Faculty & Staff


Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18th and is in effect April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The FFCRA provides additional paid sick time and expands family and medical leave (FMLA), to employees who meet certain criteria, through the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.

DOL FFCRA Employee Rights
DOL FFCRA Information


Village Employee Assistant Program

The Village Employee Assistance Program  is taking COVID-19 very seriously and we are working to provide the best continued services to you. Below you will find multiple resources to help you work, manage, lead and live during these difficult times.

For Supervisors
Decreasing Workplace Anxiety from COVID-19
What to Remember When Transitioning Staff to Remote Work Arrangements
How to Keep Workers Engaged Remotely

For Employees
COVID-19 Information and Resources – National Alliance on Mental Health
Managing COVID-19 Anxiety – Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Coping with Anxiety in a Time of Pandemic – Medical Press
Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders – National Institute on Drug Abuse


How to work securely from home

Start by reading through the  "Teaching and Learning Securely from Home"  guide provided by NDUS Core Technology Services.


How to keep yourself engaged

Working remotely can come with many challenges for employees who may not be used to working from home. Your normal interactions with colleagues have changed, finding ways to stay connected and engaged is important to remain productive and to continue meeting team goals. Here are some  tips for social engagement while working remotely.

Set yourself up for success, put a little time and energy into  setting up your work space  at home.

It is normal in any crisis or public health emergency to feel stress, especially if you are now adjusting to an entirely new work environment from home. Here are some  tips for managing stress during a time of crisis.