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UPDATED! COVID-19 Resources

Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nikki Schutte
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We are constantly updating our resources that may help you, so please check back often! (New additions will be posted at the top of each category).


As the COVID-19 situation in our community continues to evolve we have compiled some resources that we hope will help you navigate through your workplace and workforce situations. We have also included additional resources that will help you and your teams as people. 


Have you used any other resources that have been helpful to you? Let us know! 


Is there something you wan to know more about related to COVID-19? Or something you need help with? Let us know that as well! We are still planning some additional webinars and we want it to be a topic you want to know more about! 




Legal Updates

Reopening Oregon: Governor Brown Releases Details and Guidance for Businesses

by: Stoel Rives


EEOC Adds Q&A on Reasonable Accommodation Upon Return To Work

by: Bullard Law


Science, Statistics, and the Privacy Implications of Reopening the Economy

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


Ninth Circuit Court Further Clarifies FCRA Requirements

by: Barran Liebman


EEOC Approves Screening for COVID-19 Before Employees Return to Work

by: Bullard Law


IRS Provides Further Guidance on Deferirng Employment Taxes Under CARES Act

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


FFCRA Leave Documentation: What Is Required and What Is Recommended?

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


EEOC Updated COVID-19 Related Q&As and New CDC Interim Guidance

by: Bullard Law


CARES Act Extends Unemployment Insurance Benefits to Independent Contractors

by: Davis Wright Tremaine 


USDOL Publishes Temporary Regulations Interpreting FFCRA

by: Davis Wright Tremaine 


DOL Releases FFCRA Regulations

by: SHRM


CARES Act Greatly Expanding Unemployment Insurance Benefits

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


COVID-19: FAQs Regarding Retirement Plan Contributions, Distributions, and Compliance Issues

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


Factsheet: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

by: Department of Labor


Factsheet: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Requirements

by: Department of Labor


Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary for Employers
by: Bullard Law


Families First Coronavirus Response Act; Effective April 2nd – December 31st

by: HR Answers


BOLI Issues Two Temporary Orders to Support Employers In Response to COVID-19

by: Bullard Law


Sick Leave and OFLA Guidance for Employers Regarding Coronavirus

by: Xenium HR



PERSONAL, Wellness and Emotional Support

Work From Home Hacks

by: Woodruff Sawyer


A Guide to Market Fluctuations

by: Capital Group


How to Lead with Mental Health in Mind During the Coronavirus Pandemic

 by: Forbes


Mental Health & Coping 

by: CDC


Mindfulness Techniques

by: United Healthcare



for the workplace

Cutting Staff in Times of Crisis

by: SHRM


What is "Work Share Oregon" and How Can It Help Avoid Layoffs?

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


COVID-19 Research: Implications for the American Workforce

by: SHRM


How Today's Crisis Can Become Tomorrow's Opportunities - at Warp Speed

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Guidlines to Set for Video Meetings

by: SHRM


Re-Opening a Business after COVID-19 Closure: Risk Assessment and Mitigation for Employers

by: Woodruff Sawyer


COVID-19 Is Shining a Light on Leadership: Here's How It Needs to Evolve

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Answers to the Most Common Coronavirus Questions

by: SHRM


Weathering Coronavirus: Furloughs, Layoffs or Pay Cuts?

by: SHRM


The Great Work-From-Home Experiment: How COVID-19 is Accelerating the Future of Work

by: Lee Hecht Harrison 


Lessons from the Front Lines of Crisis Leadership

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Comprehensive and Updated FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus

by: Fisher Phillips


9 Tips to Minimize Disruption During a Pandemic

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


COVID-19 and Employee Benefits

by: Bullard Law







Managing Stress in the Workplace and This Week's FAQs

by: HR Annie


From Individual Health to Organizational Wellbeing; The Evolution of Corporate Wellness Programs and Impact on HR

by: Cascade Centers


Creating a Schedule to Stay Emotionally and Physically Healthy

by: Cascade Centers


The New Meaning of Wellness: Planning for the health of your family, your workplace, yourself.

