COVID-19 Resources for Local Businesses

The COVID-19 health crisis has significantly impacted almost every aspect of your business including operations, safety, financing, employee issues, and necessary legal compliance. No matter the type of business, it can be a struggle for employers to keep up in this ever-changing environment. The attorneys at Fine & Hatfield are here to help. Everyday our attorneys are answering questions from employers, working with organizations, and offering practical COVID-19 legal advice to clients to guide them through this crisis.


It can be a challenge for a business or organization to even know where to start when facing this unprecedented crisis. Below are several helpful links on important COVID-19 related issues for your consideration. Also, please do not hesitate to contact any of our attorneys at Fine & Hatfield with your questions. Again, we are here to help your business and look forward to working with you now and in the future.


1. CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19 Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-re...

2. OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 to help companies respond in the event of coronavirus in the workplace Link: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200309

3. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires certain employers with less than 500 employees to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Link: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions Link: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_N... Link: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic