Returning to the Workplace

Do you have questions about returning to the workplace? Do you know the policies and procedures for keeping yourself and other employees safe? We have all the answers to your questions about returning to the workplace during COVID-19 here.

Yes, MCCCD will continue to request necessary information and engage you in the interactive process during the pandemic. All accommodation requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis to ensure that your needs are effectively being met. You may contact your immediate supervisor or manager with your request. MCCCD may also inquire about your need for reasonable accommodation in the future when you return to the workplace.

Yes, these designations do not eliminate coverage under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act, or any other equal employment opportunity law. MCCCD must accept and process your requests as we would for any other employee.

Yes, Risk Management may store all of your medical information related to COVID-19 in existing medical files. This includes your statement that you may have the disease, suspect that you have the disease, or any MCCCD notes or other documentation from questioning screenings.

Risk Management will be advised and will perform tracking procedures. The employee who has been exposed to COVID-19 will be sent home. All employees who may have been exposed to COVID-19 will be sent home. The area exposed to COVID-19 will be deep cleaned by facilities.

Once employees have completed the online reporting form, Risk Management will notify the College President or their designee if applicable. Risk Management will also communicate with each college/location COVID-19 representative to provide further guidance.

MCCCD remains committed to promoting a learning and working environment that is non-discriminatory, demonstrated through the value of inclusion, and the implementation and enforcement of policies and regulations that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and practicing non-discriminatory actions in its employment activities. All employees should be watching for, stopping, and reporting any harassment or other discrimination. MCCCD will immediately review any allegations of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation and take appropriate action.

MCCCD will protect the confidentiality of employees who report harassment or participate in a harassment investigation, to the greatest possible extent. Employees will not be punished for reporting harassment or participating in a harassment investigation. Violation of the discrimination policy may lead to disciplinary action up to termination.

Facilities have established cleaning and disinfecting practices based on CDC guidelines. Building occupants should also wipe down commonly used surfaces before and after use with products that meet the EPA's criteria for use against COVID-19 and are appropriate for the surface. This includes any shared-space location or equipment

Please contact your local Facilities Director for the specific cleaning process and schedule for your location.

Building occupants should also wipe down commonly used surfaces before and after use with products that meet the EPA's criteria for use against COVID-19 and are appropriate for the surface. This includes any shared-space location or equipment. Cleaning supplies will be provided by Facilities depending on your location.

MCCCD has implemented the following leave policies related to COVID-19 for eligible employees to use upon request. These leave provisions are designed to help employees care for their families. These leave provisions include advanced leave, compassionate leave, emergency paid sick leave (EPSLA), and emergency family and medical leave expansion act (EFMLEA).

Even if you don't have any symptoms, employees are asked to self-quarantine at home for 7 days and must wear a face covering for 10 days upon return. Please use the following link to determine steps to follow after travel.  Travel Guidelines

The CDC has shortened the quarantine period, MCCCD has also shortened their quarantine period to 7 days from your last exposure to the infected person. Even with a negative test result, MCCCD requires that you do no physically return to any MCCCD properties until the seven days have passed.