During the COVID-19 pandemic, employees who are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 may request reasonable accommodations or workplace adjustments.
The following information pertains to staff employees only. Academic employees should consult Academic Personnel (https://ap.uci.edu).
The scenarios presented below provide guidance on how to manage various situations when an employee does not want to return to work. In all instances, if the appropriate response has been provided to the employee addressing their concern(s), and they are required to report to work, their failure to do so may result in appropriate corrective action. The supervisor shall consult Human Resources prior to taking any corrective action.
The following additional resources are available to assist with situations where an employee does not return to work or has concerns about returning to work.