POST COVID-19

NAVIGATING THE NEW NORMAL

Documents, resources & other useful information

Highpoint can provide customized documents, samples and policies specific to your business.
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REPORTS, CHECKLISTS & NOTICES

Harris County Small Business Recovery Fund Grant

FFCRA, CARES Act, HIPAA, layoffs, furloughs, tax credits and more

Best of all Post-Coronavirus Checklists

OSHA-Reduce Exposure to Coronavirus

Create a Return to Work Action Plan

Sample Return to Work Action Plan

Sample 2 Return to Work Action Plan

Common Employment Practices Claims Arising Out of COVID-19

POSTERS

Stay home when you are sick Poster

Social Distancing Poster

Who’s at a Higher Risk for Severe Coronavirus Illness Poster

How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering

Do’s & Don’ts – Face Masks

Do’s & Don’ts – Gloves

Practice & Policy Considerations

**NEW** Covid-19 Cleaning Log

This document provides an overview of COVID-19 cleaning recommendations from the CDC and includes a sample log that businesses can use during their cleaning and sanitization procedures.

Added July 28, 2020

 

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Congress signs Bill Amending PPP Into Law

Congress has passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, which is a bill that provides borrowers with greater flexibility in spending Paycheck Protection Program funds without compromising forgiveness eligibility. President Donald Trump signed the bill into law on June 5, 2020. This article provides an overview of the bill.

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Deciding Who to Recall from Furlough or Layoff - Quick Start Guide

Deciding which employees to return to the workplace following a furlough or temporary layoff, and in what order you’ll call them back, will require an individualized analysis for each organization. For those who aren’t sure where to start, we provide this as a starting point.

Designing a Post-Coronavirus Office

Designing a Postcoronavirus Office

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many aspects of the current workplace, and soon, employers should begin planning for what their post-coronavirus office will look like. Previously, social distancing and COVID-19-related best practices hadn’t been a topic on the mind of most employers or employees. By updating office layouts, encouraging new behaviors and expanding remote work options, employers can help prevent the spread of future diseases, and protect the health and safety of employees.

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D.O.L. FFCRA Required Notice

You are required to post this notice 4/1/20 about the new FFCRA law.

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Employee Notice - Face Coverings (Sample)

Note to employers: State and local laws and orders may provide different or additional requirements for employers regarding masks or face coverings, including guidance on whether employers must provide and pay for them, who must maintain and clean them, and more. Review applicable mandates to ensure compliance.

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FFCRA Leave Request Sample Form

EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE AND EMERGENCY FMLA REQUEST FORM

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Reduction in Force Toolkit

This Reduction in Force Toolkit was produced by our strategic partners Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. The toolkit consists of articles, guidance, forms, and action plans designed to help employers prepare for and implement a reduction in force. The toolkit deals with issues such as employee selection, severance benefits, WARN notices, separation agreements, and communications with employees and other stakeholders.

The material in this toolkit is intended to provide general information relating to reductions in force. As a result of recent events involving COVID-19, there may be federal, state, or local legislation or regulations that affect reduction in force planning and implementation.

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Reopening Your Business After a Shutdown

Reopening your business after a shutdown

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What to do after receiving the PPP

In response to the debilitating effect the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had on small businesses across the country, the federal government funded a program under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) called the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). If your business secured a PPP loan, you may be wondering what your next steps should be. This article provides a general overview of PPP loans and what employers should do if they receive an approved PPP loan.

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What is the IQRM and why do I need it?

The IQRM™ is a risk assessment tool consisting of a systematic method to better understand the risk issues facing your organization. It also benchmarks performance against ideal industry standards and facilitates the design of risk control and mitigation strategies. Each module has been crafted by one or more Subject Matter Experts.

The IQRM is an integral piece of Highpoint Insurance Group’s RISE365® Process as it measures exposures and determines the general effectiveness of strategies to manage risk. Most importantly, the IQRM facilitates our ability to improve your organization’s risk profile.

Business Continuity/Crisis Management, Cyber and EPLI are just a few of the key areas that are even more critical with the uncertainty we are facing today.

Click one of the key areas below to receive your free risk assessment. Or, visit our IQRM page for a complete list of all 21 assessments available.

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Business Continuity IQRM

Cyber Liability IQRM

EPLI IQRM

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