COVID-19 HR Toolkit – The Employer’s Guide


This COVID-19 HR Toolkit provides a comprehensive overview of the most pressing issues facing employers, including vital information regarding new federal laws such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, HIPAA privacy considerations, carrier response to the pandemic, layoffs and furloughs, tax credits and much more. However, please note that due to the developing nature of the pandemic, it is highly likely that the guidance found in this toolkit will require updating. Every effort will be made to continue to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and employer compliance considerations.

Topics Covered

  • Reopening a Business After the Coronavirus Shutdown
    • Determining When to Reopen
    • Conducting a Risk Assessment
    • Maintaining Workplace Safety Using OSHA and CDC Guidance
  • Responding to an Employee’s Positive Coronavirus Test
    • Responding to an Employee
    • Notifying Employees and Customers
    • Disinfecting the Office
  • The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act
    • Using Leave
    • Compensation
    • Job Protection
    • Tax Credit
  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
    • Loans to Small Businesses
    • Paycheck Protection Program Loans
    • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
  • COVID-19 Layoffs and Furloughs
    • Continued Health Care Coverage
    • Wages Under the FLSA
    • The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    • Unemployment Compensation

This COVID-19 HR Toolkit is informative in nature and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. For additional assistance, seek the help of legal counsel and a qualified insurance broker at Partners Insurance, Inc.

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