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Time Off from Work: Illness or Death

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COVID-19: There are new rules about sick leave due to the pandemic. Go to https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leave

You may be able to take unpaid leave (time off) from work to deal with a serious illness, death, or to care for a loved one with a serious illness.