COVID-19 Workplace Safety Update Webinar
Learn from State and City health officials about how to operate safely within today’s COVID environment.
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The Reopening Playbook
These videos highlight some of the key aspects of the Reopening Playbook for you and your employees to better understand the best practices and requirements of reopening your business safely.View More
Health & Safety
We’ve developed some best practice tips and guides for maintaining a healthy and safe workplace.
No. Employees are only eligible if they are not working or have reduced hours.
No. employees are only eligible if advised to quarantine by a healthcare provider.
PUA is scheduled to end July 31, 2020.
You must document the following:
• Name of employee requesting leave
• Dates for which leave is requested
• Reason for leave
• Statement from the employee that he or she is unable to work for that reason
• Name of health care provider recommending self-quarantine, if applicable
Guidance from the CDC and City of Detroit Health Department as of 5.22.2020 is that you can require employees to share test results prior to returning to work. Please check www.cdc.gov and the City of Detroit Health Department website for current guidance.
Guidance from the CDC and City of Detroit Health Department as of 5.22.2020 is that employees who test positive should quarantine according to CDC and DOL guidelines. Please check www.cdc.gov and the City of Detroit Health Department website for current guidance.
Per Governor Whitmer’s executive order on 4.3.2020, employers may not discharge an employee for staying home from work due to a positive test result, symptoms or close contact with an individual who tested positive. Please check www.michigan.gov/coronavirus for current guidance.
Guidance from the CDC and City of Detroit Health Department as of 5.22.2020 is that employees can return to work after the following 4 criteria have been met:
• At least 10 days have elapsed since the positive test
• The employee has been free of fever, shortness of breath, and/or sore throat, without medication, for 72 hours
• The employee has received a follow-up COVID-19 test
• The employee has provided written evidence of a negative test result
Please check www.cdc.gov and the City of Detroit Health Department website for current guidance.
No. You can think of workshare as underemployment or partial unemployment.
Yes. Full and part-time employees are eligible.
No. The Federal Government is covering Work Share expenses under the CARES Act.
Employers file on behalf of their employees. Employers must also certify that their employees worked.
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