Employer Resource Website Links for
COVID-19 Pandemic

Department of Labor Links

Frequently asked questions about the operation of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) amid the COVID-19 pandemic
April 16, the U.S. Department of Labor unemployment benefits filings Report (PDF)
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) 17-20
Attachments: Guidance and instructions on implementing and operating the PEUC program
Attachment I  Attachment II Attachment III Attachment IV Attachment V
GDOL – Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Recording of WHD webinar on FFCRA highlights key points – https://dolwhd.cosocloud.com/pawkgwfawza0/?proto=true
Webinar Slides
CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) ACT
Federal Unemployment Aid Coming to Georgians Not Eligible for State Benefits
Temporary rule that the DOL released on April 1
Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, TOP STORY -Temporary rule fleshes out FFCRA leave requirements, (Apr. 2, 2020)
Link to Department of Labor – Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, IRS AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCE PLAN TO IMPLEMENT CORONAVIRUS-RELATED PAID LEAVE FOR WORKERS AND TAX CREDITS FOR SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESSES TO SWIFTLY RECOVER THE COST OF PROVIDING CORONAVIRUS-RELATED LEAVE
Processed Unemployment Claims At Highest Ever
Georgia Department of Labor
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions
https://www.dol.gov/ui/data.pdf
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
Poster for FFCRA-Federal Employee Rights.pdf
Poster for FFCRA-Employee_Paid_Leave_Rights.pdf
Poster FFCRA-Employee_Paid_Leave_Rights_SPANISH.pdf
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements (PDF) Spanish (PDF)
Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act in Korean (PDF) (FFCRA)
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-poster-questions

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Links

Federal Bills and Legal Resources Links

The COVID-19 pandemic may spur union organizing and complicate union relations: Labor Relations Practice Group at Constangy
OSHA issues temporary enforcement guidance on respiratory protection
Paid Sick Leave Under the FFCRA: What Does It Mean To Be Unable To Work Due To A Quarantine or Isolation Order?
Risky business: Furloughs, layoffs, and reductions in pay for H-1B workers
https://www.constangy.com/newsroom-newsletters-944
Weekend update: DOL answers more of our FFCRA questions
https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/hr748/BILLS-116hr748enr.pdf
https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/hr6201/BILLS-116hr6201enr.pdf
https://www.constangy.com/
https://www.constangy.com/coronavirus
https://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/about-us/experts/pamela-wolf/
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/covid-19-related-tax-credits-for-required-paid-leave-provided-by-small-and-midsize-businesses-faqs#collapseCollapsible1585691612294
Qualified leave wages see Notice 2020-22 (PDF)
Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19
Form 7200 PDF

Chamber of Commerce / Business Information

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOANS – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program – Find a Lender
Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form
Notice: PPP Resumed April 27, 2020 – The SBA resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020
Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program – Find a Lender
Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form
Opening Your Doors Safely guidelines and recommendations for safely opening your business. (PDF)  from PERRYGACHAMBER.COM/COVID-19 RESOURCES
Paycheck Protection Loan Guide
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Guide
Employee Retention Tax Credit Guide
Coronavirus Response Toolkit for Businesses
Customizable flyer for businesses to communicate with customers
Find your local Chamber of Commerce
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE HELD  April 16, 2020
Featuring Raphael Bostic, President & CEO for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Ashley D. Bell, Regional Administrator for the SBA.
Small Business Guidance Overview (PDF)
CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LOANS – Small Business Guide and Checklist

Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
Georgia Chamber is encouraging businesses and communities to make fact-based decisions and stay informed on COVID-19
Business Continuity III: Coronavirus Workplace Realities (PDF)
SBA: Paycheck Protection Program
SHRM: COVID-19 RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS FOR THE AMERICAN WORKFORCE SURVEY – PDF
Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler virtual conference call
Summary of Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler virtual conference call
National Association of Manufacturers website
https://www.gachamber.com/covid19/
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Small Business Administration
Disaster Assistance
NEW – Guide to SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
NEW – Guide to the Employee Retention Tax Credit
UPDATED Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist (Paycheck Protection Program)

Government and CDC Information

OSHA’s “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster is now available in 13 languages

OSHA has issued safety tips for:
restaurants & beverage vendors offering takeout
construction
retail
package delivery
meatpacking and processing workers (OSHA adopted the CDC guidelines)

COVID-19 FAQs for Participants and Beneficiaries
Benefits in light of the National Emergency – The final rule was published in the May 4, 2020 Federal Register
OSHA: Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work
-Poster in English: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA4015.pdf
-Poster in Spanish: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA4016.pdf
COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses FAQs
GUIDELINES OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN (PDF)
Kemp announces plans to incrementally reopen Georgia | Here’s what that includes
Occupational Safety and Health Administration COVID 19
Stateside’s State Government Overview Report (PDF)
OSHA ALERT – COVID-19 Guidancefor the Manufacturing Industry Workforce Spanish (PDF)
OSHA ALERT – COVID-19 Guidancefor the Manufacturing Industry Workforce (PDF)
OSHA ALERT – COVID-19 Guidance for Retail Workers (PDF)
EPA UPDATE – List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
EEOC UPDATE – What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
EEOC Resource Page – Coronavirus and COVID-19
First Responder Guidance page
National Center for State Courts (NCSC) – Online court records are not the same as background checks
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases
EEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
EEOC has provided resources on its website related to the pandemic in an employment context
EEOC: TRANSCRIPT OF MARCH 27, 2020 OUTREACH WEBINAR on CORONAVIRUS
EEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
Gov. Kemp extends public health state of emergency, shelter-in-place order – April 8th
Poster from OSHA outlines COVID-19 infection prevention measures in English   /   Spanish Version
OSHA’s coronavirus webpage
https://dph.georgia.gov/
https://www.hhs.gov/
https://georgia.gov/
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report