Coronavirus & Your Workplace

Communicable diseases like COVID-19 transform a workplace quickly.  As employers, we are responsible for the health and safety of our staff and customers while trying to keep our businesses operating and financially stable.  Below you'll find a number of resources to assist you in understanding this changing landscape 

COVID-19 Employer Resources

Quick Reads: What Employers Should Know

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

Quick Reads: What Employers Should Know

Here you will find a few blog posts I've written recently to help employers navigate this pandemic in the workplace.

Managing Remote Employees

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

Quick Reads: What Employers Should Know

One of our favorites, Kevin Kruse, Founder & CEO of LEADx, is offering this free on-demand webinar to provide employers with practical ways to manage remote employees well.

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

The Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division provides overviews of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  These overviews help both employers and employees understand the impact on wages and hours worked under the Federal Labor Standards Act, and expanded rights of job-protected leave under FMLA.  

Workplace Accommodations

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

Wages, Hours Worked, and Leave of Absences

The Equal Employment Opportunity  Commission (EEOC) has created What You Should Know about the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Coronavirus.

Medical Information & Privacy

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

The US Department of Health & Human Services has created a resource to help  covered entities and their staff understand how patient information can be shared during an infectious disease outbreak or other emergency situations.

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

Unemployment Benefits- Federal & State

The Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration provides new guidance on expanded benefits under the Families First Coronavirus Act.  Check your state's website for state-level resources and actions.

Public Health Information

Remote Workplace Security Guidance

OSHA: Safe Workplaces & COVID-19

The CDC has created a website to provide the public with the most accurate and up-to-date information.  The World Health Organization (WHO) provides worldwide resources and updates.

OSHA: Safe Workplaces & COVID-19

Remote Workplace Security Guidance

OSHA: Safe Workplaces & COVID-19

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has a dedicated COVID-19 page for employers and employees.

Remote Workplace Security Guidance

Remote Workplace Security Guidance

Remote Workplace Security Guidance

The US Department of Commerce has a comprehensive guide to Enterprise Telework, Remote Access, and Bring your Own Device Security that helps answer security questions for employers regarding any temporary or ongoing remote/telework arrangement.

Employer COVID-19 Toolkit

Customizable Digital Downloads

We've created a fully-customizable toolkit of policies and communication templates you can use as you transition to remote workplaces. Comprehensive policies and procedures are the part of a strong foundation in making sure you continue to protect your business and employees.  What you'll receive:


Policy: Temporary Remote Work Policy

This policy will outline procedures, reinforce confidentiality of information expectations, and workspace requirements.


Memo: Temporary Remote Work Arrangements

Three (3) sample communications you can use when remote work is mandatory for all, mandatory for some, or optional.


Memo: Safe & Healthy Workplace Practices & Expectations

Sample communication to reinforce measures taken and company expectations.


Form:  Company Property Agreement 

Use this employee agreement to document and communicate expectations when sending employees home with company property.


Policy: Communicable Diseases Policy

Guidelines and policy statements to help communicate expectations for employees and their organizations.


Memo:  Notice of Workplace Exposure to a Communicable Disease 

Sample communication you can issue to your employees when you have been notified that either an employee or visitor infected with COVID-19 has been in your workplace.




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