Monthly Archives: August 2020

CDC Update: COVID-19 Communication Plan

On August 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a communication plan to assist employers with communicating with their employees about COVID-19. To view the CDC’s Communication plan click here.  The goal is to ensure that the employees have available accurate, actionable, and timely disease prevention and control information. This […]

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COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies for Small Business

Guest Author:  Ron Loveland, President, Summit Safety & Efficiency Solutions (www.summitsafetypro.com) The #1 problem I’m hearing from manufacturers is getting workers to show up! Why? Are they making too much staying home with the $600/week supplemental unemployment? Childcare/family issues? Concerned about contracting COVID19 at work? As an employer, what you can control is the safety […]

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Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Due to COVID-19 Extended Again

On March 20, 2020, in response to the challenges faced by employers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced temporary flexibility in the requirements for completing Form I-9, while employers were operating remotely. Employers whose workforce was operating remotely could inspect the Section 2 identity and employment eligibility […]

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Navigating WARN Act Issues During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect the entire country, many states, counties, cities and localities have enforced measures, such as “New York on PAUSE”, to help decrease the transmission of COVID-19. These efforts to slow the transmission of COVID-19 have left many employers to face uncertainty and now forces those employers to consider alternative business contingency […]

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