As an employer, it is imperative to stay informed of the frequently changing information surrounding the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

We have a compiled a list of best resources and information from the Centers for Disease Control, the Department of Labor, and other reliable sources. Please continue to check back on these sites as information is continually updated.

Tandem HR clients – please contact your Tandem HR Consultant with any questions regarding how this information affects your business specifically.

CARES Act Resources

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (U.S. Small Business Administration)

Coronavirus Emergency Loans for Small Businesses (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation FAQs – Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act (U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship)

The CARES Act Works for All Americans: A breakdown of how the CARES Act assists American workers & families, small businesses, American jobs, and state and local governments – U.S. Department of the Treasury

Deferral of employment tax deposits and payments through December 31, 2020 (IRS)


Families First Coronavirus Response Act Resources

English Version of FFCRA Notice – U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

Spanish Version of FFCRA Notice

Frequently Asked Questions & Answer on COVID-19 – (DOL)

Employee Paid Leave Requirements– (DOL)


General COVID-19 Resources

Interim Guidance for Businesses to Plan and Respond to COVID-19– Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on COVID-19 – (CDC)

Cases and Latest Updates – (CDC)

Travel Information Related to COVID-19– (CDC)

Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (OSHA)

Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19 – Environmental Protection Agency


Tandem HR COVID-19 Resources

Back to Work – An employer’s guide to transitioning employees back into the workplace

Ask the HR Expert – What is the emergency paid sick leave?

Ask the HR Expert – What is the emergency FMLA expansion?

Ask the HR Expert – What if I don’t have 40 hours’ worth of work for my employees?

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

4 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

Ask the HR Expert – How can I engage remote employees?

Paycheck Protection Program Detailed Summary