NECA’s General Counsel, Jef Fagan has issued a document offering guidance to NECA members regarding the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate. The “new” deadline for workers to be fully vaccinated is now January 18th, 2022, but the situation continues to develop and that date may change. Mr. Fagan’s guidance document and the Form Policy for the… Read more »
NECA Labor Relations has released a bulletin with information for contractors about Covid-19 vaccination requirements for employees. Labor Relations Bulletin – Employer Guidance on Covid-19 Vaccinations
On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Chapter hosted a webinar with attorney Adele Abrams, who updated members on recent Covid-19 regulatory activities. For members who were not able to attend in person, the webinar was recorded, and we have also provided access to the presentation documents for review. Full Webinar Recording (External Link) PowerPoint Presentation
Effective June 1, 2021, the National Disease Emergency Response Agreement (NDERA) entered into by the parties on March 16, 2020, shall be suspended and without effect until and unless the Parties mutually agree to lift the suspension.
President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) into law on March 12, 2021 containing approximately $1.9 trillion in stimulus funding to counter the ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA includes several employment-law provisions that extend or increase existing employer obligations and worker entitlements. ARPA also contains provisions intended to… Read more »
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has released updated guidance regarding Covid-19 being a recordable incident on jobsites. Members can access the summary here.
A. Document the need for and use of your PPP Loan or return the money There has been a public backlash over perceived abuses in the PPP loan process. With reports of publicly traded companies such as Ruth’s Chris getting loans, the federal government has changed the tenor of its guidance. On April 28, 2020,… Read more »
Questions and Answers 2 Question: What is allowed in the term “Transportation” to be deducted in the PPP?Transportation is not defined. However, it likely covers any transportation costs covered by the employer; such as a car allowance. Question: What do we do if an employee refuses to go to a job sitebecause the employee is… Read more »