COVID-19 AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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April 2, 2020

COVID-19: Employer Guidelines for Employee Terminations


Below are some general best-practices when terminating an employee. Keep in mind, however, that most states have their own employee’s rights laws that may affect an employer’s ability to terminate an employee, or may require an employer implement additional protocols when doing so. Each employer should be mindful of any applicable State or local laws.

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April 2, 2020

The right contract provisions can protect construction firms from coronavirus-related shutdown costs


The novel coronavirus spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. has caused governmental officials to resort to unprecedented measures to slow down the outbreak. As the number of people infected by COVID-19 continue to rise, new guidelines, restrictions and laws are being implemented to combat the virus.

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April 2, 2020

Florida Issues Stay-at-Home Order


As of midnight Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, Florida residents will be ordered to stay at home for the next 30 days. Governor Ron DeSantis announced in an executive order that all Florida residents were directed to “limit movements and all personal interactions outside the home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities."

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April 1, 2020

In Uncertain Times, Pay Close Attention to the Employee Handbook


Employers have quite a bit to think about in relation to COVID-19. During these uncertain times, pay special attention to one specific point of control: the employee handbook.

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March 31, 2020

LAW INSIGHTS IN A TIME OF CRISIS WITH ANTHONY TILTON


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March 31, 2020

VIDEO: COTNEY CONSTRUCTION LAW CEO OUTLINES WHAT ROOFING CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE STIMULUS PACKAGE


Earlier this week, President Donald Trump signed into law a $2-trillion stimulus package, the largest relief package in U.S. history, to help combat the devastating effects COVID-19 has had on the economy. The massive relief legislation includes loans and grants that businesses like roofing contractors can take advantage of to keep afloat during the crisis.

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March 31, 2020

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT


Under the FFCRA, businesses with fewer than 500 employees are now required to provide at least 80 hours of qualified sick leave to full-time employees (part-time employees receive a proportionate number of sick leave hours based on their regular 2-week schedule) and up to 12 weeks of qualified family leave to all employees.

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March 31, 2020

ROOFERS COFFEE SHOP – COFFEE CONVERSATIONS EP 1


Join RoofersCoffeeShop® as we open up conversations about what is top of mind for roofing contractors and the overall roofing industry right now! Every Thursday, the team at RCS will video chat with the roofing industry and leading professionals in a Q&A format. Pour a cup of coffee and bring your questions and best practices online as contractors talk to each other while learning from a variety of business and industry experts.

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March 31, 2020

WARN ACT AND COVID-19


The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has a significant and ongoing impact on not only healthcare professionals, but also global economies, governments, and business leaders. Construction companies within the U.S. are also experiencing this impact and are left grappling with key decisions for their businesses and employees amidst unprecedented uncertainty…

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March 28, 2020

$2 TRILLION COVID-19 STIMULUS TO HELP ROOFING CONTRACTORS STAY IN BUSINESS


As the impact of COVID-19 continues throughout the construction industry, many businesses are finding it difficult to make payroll and pay other essential business expenses. Fortunately, help is on the way through the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provides more than $2 trillion in stimulus to the U.S. economy.

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