SEAY MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

 

As an SSSA member, you have unlimited access to a complimentary HR & Employment Hotline provided by our partner, Seay Management Consultants. They will provide answers for any human resources, personnel management and/or employment related questions. Please contact them directly if you have questions during this uncertain time.

 

As you can imagine, Seay Management Consultants is experiencing a large volume of client contacts – particularly surrounding Covid-19 and HR 6201. In an effort to answer all questions as clearly and expeditiously as possible, we encourage you to provide your questions initially through email communications during this period.

 

Toll Free: 888-245-6272

Email: admin@seay.us

 

On Wednesday March 18th, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201), hours after the Senate passed the bill. There are two significant provisions of this bill that affect employers, one dealing with sick leave and the other dealing Family and Medical Leave.

 

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BUSINESS CONTINUITY RESOURCE CENTER (BCRC)

 

BCRC is being updated real-time with information and links relevant specifically to the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. Topic covered are HR issues, health and safety, keeping employees working, etc. Two special features of the BCRC are: 



·         Essential Business – templates, recommendations and information to help get your business classified as an Essential Business under the state and local laws being enacted.

·         Open for Business – suppliers and distributors are available to help keep you open-for-business by ensuring you have all the equipment and products needed to support your customers.

 

Together, we will get through this and we’re confident these newest resources will be valuable resources for your business!

 

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TWO FEDERAL PROGRAMS CAN HELP WITH CASH FLOW

 

Action Item: Read the National Association of Manufacturers’ comparison of these programs. Then check with your accountant to see which of these three programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program (see below), work best for your specific needs.

 

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SBA BEGINS TAKING LOAN APPLICATIONS TODAY

 

Action Item: Download the application or learn more.

 

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FFCRA NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS WENT INTO EFFECT WEDNESDAY

 

The Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) took effect this week requiring companies to provide paid leave when an employee or their family member is sick or need to care for a minor child. The IRS has updated its guidance on tax credits for the FFCRA.

 

Action Item: Employers were required to share the Department of Labor poster with
employees via email or on a company intranet, or post in a prominent location on Wednesday. If you haven’t completed this, get it done now.

 

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STATE & LOCAL ORDERS IMPACTING BUSINESS OPERATIONS

 

In some cases, sign, graphics and visual communications companies can pursue waivers to keep working. ISA has developed sample documents that can help your company and employees prove their work is vital.

 

Action Item: Check out the latest list of state and local action. Download and complete the sample templates for employees and the sample template for customers.

 

 

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ISA Upcoming Webinars

 

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ISA Update Week 2: COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

 

ISA Update Week 3: COVID-19
Tuesday, April 14
2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT