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

Executive Order: COVID-19 Business Preparedness Plans (Construction) 

Deadline: June 29, 2020

1. Download the Sample Policy
2. Customize it with your specific company protocols
3. Incorporate the Construction Specific Guidance
4. Post a copy where all employees can see it and access it
5. File a copy in your Safety AWAIR Manual
6. Train your employees per the Executive Order

EA Members: Use the newly created COVID-19 Toolbox Talk

  • MN Current Training Guidelines for Safety: HERE
  • Sample Sign in Sheet for Safety Training: HERE
  • Screening Checklist: HERE
  • COVID-19 and When to Return to Work: HERE
  • Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 (Not in Healthcare Settings): HERE
  • Next steps if employee tests positive for COVID-19: HERE
  • Free Downloadable Signage on Distancing: HERE
  • COVID-19: Are you at higher risk for severe illness: HERE
  • Free Downloadable Signage on Hand Washing: HERE
  • Free Downloadable Signage on Cover Your Cough: HERE
  • EPA Approved List of Cleaner: HERE
  • FFCRA Employee Paid Leave Rights: HERE


Latest Information

Minnesota COVID-19 Briefing (September 14-18) - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
DEED Partners with Minnesota Businesses to Offer Training Opportunities to Workers - Presented by the Minnesota Employment and Economic Development Department
Situation Update for COVID-19 - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Health


Digital Sign-In/Attendance Forms

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

Business Income Resources

Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Employment and Business Information

Video: Worker Protections During COVID-19 - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry 
Minnesota Mask Requirement: Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 to Keep Our Economy Open - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
MN Workplace Safety Consultation's COVID-19 Preparedness Plans - Construction Webinar - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Labor
Stay Safe Guidance for Construction Businesses - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Labor 
Employee Retention Credit - Presented by the IRS
DEED Announces Partnership with Coursea to Provide Free Online Learning Content to Minnesotans - Presented by the Minnesota Employment and Economic Development Department
Employee Waivers - Presented by Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 
Employee Preparedness Requirements Checklist - Presented by Associations North
How to Document Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA for COVID-19 - Presented by Kate Bischoff, tHRive Law & Consulting
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

Minnesota Economic Trends - Presented by the Minnesota Employment and Economic Development Department 


Updates from the Governor and Legislation Information

Minnesota COVID-19 Update (September 10, 2020) - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
Minnesota COVID-19 Update (September 9, 2020) - Presented by Governor Tim Walz
COVID-19 Dashboard - Presented by Governor Tim Walz

Insurance Questions

Your Unemployment Insurance Questions, Answered

Helpful Tips

Frequently Asked Questions About the Requirement to Wear Face Coverings - Presented by the Minnesota Department of Health 
Outdoor Dining Beginning June 1 - Answers to Commonly Asked Questions - Presented by Deed 
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.