Covid-19 Resources

 

Times right now are uncertain and information is changing every hour. At the Electrical Association, we want to provide you with information that you will find helpful within your business to ensure success through these uncharted territories.

        
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A Note From Us

We are proactively monitoring COVID-19 and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).  We will continue to monitor the situation and update this page with resources.  If you have questions, feel free to reach out.

View the real-time map from Johns Hopkins for current information on cases reported around the world

Latest Information

June 1 - Minnesota COVID-19 Update - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
May 31 - Minnesota COVID-19 Update - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
May 30 - Minnesota COVID-19 Update - Presented by Governor Tim Walz


Digital Sign-In/Attendance Forms

Attendance Tracking Software -by Capterra
Free Employee Attendance Tracker - by Lockify
IOS and Android Attendance App - by MyAt

Exposure Control Plan Templates

US Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration's "Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19"
California OSHA's Model Plan for "Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Model Exposure Control Plan"
MN OSHA's "COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Template"
Association for General Contractors "Sample Plan for COVID-19 Exposure, Prevention, Preparedness, and Response"
Coalition for Construction Safety's "Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan for Construction"

Business Income Resources

March 30 - Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
March 30 - Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

Employment and Business Information

May 21 - Minneapolis Mayor Frey Orders People to Wear Masks Inside Stores, Schools - Presented by the Star Tribune
May 21 - Bringing Your Employees Back to Work When Unemployment Pays Them More Than You Do - Presented by workforce.com 
May 21 - How Employers Can Ease Anxiety About Returning to the Workplace - Presented by TLNT
May 21 - CDC Releases Guidelines for Reopening Workplaces - Presented by SHRM
May 21 - Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 - Presented by OSHA
May 21 - Employee Preparedness Requirements Checklist - Presented by Associations North
May 21 - Back to Work Strategies - Presented by Associations North 
May 21 - Returning to Work Business Preparedness Plan - Presented by Associations North 
May 21 - Frequently Asked Questions for Businesses: Returning to Work - Presented by Minnesota Employment and Economic Development
May 20 - Return to Work Employer Checklist - Presented by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
May 18 - The New Procedures for Leaving the House 
May 18 - Recorded Webinar: Return to Work Safely - Presented by tHRive Law Consultant Kate Bischoff
May 18 - Safely Reopening and Returning to Work: What Business and Workers Need to Know - Presented by the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development 
May 8 - MN COVID FAQ Update - Presented by the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association, Inc.
May 8 - Job Site Pandemic Precautions - Presented by Federated Insurance
May 6 - Bringing Your Employees Back to Work When Unemployment Pays Them More Than You Do - Presented by Jon Hyman of Workforce.com
April 30 - Return to Work: A Web Series - Presented by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
April 1 - How to Document Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA for COVID-19 - Presented by Kate Bischoff, tHRive Law & Consulting
March 26 - COVID-19 Virus Letter - Certificate of Essential Employee - Presented by Jay Lewis, Owner of Lewis Electrical and Chair of the Electrical Association's Membership Committee

Financial/Tax Information

April 29 - Basic Sales and Use Tax - Webinar (May 20, 2020) - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Revenue
April 15 - DEED Implements 13-Week Extension of Unemployment Insurance - Presented by Minnesota Employment and Economic Development
April 9 - IRS Provides Guidance Under the CARES Act to Taxpayers with Net Operating Losses - Presented by the IRS
April 9 - Sales and Use Tax Payment Grace Period Extended to May 20, 2020 - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Revenue

Emergency COVID Funding Bill

Click Here for Details

Updates from the Governor and Legislation Information

May 29 - Minnesota COVID-19 Update - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
May 28 - Minnesota COVID-19 Update - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
April 3 - COVID-19 Dashboard - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
March 20 - Letter to the Governor from the Building Jobs Coalition

Insurance Questions

Your Unemployment Insurance Questions, Answered

Helpful Tips

No Touch Infrared Thermometer (online order from Target)
Minnesota Symptom Screener c/o Minnesota Safety Council

Human Resources

General Questions, Employee Leave, Policies + Practices
Communicable Disease Policy

 Please let us know if you are aware of other helpful resources and we'll post here.