COVID-19 Info and Updates
Because of this unprecedented event we know that many of you in the construction industry will have questions and we will do everything possible to guide you through this quickly changing environment. Because this situation is continually evolving, please check back frequently as we will be adding new information as it is received.
Current COVID-19 News
The construction industry naturally lends itself to “physical distancing”. As workers are moving around job sites with equipment and materials, it is often unsafe to be working closer than the recommended CDC six-foot distance. Whether commercial or residential, construction workers are almost always working independently to complete their assigned task. This makes construction a much less risky industry to deem as essential, helping to lessen the shock of this pandemic...Read More
NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided the following overview on Friday, March 20, 2020. It has been a dramatic week given ongoing aggressive government action to slow the spread of the coronavirus. While concern is still growing about the current environment, it is important to keep in mind that the crisis will eventually end, and with that conclusion, economic healing will progress. NAHB has made significant forecast revisions given the...Read More
March 24th On March 24th Senator Blunt spoke on the Senate Floor regarding third phase of coronavirus response legislation, the CARES Act, and outlined specific provisions in the bill that would provide immediate relief to individuals and families, small businesses, and health care providers. Watch video below or CLICK HERE For audio only. March 17th Key Takeaways Provided by US Senator Roy Blunt’s Office on March 17th PROVIDING THE...Read More
This video will give you updates on regulations and communications, best practices are discussed, as well as additional resources for employers to access for their disease response plan are provided. HM Risk continues to monitoring new developments so that we can continue to provide the best possible service experience to our clients. https://youtu.be/OazcxnXqvHE A Q&A session will not be provided for non-clients, however, there is still a great deal of...Read More
Implementation Guidance Employee Paid Leave Rights Employer Expanded Family & Medical Leave Requirements Q & A Implementation Guidance This Department of Labor (Wage and Hour Division) guidance addresses employment questions such as: How does an employer count its number of employees to determine coverage? How can small businesses obtain an exemption? How does an employer count hours for part-time employees? How does an employer calculate wages employees are entitled to...Read More