URGENT: Coronavirus 2020 Q&A – Update

As the new strain of coronavirus—and the respiratory illness it causes, known as COVID-19—spreads, employers nationwide are finding themselves faced with a myriad of questions. With progress of this disease constantly evolving, employer guidance is also changing on a very frequent basis. The White House, the Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other government agencies have begun to create employer guidance and updates. Our compliance team is working in high gear to update materials and provide information to our clients. Please bookmark the following website for current precautions: https://www.coronavirus.gov

In addition, please continue to visit the Guardian HR Forms Library in the Client Portal for continuously updated materials on this and other topics. You can find Coronavirus specific information, template letters and policies on communicable diseases in the “Safety” Folder. Remote working policies and plans can be found in the folder “Telecommuting”. The attached document “Coronavirus 2020 Q&A” is updated frequently and will provide you with the most recent answers to the most common employment questions.