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The COVID-19 pandemic is an emergent situation in the workplace and employers may have questions related to their workplace and their employees. The below websites are designed to assist in addressing the concerns that are arising as the situation develops – and remember Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association is here to help provide relevant resources. The information provided in the below links is subject to frequent updates and should be checked often for the most recent guidance and information.

Helpful Resources

· CDC Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
· CDC Resources for Businesses and Employers
· The CDC addresses frequently asked questions about personal protective equipment (PPE)
·The CDC has recommended sequences for donning (putting on) and doffing (taking off) of PPE

· COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers
· COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers
· Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
·DOL COVID-19 and the American Workplace

· EEOC Answers Questions about the Pandemic and Antidiscrimination Laws in Recorded Webinar
· EEOC ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19
· EEOC Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the ADA

· OSHA COVID-19 Information for Workers and Employers
· OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Update to the Paycheck  Protection Program

The US Treasury Department released the Interim Final Rule and has slightly altered the information but in important ways. 

They also issued a NEW VERSION of the application. YOU MUST USE THIS VERSION.

Some of the benefits that are most likely to be utilized by equipment dealers for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act are summarized below.

A full copy of the Act can be found here.

This package of economic relief initiatives contains various benefits which will assist both Dealer Members and their employees across the United States.

DSEDA will continue to monitor the passage of the CARES Act (hereinafter “the Act”) and will update our dealers as guidance on its implementation become available.

The Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association has received several calls regarding the FMLA with the current COVID-19 Pandemic.  To assist, we are providing this information again.  Please click on this LINK for some “Questions & Answers” on the US Department of Labor Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that may help you to better understand the law.