OHSA Guidance (updated January 29, 2021): Click here
Sample COVID-19 Jobsite Policy for Hawaii Contractors (April 10, 2020): Click Here
Enforcement Guidance for Respiratory Protection and the N95 Shortage Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (April 3, 2020): Click Here
Sample Plan for COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response
Tips for Keeping Construction Workers Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic
OSHA Revises Coronavirus Reporting Requirement after AGC Intervention
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers As provided under the legislation, the U.S. DOL will be issuing implementing regulations. Additionally, as warranted, the Department will continue to provide compliance assistance to employers and employees on their responsibilities and rights under the FFCRA.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights The FFCRA or Act requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements The FFCRA or Act requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020.
COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers If your business has a shortage of workers and is looking to “volunteers” to help out, be aware that the FLSA has stringent requirements with respect to the use of volunteers.
COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers If you or your employees are out with the flu or are caring for ill family members, check with the DOL for information on whether such leave is covered under the FMLA.
Links to recorded webinars:
Part 1: Building Contractors—Preparing yourself and your jobsites for the Impacts of COVID-19 Recording Slides
Part 2: Building Contractors—Preparing yourself and your jobsites for the Impacts of COVID-19 Reopening Projects Previously Shutdown Recording-tba Slides
Part 1: Paycheck Protection Program: Key Updates and Developments in the Ground Rules of the Program Recording Slides
Part 2: Preparing Your Business Today for Audits, Oversight, and Agency Enforcement and Whistle Blower Actions Tomorrow Recording Slides
COVID-19 and Force Majeure in Hawaii - Recording Slides
Part I: Your Federal and State Legal Obligations to Provide Paid and/or Unpaid Leave to Your Employees - Slides
Part II: What the Federal and Many State Labor and Employment Laws Are Likely to Require of You, as You Adjust Your Operations to Meet the Latest Contingencies? - Slides
Part III: The Contractual and Related Legal Protections and Risks for Construction Companies- Slides
Part IV: How to Protect Your People and Your Projects- Slides
Part V: Navigating the Outbreak: Project Continuity Plans- Slides
Part VI: Insurance Coverage and Claims for Losses Resulting from the Outbreak - Slides
Part VII: The Additional Pressure that the Outbreak Could be Putting on Your Information Technology - Slides
Part VIII: What You Need to Watch, as the Outbreak Continues to Unfold -
Army – Corps of Engineers COVID-19 Webinar
COVID-19 Help for Hawaii Employers Webinar - April 2.
Maintaining Cash Flow During the COVID-19 Crisis: An Overview of New Federal Support Programs & Practical Advice for Contractor - Overview of how construction firms can take advantage of recent federal programs created to support businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. - slides
Hawaii construction industry bands together for Covid-19 safety pledge: More than 150 general contractors, engineering firms, developers, labor unions and others associated with Hawaii’s construction industry have united to sign a pledge outlining their commitment to strict requirements to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on job sites. Read More