COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFO & RESOURCES

Information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be issued at a rapid pace. In order to stay up to date and access accurate information, employers are encouraged to utilize the below links.

 

ABC National is hosting the following webinar series on Coronavirus:

  • August 4, 2020 (2:00 pm): New COVID-19 Paid Leave Issues for Employers as the Country Reopens - Register
  • August 5, 2020 (2:00 pm): Prevailing Wage Payroll and Fringe Benefits — Using Purpose-built Systems to Enhance Efficiency - Register
  • August 7, 2020 (10:30 am): COVID-19 in the Workplace — Recent Developments and Compliance Challenges  - Register
  • August 11, 2020 (2:00 pm): Culture, Diverstiy and Innovation - Register
  • August 12, 2020 (2:00 pm): Six Months In, What Is the Trajectory of Construction's Recovery from COVID-19? - Register

 

Other Webinars on Coronavirus /Safety / Legal / HR Related Topics:

  • COVID-19 Countermeasures, Strategies and Tactics for the Construction World Webinar, Created by FMI Corp (Recording) - Watch Video
  • New Federal Paid Leave and Stimulus Laws and the Impact of the COVID-19 Virus on the Construction Workplace - (ABC National Presentation) - View Slides
  • ABC Arkansas' Architect Insight Discussion Via Zoom hosted on April 29th - Watch Recording
  • ABC Arkansas' ARDOT Discussion with Director Lorie Tudor Via Zoom hosted on May 19th - Watch Recording
  • ABC Arkansas' Safety Advisory Discussion Via Zoom hosted on June 9th - Watch Recording
  • ABC Arkansas' Paycheck Protection Program Compliance Discussion Via Zoom hosted on June 17th - Watch Recording

 

 

Guide to Creating a Return to Work Action Plan (Produced by ABC Insurance Trust) - Download Here

This guide will outline the following:

  • Reopening Decisions and Risk Assessment
  • Creating a Pandemic Response Team
  • Preparing for Reopening
    • Modifying & Disinfecting the Workplace
    • Establishing Employee Screening, Exposure and Confirmed Illness Protocall
    • Creating Employee Safety Training Manuals
    • Review of Workplace Policies
  • Reopening Your Business

 

HR Toolkit - The Employer's Guide to COVID-10 (Produced by ABC Insurance Trust) - Download Here

This guide will outline the following:

  • COVID-19 and Your Workforce
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
  • HIPAA Privacy Considerations
  • Carrier Response to COVID-19
  • Layoffs and Furloughs
  • Other Compliance Considerations

 

Landmark CPA COVID-19 Resource Page

 

Exposure Notification/Questions Examples & Templates:

 

Jobsite / Temporary Workers/ Travel Safety Management During COVID-19 Resources:

 

 

CARES Act & Paycheck Protection Plan Resources:

Read ABC Insurance Trust's Compliance Bulletin on how the CARES Act Makes Changes for Health Plans.

Read this Brochure that explains everything you need to know about the CARES Act and other COVID-19 related relief and economic stimulus (Provided by Mutual of America.

 

Visit the Small Business Administration (SBA) website for additional employer resources (including the PPP info below).

 

Learn more about the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP):

 

Grant opportunity through the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Save Small Business Fund (link provided by BXS Insurance)

 

“Brave of Heart” Charitable Effort: Learn more about the “Brave of Heart” charitable effort created by the New York Life Foundation and the Cigna* Foundation for families of frontline healthcare  workers who lose their life to COVID-19. (Information provided ABC Member, Insight Wealth)

 

Miscellaneous News & Resources:

Construction Industry Safety Coaltion's Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan for Construction - Read More

 

Governor’s New Executive Order that requires a version of this notice to be posted at EVERY business that opens its doors right now. - Download Notice

 

Fill out the ABC Construction Backlog Indicator Survey to help us assess the economic health of our industry in the next few months.

 

Read the Construction Executive Article on Enhancing Safety Protocals in Construction. 

 

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for more information on the coronavirus, including the resources below:

 

Visit ABC general counsel Littler Mendelson’s coronavirus webpage, which includes the resources below:

 

Visit the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website for additional employer resources:

 

Visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration website for interim guidance on preventing exposures and infection:

 

ABC Insurance Trust Recommends:

  • Educating employees on what is known about the virus including transmission and prevention.
  • Establishing a written communicable illness policy and response plan.
  • Allowing employees flexible work options to help prevent the spread of illness in the workplace.