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Carchris  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:44:14 AM(UTC)
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I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?
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#2 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:40:33 AM(UTC)
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I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?


no up to date on leave, but yes get a FMLA just to be sure.

call the 800 number to get started
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:39:37 AM(UTC)
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I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?

no up to date on leave, but yes get a FMLA just to be sure.

call the 800 number to get started

Why would the OP get to use FMLA here?

Assuming the OP is otherwise eligible, FMLA applies to "a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job." I am guessing that being positive for COVID-19, and not being allowed to work due to that diagnosis, fits within that category. I am unsure why it would not. Of course, FMLA leave is unpaid unless the OP uses accrued leave of some type.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:41:22 AM(UTC)
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I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?

no up to date on leave, but yes get a FMLA just to be sure.

call the 800 number to get started

Why would the OP get to use FMLA here?

Assuming the OP is otherwise eligible, FMLA applies to "a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job." I am guessing that being positive for COVID-19, and not being allowed to work due to that diagnosis, fits within that category. I am unsure why it would not. Of course, FMLA leave is unpaid unless the OP uses accrued leave of some type.


Yea, I realized that and deleted it.

I have no cv 19 cases in my branch to reference here.
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:11:54 PM(UTC)

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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?



Hi CC...sorry to hear about you getting the virus.

How do you feel?

Do you have symptoms?

Good luck Chris.

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#6 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:47:49 PM(UTC)
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You would think if management is “instructing” not to return after the 14 day along with 2 negative test results you would be placed atleast in admin leave since it’s their direction and not your doctors. Why’s it the employees burden to use leave to fulfill managements request?
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:02:50 PM(UTC)
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We have had carriers return to work with in 5 days of testing positive. The excuse was that they no longer had symptoms for 3 days.

Only at the PO!

If the PO is requiring you to have 2 negative tests, make sure they pay for it and not your health insurance.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:18:28 PM(UTC)
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I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?

no up to date on leave, but yes get a FMLA just to be sure.

call the 800 number to get started

Why would the OP get to use FMLA here?

Assuming the OP is otherwise eligible, FMLA applies to "a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job." I am guessing that being positive for COVID-19, and not being allowed to work due to that diagnosis, fits within that category. I am unsure why it would not. Of course, FMLA leave is unpaid unless the OP uses accrued leave of some type.


Yea, I realized that and deleted it.

I have no cv 19 cases in my branch to reference here.


why did you even post it?


just to crap on another of my posts.


No,

Believe it or not I've never take FLMA and I have over 3800 sick hours accrued.
Anways thought it was for dependent care, read it and answered my own question to you, so I deleted.
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You would think if management is “instructing” not to return after the 14 day along with 2 negative test results you would be placed atleast in admin leave since it’s their direction and not your doctors. Why’s it the employees burden to use leave to fulfill managements request?



Exactly..
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#10 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:24:23 PM(UTC)
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Yea, I realized that and deleted it.

I have no cv 19 cases in my branch to reference here.


and i deleted mine
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#11 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:25:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Kickjump Go to Quoted Post
You would think if management is “instructing” not to return after the 14 day along with 2 negative test results you would be placed at least in admin leave since it’s their direction and not your doctors. Why’s it the employees burden to use leave to fulfill managements request?


probably take a grievance so make sure union knows.
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#12 Posted : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:11:26 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?


You get up to 80 hours covid19 eal. Any leave beyond that 80 hours comes out of your pocket. I would suggest you file for FMLA is you were to test positive a second time. Although any leave taken in conjunction with covid19 is pretty bulletproof currently.
Carchris  
#13 Posted : Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:30:38 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?



Hi CC...sorry to hear about you getting the virus.

How do you feel?

Do you have symptoms?

Good luck Chris.

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now I feel much better but 2 or 3 days after I tested positive I lost the the sense of smell and have the flu symptoms thank you
Carchris  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:37:14 AM(UTC)
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We have had carriers return to work with in 5 days of testing positive. The excuse was that they no longer had symptoms for 3 days.

Only at the PO!

If the PO is requiring you to have 2 negative tests, make sure they pay for it and not your health insurance.


when I tested positive I didn't have no symptoms they did it because a family member went to ER and tested him actually they did it twice
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:26:55 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: Roger.D Go to Quoted Post
We have had carriers return to work with in 5 days of testing positive. The excuse was that they no longer had symptoms for 3 days.

Only at the PO!

If the PO is requiring you to have 2 negative tests, make sure they pay for it and not your health insurance.


when I tested positive I didn't have no symptoms they did it because a family member went to ER and tested him actually they did it twice


biggest issue with this virus, people can have it for days and show no symptoms and then give it to many others.

https://health.cleveland...part-of-covid-19-spread/
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Carchris  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:53:41 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?


the 14 days is counting the days off??

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#17 Posted : Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:16:08 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Carchris Go to Quoted Post
I tested positive for COVID my 80 hrs or 14 day are about to expire I have to go and do a second text (management is asking fo 2 negative) that second test have to be during the 14 days Or after? And if my test come back as positive again how’s they going to pay me? I have to use my sick leave and ask for an FMLA case?


the 14 days is counting the days off??



80 hours is two weeks of 5, 8 hour days. so 14 days would include off days.
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