COVID-19 Resource Center
The Latest from Resourcing Edge
March 26, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance to businesses and employers in relation to COVID-19. The changes include details about when employees should return to work after being out due to illness during the pandemic. The guidance now states that “[s]ick employees should follow CDC-recommended steps . . . [and] [e]mployees should not return to work until the criteria to discontinue home isolation are met, in consultation with healthcare providers and state and local health departments.”
Should you have any further questions, we ask that you please contact your Client Account Manager.
The Department of Labor (DOL) just issued new rules regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act). Among these rules, Resourcing Edge has a few updates to share with you now.
- The Act will now be effective April 1, 2020
- Employers must post a notice of the Act in highly visible place on its premises. For employers on shelter or telework, the posting requirements can be satisfied by sending the notice in an email or placing the notice on an internal website. Click here to download.
For more information from the DOL about the Act, please click here. Should you have any further questions, we ask that you please contact your Client Account Manager.
President Trump has signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (The Act), enabling provisions for employees affected by COVID-19. Resourcing Edge is here to support you in these unfamiliar times. Please see our highlights of The Act, here.
The Act goes into effect April 1, 2020 (amended 3/24/2020) and ceases December 31, 2020. Rest assured, we are taking the necessary steps to administer The Act during this trying time. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.
We ask that you please contact your Client Account Manager with any questions you may have at this time.
- Remote Workforce: Resourcing Edge is prepared to support a remote workforce internally, to ensure the safety of our team. Resourcing Edge staff have been provided with the necessary infrastructure to provide uninterrupted service to our clients.
- Secure Client Data: Resourcing Edge hosts our client platform on redundant data servers, ensuring our team has easy access to our software wherever they may be.
- Remote Payroll Processing: Resourcing Edge understands how crucial timely and accurate payroll is for our clients and their employees. You can rest assured knowing we are prepared with payroll processing continuity plans in place. In the event COVID-19 has an impact on distribution channels, employees receiving paper checks may be at risk of delayed payments. We suggest utilizing our technology options to receive paychecks electronically via direct deposit or pay card. If you or your employees are not receiving an electronic check and wish to do so, please contact your payroll administrator.
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