by: Zuna 


Coping with Traumatic Events

by: United Healthcare


Get the Best of Stress

by: United Healthcare





From Now to Normal: Reopening Oregon

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


The New Workplace: Harassment and Discrimination During Social Distancing and Remote Work

by: Bullard Law


Reopening: Returning to the Workplace & Employment-Related Issues

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


Legal Considerations for Reopening Businesses

by: Tonkon Torp


What Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - Part 2

by: Davis Wright Tremaine


The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program for Business

by: Paychex - Presented by U.S. Small Business Administration


Understanding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and its Business Impact

by: Paychex


Furlough, Layoff or Reduction in Force/Families First Coronavirus Response Act

by: HR Answers


Employer Guidance: FFCRA - Families First Coronavirus Response Act

by: HR Annie


Managing Reduced Hours and Layoffs

by: HR Annie


COVID-19 Weekly Updates and Chat

by: HR Answers


Succeeding in the New Virtual World of Work

by: Lee Hecht Harrison





Open for Business: The Future is Now - A Conversation with Alan Wild, Former Head of Employee Relations & Engagement at IBM

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


The Coronavirus Impact: Reinventing Your Business at Warp Speed

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Coronavirus: Supporting Your Employees, Their Benefits, and A Legal Perspective

by: Woodruff Sawyer


Keeping Remote Employees Healthy and Engaged

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Maximizing Productivity for Remote Teams

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Plan Design Help During Uncertainty: How to protect your company and employees during a rapidly changing economy

by: Zuna


Succeeding in the New Virtual World of Work

by: Lee Hecht Harrison


Minimizing Disruption in a Pandemic

by: Lee Hecht Harrison 


Coronavirus Recommendations for Employers

by: Xenium HR





personal, Wellness and emotional support


Sanvello (app): Get all of the support you need to help improve your mental health-on your terms. 

by: Sanvello


NIKE Training Club (app): Free access (even the Premium stuff) - Stay healthy and active with on-demand class-style workouts, programs and expert tips on nutrition, sleep and more! 

by: Nike


For Those in Recovery: WEconnect is offering free, online meetings centered on substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health concerns. 

by: WEConnect


Toolkit: Supporting Employee Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

by: Mind Share Partners


Emotional Support Help Line 


by: United Healthcare




Checklist for Employers Planning to Reopen or Return to the Workplace

by; Davis Wright Tremaine


Back to Work Toolkit

by: Madrona


Navigating COVID-19: A Toolbox to Build a New World of Work

by: SHRM


Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

by: EEOC


Post Pandemic FAQs

by: Fisher Phllips


Pandemic Planning Guides with Templates

by: Woodruff Sawyer


Oregon Unemployment: COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

by: State of Oregon Employment Department


Employee Termination and Layoff Resources

by: SHRM


Remote Work Resources

by: SHRM


FFCRA Employee Rights Poster (should be posted on April 1st)

Available in ENGLISH and SPANISH


Discrimination & Stigma resources

by: Oregon Health Authority

- Viruses Don't Discriminate - And Neither Should We

- Spread Facts; Not Fear

- Stop Coronavirus Racism: Combat Fear and Misinformation with Facts


Furlough Layoff RIF Resource Guide 2020

by: HR Answers


COVID-19 Templates & Forms

by: Fisher Phillips


COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs

by: Oregon Employment Department


COVID-19 Scenarios & Benefits Available

by: Oregon Employment Department


FAQs for employers, workers and job seekers

by: Oregon Employment Department


Forms, Policies, How-To Guides, FAQs, Toolkits

by: SHRM





Career Support and Resume Coaching

by: Mulberry Talent Partners

Free 20-minute call with a member of the Mulberry team to discuss your job search


60 Companies Hiring to Address COVID-19

by: Glassdoor





for parents with children out of school and at home


Resources for learning from home


  • Best educational YouTube Channels
  • Best educational TV shows and movies on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime
  • Best podcasts for kids
  • Best free online instructional materials

Age of Learning – Free! Use code SCHOOL6364

  •  ABC Mouse (preschool – 2nd grade)
  • Adventure Academy (3rd grade – 8th grade)
  • Reading IQ (preschool – 6th grade)

Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-to-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing


COVID-19 Educational Resources

Google doc with tons of awesome things!


PDX Emergency Child Care Directory

For those who can’t work from home


Social Interactions/Conversations:

  •  Zoom
  • Facetime
  • Facebook video messenger
  • Skype
  • Marco Polo

Symphony Streaming


Virtual Museum Tours


Metropolitan Opera Streaming Shows


Multnomah County Library eBook Resources


Kids Podcasts

more PHRMA Events

Virtual Social Hour...over coffee!

Virtual Social Hour...over lunch!

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