COVID

COVID-19 Guidance for Employees

  • GTHR Return to Campus Manager's Tool Kit
    Georgia Tech continues to implement measures to mitigate and prevent the spread of Covid-19 for those employees who report to work in person. This guidance for managers and supervisors is designed to protect the health of employees and help ensure the well-being of the community. We have an obligation to ourselves and to each other to follow the recommended guidelines.The Covid-19 situation is fluid, and guidance will very likely change over time. Georgia Tech Human Resources is here to guide you through the changing landscape. 
  • New Paid Leave Provisions Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was recently passed and signed into law. This new legislation offers emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage for eligible employees effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
  • Free COVID-19 Virtual Screenings for USG Employees
    All University System of Georgia (USG) employees are now eligible for free COVID-19 virtual screenings through Augusta University Health System’s AU Health Express Care app. 
  • Emergency Leave Procedures
    The USG issued Non-Closure Emergency Leave Procedures giving USG presidents the authority to allow Leave with Pay in situations where the institution remains open but with reduced operations during an emergency.
  • COVID-19 and USG Healthcare Plan and Other Benefit Resources​
    As the situation related to COVID-19 evolves, we want to make sure you are aware of the important benefits and resources available to you through the USG Benefits programs.
  • Teleworking Arrangements 
    This guidance is for supervisors, employees and departments and is designed to help set up temporary remote work arrangements quickly and successfully.

HR News

  • MentorTech Thrives in Virtual Environment

    The six-month program traditionally kicks off in February and concludes in August. This year’s program, like so many others, was forced to shift its format due to social distancing restrictions caused by Covid-19.

    In-person meetups transitioned to e-mentoring.

    “A national pandemic couldn’t stop the mentoring partnerships. We pivoted and leveraged technology to keep the conversations going,” said Yvette Francis, program manager.

  • New Paid Leave Provisions under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was recently passed and signed into law. This new legislation offers emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage for eligible employees effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.