COVID-19 Benefits and Resources

COVID-19 Benefits and Resources

For City of Eugene Employees

To help reduce economic stress and assist City of Eugene employees affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the City has implemented temporary policies and benefits to provide eligible COE employees with  job-protected leave and alternative pay options. Information on these policies and other benefits and resources are described below.


Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
The FFCRA includes two temporary benefit programs available to COE Employees: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave.

Click on the tabs below for more information.

  1. Emergency Paid Sick Leave
  2. Expanded Family and Medical Leave
  3. Emergency Leave Donations
  4. Negative Balance / Leave Exceptions
  5. Other Benefits

Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)

EPSL allows employees who are not able to perform available work or telework to access up to 2 weeks of paid and protected sick leave for a qualifying COVID-19 related reason.


City of Eugene EPSL Policy

EPSL FAQs

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Request Form