COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources
With the unprecedented steps taken with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing mandates and guidelines change frequently. Here are some reference sites to help navigate important information for your organization and employee safety. We will be posting new information as it becomes available to us. If you have a specific question please feel free to contact us.  

COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards FAQs
MEMO January 6.2021 COVID-19 Cal/OSHA Exclusion Pay
Reminder: New California Employment Laws Take Effect January 1st
Amended COVID-19 Notice to Union
Amended COVID-19 Notice to Employees
Amended COVID-19 Notice to Subcontractors 

Cal/OSHA Adopts New Emergency COVID-19 Standard

Construction “Essential” Work Information

Governor Newsom Announces Regional Stay-at-Home Order
read the announcement here

​California Standards Board Passes Sweeping Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation
read here

San Francisco Warned Potential Construction Shut Down as COVID-19 Cases Increased
read the Directive here

Santa Clara County Updated COVID-19 Construction Rules, effective July 13, 2020 - Mandatory Directive
read the order here

Contractors Letter of Authorization to Work
sample letter here 

Order Narrowing Permissible Construction Activities
read the order here

COVID-19 - Governor Issues Clarifications for Construction Industry
Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Santa Clara County Issues Updated SIP Order Narrowing Permissible Construction Activities
Sweeney Mason LLP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Government Economic Resources

Department of Labor Information 
FFCRA Required Notice 
IRS Tax Guidelines
FFCRA Tax Credits
Employee Retention Tax Credits Under CARES Act
Live COVID-19 Tracking Tools

Google Live Map of COVID-19
Live Cases by Counties & Countries
World Meter of Live COVID-19
Live Cases Here
Paid Leave Provisions of the Families First
Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

FFCRA Provisions & Information

Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and
Medical Leave Under ​The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

FAQ & Resources to Family & Medical Leave

Families First Coronavirus Response Act:
Employer Paid Leave Requirements

Requirements for EPLR
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Information on the CARES Act

Paycheck Protection Program and Loan Forgiveness
Information on the Program

What to know about Coronavirus (COVID-19) & How to Protect Yourself and Others

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Fact Sheet
How to Prevent Getting Sick
Guidelines on Prevention

CDC Guidelines How to Protect Yourself and Others 
Guidance on Risk Assessment for Individuals with Possible COVID-19 Exposure
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
How to Protect Yourself and Others

Contractors Job Safety and Workplace Risk Exposure

Planning For the Next Normal at Work Playbook (for member use) 
Keeping your workforce safe and healthy. This playbook is meant to offer useful tools for you, your leadership teams, and your partner unions, to make your workplaces as safe as possible and support employees in the best way possible. 
Download Playbook Here

Safety and Health Guidance
CAL/OSHA COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction

Contractors Safety & Health 
Construction Industry Exposure Response Plan (Task Force Created and Billing Required)

Preparing Workplaces for a COVID-19 Outbreak
Guidance Business Response

Guide for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 
Publication Guide
Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF) COVID-19 Training Classes  
Training Classes Offered

Local, State & Government COVID-19 SIP Order Information

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order

Social Distancing Protocols

Stay-at-Home Frequently Asked Questions

Employer Social Distancing Protocol
social distancing protocol
Additional Resources, check in with these organizations as information is actively changing: 

California Department of Public Health
Mental Health Self-Help
7 Science-Based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus & Anxiety (article)
Coronavirus Anxiety (COVID-19): How to Stop Worrying About Your Health (10 min. YouTube video by Dr. Ali Mattu)
How to Keep Coronavirus Fears from Affecting Your Mental Health (CNN blog)
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Strategies for Working from Home
Top 10 PROVEN Tips to Setup a Temporary Work From Home Office Successfully (Published by Henry Kayser via LinkedIn)
10 Ways to Use Working Remotely or Self-Quarantining as an Opportunity (Forbes blog)
How to Make Your Own Face Covering ​COVID-19 Jobsite Best Practices