Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

MVSHRM understands you are facing unusual challenges in your professional and personal lives dealing with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  To help, we have put together a list of resources for your reference.

Resource List:

SHRM Website (some items may only be viewed by current SHRM members):
Navigating the Coronavirus: the Next Chapter of Work - Assessing the evolving impact of COVID-19 on business in the U.S.
SHRM - Coronavirus and Communicable Diseases -  SHRM members you will find memos, toolkits, forms, policies, how to guides and much more.
DOL - FFCRA Regulations - April 1 - DOL newly issued Families First Coronavirus Response Act regulations
SHRM - Coronavirus Information for Non-SHRM members - link for NON-SHRM members to obtain COVID-19 related information.

Bond, Schoeneck and King:
Weekly Webinars - on Tuesdays, Bond will present a Coronavirus (COVID-19) webinar as a weekly update and discussion on legal and practical issues.
Payroll Tax Deferral - the IRS provides guidance on the Payroll Tax Deferral for wages between 9/1/20 and 12/31/20_posted: 9/1/20
DOL Guidance Compensable Hours Remote Employees - guidance from USDOL regarding tracking compensable hours for employees working remotely (posted 9/10/20)
Returning-to-Work-After-the-Pause---Reopening-Considerations-for-New-York-employers.pdf - Returning to work after the pause - re-opening considerations for NY Employers (Reminder: 9/1/20)
Impact of NY Travel Restrictions on Employers - guidelines for employers for employees traveling to states on the NYS restricted list (states with positive test rate of 10 per 100,000 residents or more than 10% positive test rate)
Travel Advisory and Face Masks - YouTube - video of BOND member, Hermes Fernandez_posted 7/17/20)
COVID-19 Recommendations for Employers
Summary of NY COVID-19 Leave Law - Federal Law 4/2/20, State already in effect.

Barclay Damon:
Update Week of September 7

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):
Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers
 - what you should know, travel information, work strategies, community events and much more.

COVID-19 and ADA Rehabilitation Act and Other EEOC
Laws - includes vaccinations - posted 12/16/20
Webinar - information and press release

Jackson Lewis:
COVID-19 Resource Center - CARES, FFCRA, WARN Act, COVID-19 Advisor, Reimagine the Workplace and Gov't/Health Resources
COVID-19 Update for September 18, 2021 - posted 9/18/20
Archived Webinars  - webinars pertaining to COVID and ADA/FMLA, Training - posted 9/18/20

Return-to-Work-Best-Practices - Return to work best practices
Covid-19-Permissible-and-Impermissible Procedures for Returning to Work - Procedures for returning to work

Mohawk Valley Edge:
Phase 3 Guidelines - Posted guidelines for Mohawk Valley Region; Oneida County Impact Survey; as well as information regarding E-bus Manufacturer/Cree; Re-Development Summit - Local Oneida County Info., Manufacturer's Association of CNY Information, small business administration information and more - various resources such as guidance for returning to work
Small Business Loan Information

NYS Gov't: - NYS Coronavirus Home Page (updated 7/31/20)
Interim Guidance_Travel Advisory
 - guidance for traveling back to NYS_(posted 7/17/20)
Phase Four Industries - Overview, Guidelines, Look-up Tool, Safety Plan Template
Phase Three Industries - Overview, Guidelines, Look-up Tool, Safety Plan Template NYS home page for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Paid-Sick-Leave - information regarding Paid Sick Leave in NYS
Essential Services - guidance for essential services (updated 3/27/20)
Know Your Rights - includes insruance and unemployment

NYS Dept. of Health: - latest statistics for NYS, Hotline, prevention and more 

Oneida County:
RestartOneidaCounty: resources particular to opening businesses in Oneida County

Spectrum News: - information regarding COVID-19 with links to various resources as well as information particular to CNY.

US Chamber of Commerce:
Coronavirus Paid Leave Programs - Employer Guide
- Paid Leave Guide for Employers
COVID-19 Emergency Loans Small Business Guide - Small Business Loan Guide
Guide to SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans  - Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan Guide
Coronavirus Small Business Guide - complete coverage and resources
US Chamber Coronavirus Response Toolkit - for businesses and workers

US Dept. of Health & Human Services (NIH): - latest research information

US Dept. of Homeland Security:
ICE Announces Another I-9 Compliance Extension - see what applies, certain compliance rules will have a 30-day extension through August 19, 2020; as of 7/20/20

US Dept. of Labor:
COVID-19 and the American Workplace - Paid Leave / FFCRA eligibility, Fact Sheets, Posters, Q and A, Field Assistance, Webinar Slides; as pf 7/20/20
COVID-19 and the FSLA - Q and A; as of 7/20/20
FFCRA - Summer - guideline on how to treat FFCRA requests for Summer camp, school and other activities - preparing workplaces for COVID-19, and additional resources
Paid Sick Leave - Federal guidelines for Paid Sick Leave
Sick Leave Questions and Answers - Federal guideline answers for Paid Sick Leave
FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf - Federal poster for the FFCRA (Families First Coronavirus Response Act), must post; employee notification of the Paid Sick Leave Act

US Dept. of Labor - OSHA - Includes new 35 page booklet, Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, also additional resources

At this time, MVSHRM has cancelled the April 14th event.

If you have any questions or if you would like to form small group discussions regarding COVID-19, please contact [email protected]