Legal Update: Coronavirus Bill Requiring Paid Employee Leave Signed Into Law

By SCSAI / March 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) into law. The Act requires employers to provide paid leave for some employees related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, among other measures.

Read More

Easing Employee Stress Surrounding the Coronavirus Pandemic

By SCSAI / March 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which was first detected in Wuhan, China in late December 2019, has now spread to over 150 countries, including the United States. As the number of confirmed cases increases daily, employers, employees and their families are experiencing immense uncertainty.

Read More

Checklist: COVID-19 and Your Workplace

By SCSAI / March 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread rapidly throughout the United States. Keep your employees and their families safe by properly preparing your workplace. Consider the strategies outlined in our checklist to ensure that your workplace is prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read More

Best Practices for Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic

By SCSAI / March 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

As the number of US COVID-19 cases grows daily, businesses across the country are developing and implementing plans to keep their employees and customers healthy. Use these best practices to develop your own creative measures and planning to prevent the pandemic from affecting your organization.

Read More

OSHA Guidance on COVID-19

By SCSAI / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the Act) was enacted to regulate workplace safety and health. The Act is administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The Act and its accompanying regulations identify a significant number of recognized hazards and establish safety and health standards to address them. However, even when no standard specific to a recognized hazard applies, the Act requires employers to look after their employees’ general safety and health.

Read More

Implementation of Mitigation Strategies with Local COVID-19 Transmission

By SCSAI / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

Community mitigation is a set of actions that people and community can take to help slow the spread of COVID-19. It is especially important during times like these when a vaccine or drug is not yet available.

Read More