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What does COVID-19 coronavirus mean for you and your customers?

The news about the COVID-19 coronavirus is in constant update, and at this point the impact is spreading. From cancelled events, business interruption, gossip and fear, and—at its worst—illness, your customers, agency, and family will feel its effects. But there's no need to panic.  Information is power, and we're curating some of the best resources to help you plan and maintain your well-earned position as the trusted source for your customers.

FAIA remains open for business and fully functional. All staff have made adjustments to work from 亚投彩票注册 and we will continue to be available to our members when you call, email, or comment in our online community. We are part of your team, and we will always have your back through successes and challenges—like this coronavirus outbreak.

We've put together several resources to walk you through how this affects you. This list is updated regularly, so check back.


亚投彩票注册  WEBINARS

  • Past, recorded episodes of Friday Morning LIVE! on COVID-19 topics include:

    • : It's Not Business as Usual—but it is Business: Impacts of the Pandemic for Insurance Brokerage Firms with MarshBerry

    • : Selling in the New Normal with Susan Toussaint

    • : Workers Comp Issues and Working Remotely with Frank Pennachio

    • : Business interuption, Dos and Don'ts for working remotely, IT issues, and more with Host Dave Newell and guests David Thompson, Bill Wilson, Nate Ginter, and Kyle Ulrich.  to download a Work from 亚投彩票注册 Checklist from VineIT.

    • : Host Dave Newell is joined by Dustin Paschal to discuss HR and COVID-19.

  • Big "I" free webinar with InsurBanc CEO Dave Tralka on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), offered on-demand.  to watch now. Posted 4/2/20.


亚投彩票注册  FAIA UPDATES


亚投彩票注册  INSURANCE ISSUES


亚投彩票注册  AGENCY OPERATIONS ISSUES

A suite of consumer-facing marketing materials (including social, display, video and print ads​) you can share with your commercial and/or personal lines clients are available from the Big "I" and Trusted Choice. Click   and  . Posted 5/22/20.

亚投彩票注册HR, Education, Licensure

 

亚投彩票注册Cyber Security, Working Remotely


亚投彩票注册  LEGISLATIVE UPDATES

亚投彩票注册PPP: Paycheck Protection Program

 

亚投彩票注册CARES ACT:  Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (HR 748)

This law will go into effect on Wednesday, April 1, 亚投彩票注册.

Summary of Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) ACT shared by Affinity HR Group, posted 3/30/20.

The Department of Labor has issued important updates our members should know, including:

Additional updates:
  • These leaves are not available to employees with reduced hours, furloughed employees, or employees whose workplaces are closed. 
  • These leaves are not available to employees whose workplaces are closed due to a federal, state, or local shelter-in-place or stay-at-亚投彩票注册 orders, or due to business slowdowns. 
  • These leaves (and payroll tax credit) are not retroactive. Employees are not entitled to pay under these leaves if they were absent or out of work (for any reasons) prior to April 1. 
  • Both emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLA) can be taken on an intermittent basis in certain situations. 
  • Employees may not be required to use other forms of paid leave prior to or concurrently with EPSL or EFMLA. 
  • Employers should keep documentation to show that employees who received leave were actually in need of leave. (Big "I" awaits IRS guidance on this.)
Thank you to Big "I" for the above CARES Act content.
 

亚投彩票注册FFCRA:  Familes First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201) became law on March 18, 亚投彩票注册.

The Act takes effect April 1, 亚投彩票注册 and will remain effective until December 31, 亚投彩票注册.

There are many economic stimulus measures in HR 6201:

  • Establishing emergency paid sick leave;
  • Expanding family and medical leave;
  • Enhancing unemployment insurance;
  • Guaranteeing free testing for the novel coronavirus;
  • Expanding food security initiatives; and
  • Increasing federal Medicaid funding.

Learn more about how HR 6201 will impact both employers and employees below.

HR 6201 summary shared by , 3/20/20.


亚投彩票注册  HEALTH DEPT INFO, MAPS & LOCAL UPDATES