Educational videos are an effective way to communicate with your employees, and we have a few from Jellyvision on the subject of Coronavirus that you may want to review and share.

When and How to Get Tested for COVID-19

5 Tips for Working from Home During the COVID Crisis

That COVID Chart That’s Everywhere, Explained


Below is a summary of our COVID-19 Alerts to date, with the topics included in each. To see the full Alert archive, click here on our COVID-19 Alerts blog site:

April 3, 2020

  • United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Compliance Alert Memo: CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

April 1, 2020

  • UBA Compliance Alert Memos: CARES Act Compliance Alert and updated FFCRA Compliance Alert

March 30, 2020

  • Leave, furlough, or layoff and benefits
  • FFCRA Notice
  • CARES Act Highlights and resources

March 27, 2020

  • Johnson & Dugan CARES Act summary of impact to employer retirement plans

March 26, 2020

  • UBA Compliance Advisor Alert Memo: FFCRA Compliance Memo
  • Updated DOL webpage, COVID-19 and the American Worker, including fact sheets and poster
  • ThinkHR 3/24/20 webinar FAQ
  • ThinkHR 3/24/20 webinar presentation and recording

March 23, 2020

  • UBA Compliance Advisor: Families First Coronavirus Care Act (FFCRA) focusing on emergency medical leave and emergency sick leave.
  • Agency guidance on paid leave tax credits for small and mid-size employers
  • CA Labor & Workforce Development Agency leave chart
  • Description of furloughs, temporary layoff and permanent layoff
  • Sample COVID-19 furlough letter
  • Furlough FAQ from Armanino Accountants
  • CA Insurance Commissioner premium grace period notice

March 19, 2020

  • ThinkHR 3/19/20 FFCRA webinar recording and slides
  • Sample furlough letter and WARN Notice
  • Beere & Purves, General Agent, website of insurance carrier policies and resources
  • FSA considerations: FSA & COBRA & Dependent Care qualifying events
  • State of CA COVID-19 website, including state disability and unemployment insurance site links

March 18, 2020

  • Summary of FFCRA from National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)

March 17, 2020

  • Work at Home resources, including policy and agreement
  • Links to the six Bay Area counties requiring shelter-in-place
  • CDC link to local health departments

March 13, 2020

  • Announcing J&D Coronavirus Resources web page
  • CDC link to local health departments for information on testing
  • UBA Compliance Alert: HSAs – What You Need to Know