THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION'S REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL EMPLOYERS OF 100+ INDIVIDUALS:
1.) All workers must be fully-vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 at least weekly; 2.) Employers must provide paid time-off for employees to get vaccinated and to recover from any side effects; 3.) Unvaccinated workers are required to wear a face covering.
Several resources are available to assist businesses comply with and implement the standard. These include:
COVID-19 Vaccination Information
ILLINOIS: Governor Pritzker
- Illinois Phase 5 | June 11, 2021
- Employers with employees on-site must post IDPH Workplace Safety Guidance
- View City of Chicago Department of Building's notice on Construction deemed an essential infrastructure exception.
- UPDATED: Workers' Compensation Fact Sheet
Payment Protection Program
- DISCLAIMER: This is not to be construed as legal advice or a legal document. Contractors should read and understand the specifics of the orders that apply to your particular projects. It is difficult for a single standard letter to take all of the variations into proper account.
Posters for Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Economic Assistance Resources
Jobsite/Office Sanitization Resources
Member Company Resources
Open Occupational Health Clinics
Mental Health Resources
- Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- If soap and running water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid touching the eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Employers should adapt infection-control strategies based on a thorough hazard assessment, using appropriate combinations of engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent worker exposures.
- Avoid sharing tools if possible or disinfecting as needed (the same applies to the office area).
- Avoid sharing drinking containers.
- Evaluate and disinfect areas where your employees take breaks and eat their meals.