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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to dominate the news, raising concerns among individuals and for our economy. Need help navigating confusing HR issues? Click here to review member benefits. Visit HRCalifornia for CalChamber HR compliance resources.

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Guidance on strategies and protocols for reopening the economy is being issued by federal, state and some local entities. Work with local authorities to meet the state’s criteria for reopening.

Coronavirus News from CalChamber


Tips for Reopening Your Workplace

(May 6, 2020) In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw offer tips and insights on how employers can prepare to bring teleworkers back into the office once COVID-19 stay-at-home orders are lifted. … Continue reading

 

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Federal CARES Act

Small Business Owner’s Guide to CARES Act U.S. Senate Small Business Committee

Paycheck Protection Program
SBA and Treasury Release Loan Forgiveness Application for Paycheck Protection Program U.S. Small Business Administration – May 15, 2020
OverviewLender InfoBorrower InfoLoan Application U.S. Treasury Department
FAQs for Borrowers and Lenders U.S. Small Business Administration – April 7, 2020
Small Business FAQs: Paycheck Protection Program U.S. Senate Small Business Committee

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program
Guide to SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Loan Checklist U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Employee Retention Tax Credit
Guide to Employee Retention Tax Credit U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Emergency Sick Leave/Emergency Family Leave
FFCRA Frequently Asked Questions U.S. Department of Labor
FFCRA Poster U.S. Department of Labor
Fact Sheet: FFCRA Employer Paid Leave Requirements U.S. Department of Labor
Final Regulations

Required Documentation
IRS Guidance (see Question 44)
Required FFCRA Documentation, Recordkeeping HRWatchdog – April 3, 2020

General Help
Frequently Asked Questions HRCalifornia Extra – April 9, 2020

Required Workplace Notification Poster
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) English or Spanish

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Interim Guidance, Videos, Symptoms What’s New, What You Should KnowSituation Updates
Information For Communities, schools, and businesses, Healthcare professionals, Health departments, Travel, Laboratories
Communication Resources – CDC offers free resources, including videos, fact sheets, and posters. Page includes links to current communication tools and resources available for use and distribution.

U.S. Department of Labor
Coronavirus Resources
Common Issues

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

U.S. Small Business Administration
Disaster Loans for California Small Businesses

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
What You Should Know About COVID-19, the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and Other EEO Laws – Technical Q&A Updated May 7, 2020

State Resources

One-Stop COVID-19 Website
Industry Guidance on Reopening

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Indicators Before Modifying Stay-at-Home OrderApril 14, 2020
Executive Order to Provide Expanded Access to Child Care for Essential WorkersApril 4, 2020
One-Stop Website for Donations/Sales of Essential Medical SuppliesApril 4, 2020
Governor’s Essential Business/Stay Home Directive and FAQsMarch 21, 2020

California Department of Public Health
Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers (pdf-April 28, 2020)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
CDPH News Releases 2020

California Employment Development Department (EDD)
Information about filing for paid family leave, state disability insurance or unemployment insurance.

California Labor Commissioner’s Office
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office
FAQs on Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers (500+ employees) and Workplace Poster

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
DFEH Employment Information on COVID-19

California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers

Cal/OSHA
Cal/OSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

Required Workplace Notification Poster
California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers

Local Resources

San Francisco Paid Sick Leave and the Coronavirus
The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) has issued guidance regarding use of San Francisco paid sick leave for situations involving the Coronavirus outbreak. OLSE’s webpage offers links to other guidance and resources.

County Pages
Local Health and Stay-at-Home Order Pages

Required Workplace Notification Posters
City of Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave and COVID-19
City & County of San Francisco Public Health Emergency Leave

Toolkit

Required Workplace Notification Posters
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) English or Spanish
California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers
City of Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave and COVID-19
City & County of San Francisco Public Health Emergency Leave