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COVID-19 (coronavirus) – Company Update

*** SUMMARY OF TEMPORARY SICK LEAVE POLICY***

The following is a compilation of the several policies and updates communicated regarding the use of the up-to-two-week additional sick leave time that was originally announced on March 12, 2020.

Salary and Hourly Employees- The following absences are covered by the additional sick leave time:

  • Absences related to a COVID-19 medical condition for the employee, including exposure to their spouse or other immediate family member;
  • Absences related to care for a dependent family member, including absences caused by school or daycare facility closures;
  • Absences related to any store/office shutdowns made by either the company or the government.

Full Time Sales Associates- The following absences from normal working hours are covered by the additional sick leave time:

  • Absences related to a COVID-19 medical condition for the employee, including exposure to their spouse or other immediate family member;
  • Absences related to care for a dependent family member, including absences caused by school or daycare facility closures.

Part-time Sales Associates- The following absences from normal Friday-Sunday working hours are covered by the additional sick leave time:

  • Absences related to a COVID-19 medical condition for the employee, including exposure to their spouse or other immediate family member;
  • Absences related to care for a dependent family member, including absences caused by school or daycare facility closures (which would typically be a Friday).

All sales associates will be compensated at their base rate of pay; for Haynes associates any draw applicable to temporary sick leave will not recouped against future sales.

As a reminder, in all cases, employees who are sick and/or believe they have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, coughing, shortness of breath) cannot report to work and instead must stay home and should seek medical advice and attention.

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