Summary: H.R.7341 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.7341. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/25/2020)

Federal Workforce Health and Safety During the Pandemic Act

This bill provides additional benefits and flexibilities for federal employees during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic.

Among other things, the bill

  • allows federal employees to be reimbursed for the cost of child care or for the care of a relative who has COVID-19, if the employee is unable to provide such care due to work constraints;
  • requires federal agencies to allow eligible employees to telework through December 31, 2020;
  • allows federal employees who are unable to travel to, or perform work at, an approved worksite due to the pandemic to receive weather and safety leave; and
  • establishes, and provides specified funds for, a pay differential for federal employees whose duties require a certain level of possible exposure to COVID-19.