:21
Thank you!
Cindy Goodman-Leib
01:14:26
Thank you - this was very helpful!
kwerner
01:14:43
Thank you! This was very informative.
Tree of Life
01:14:53
Thank you all.
debbyfirestone
01:15:14
thank you