Issued on March 13, 2020 in response to widespread outbreak.
AGC of America
AGC has assembled general guidance and links to information from our federal agency partners and health organizations including what employers should do.
AGC of America Coronavirus Impact Survey:
Each weekly AGC of America has sent a survey link to member to begin tracking, reporting on and analyzing impacts on construction. See results of the surveys below:
AGC of America has released a pre-screening questionnaire and tips for preventing and responding to a suspected or confirmed positive case of COVID-19 for members use.
Resources for General Cleaning and Preventative Measures for Job Sites from AGC of America:
The Latest on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program
OSHA has issued new federal standards for COVID-19 and has prepared a publication to help employers perpare for COVID-19 in order to reduce the impact of outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public. More information can also be found on the OSHA Website COVID-19 Health and Safety Page including how OSHA standards can be applied to protecting workers from COVID-19.
ARTBA is compiling information from a variety of resources to help keep its members and other transportation construction professionals informed on key issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic.
US Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first round of published guidance to provide information to employers about meeting their requirements to offer emergency paid sick leave and paid family medical leave offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.
The guidance – provided in a Fact Sheet for Employees, Fact Sheet for Employers, and Questions and Answers document – addresses critical questions, such as how an employer must count the number of their employees to determine coverage; how small businesses can obtain an exemption; how to count hours for part-time employees; and how to calculate the wages employees are entitled to under this law.
U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FMCSA has granted some limited relief. The waivers and enforcement order below were issued by the agency on 3/24/2020. The waiver is valid through June 30, 2020 and suspends CDL renewals and renewals of tests and medical certifications associated with CDL renewals.
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