The attorneys of Donnelly + Gross are here to answer your questions during this unpresented time. We are working and 100% operational, offering extended hours from 8 am to 6 pm on weekdays.
Our team has created an informational bulletin that outlines FAQs regarding the coronavirus pandemic for employers. These FAQs, along with our recent publications updating you on workplace considerations during the coronavirus pandemic, can be found below.
COVID-19 FAQs for Employers
Our informational bulletin for small and mid-size business clients answers questions and concerns about workplace rights and obligations related to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) particularly with regard to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation. Read our COVID-19 FAQs for employers.
Reopening the Workplace: A Desktop Guide
The attorneys of Donnelly + Gross prepared a desktop guide on May 8, 2020, for our small and mid-size business. This guide outlines general direction for reopening the workforce based on guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). If you need a plan for your specific workplace, we can help. Read Reopening the Workplace: A Desktop Guide.
Checklist for Reopening Your Workplace & COVID-19
The attorneys of Donnelly + Gross prepared a checklist for our small and mid-size business clients. We encourage you to use this checklist as guide for reopening your business. Read our Checklist for Reopening Your Workplace & COVID-19.
Reopening Your Workplace Series
Donnelly + Gross is proud to present the Reopening Your Workplace Series, bringing you information on how you can ensure safe workplace practices during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read our published issues.
What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
This checklist for employers is based on recently issued guidance from CDC, OSHA, and EEOC on how to respond upon learning an employee is infected with COVID-19. Read more.
OSHA’s Brand New Guidelines for Reopening
On June 18, 2020, OSHA issued its Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, a 32-page downloadable booklet. This supplements the guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read more.
New PPP Loan Flexibility Expected to Become Law
On Wednesday, June 3, the Senate passed the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, which would give employers that receive forgivable loans more time and flexibility under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. The bipartisan measure was easily approved last week in the House and is expected to be signed into law by the President. Read our article, “New PPP Loan Flexibility Expected to Become Law.”
New CDC Guidance for Workplaces Just Issued
On May 27, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new step-by-step guidance for employers resuming their business operations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read the New CDC Guidance for Workplaces.
COVID-19: OSHA Reversal Requires Employers to Track COVID-19 Cases
Our team at Donnelly + Gross created this article discussing the new OSHA guidance on tracking workplace COVID-19 cases. Read our article, “COVID-19: OSHA Reversal Requires Employers to Track COVID-19 Cases.”
Presentations and Podcasts on COVID-19
- “Business Reboot & COVID-19“: a presentation by Paul Donnelly during the virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Gainesville on May 5, 2020
- “Florida Home Builders Radio: Paul Donnelly with Donnelly + Gross“: a podcast episode discussing workplace safety and COVID-19
Contact Donnelly + Gross for Answers to Your Questions
For answers to your specific questions and for the newest developments, please contact us at 352-374-4001 or directly by email.
*These publications are for general information only and should not be relied upon as legal advice as the law related to each situation varies and the law related to COVID-19 is dynamic and changing daily. We expect your questions and our answers will change as the situation develops.