The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the coronavirus “does not spread easily” through touching surfaces or objects.
Since 1949, May has been Mental Health Awareness Month, and coincidentally or not, there’s never been a greater need than right now to address the incidence of serious anxiety, depression, insomnia and suicidal thoughts amongst the population.
In the span of two months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the U.S. construction industry, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes.
In mid-March, SBCA jumped into action to track ongoing developments, create tools and gather best practices that would help component manufacturers (CMs) navigate COVID-19 and the ensuing challenges as best as possible.
During the first quarter. GDP growth posted its worst performance since the Great Recession, recording a -4.8% growth rate.
“Double check who is sending you mail these days,” says SBCA’s Accounting Manager Mike Younglove, “especially if they are asking you to change any financial information.”
SBCA and LMC have started a collaborative relationship focused on sharing one another’s expertise to further advance the interest of the component manufacturing industry.
The Paycheck Protection Program enabled businesses with fewer than 500 employees to receive low-interest loans, subject to loan forgiveness.
Since March 18, SBC Magazine has conducted a weekly online survey of component manufacturers (CMs), intent on tracking the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the industry.
All workplaces can take the following infection prevention measures to protect workers and reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.
On April 23, 2020, the SBA by way of FAQ #31, provided meaningful direction concerning the PPP loan certification as to “necessity.”
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) initially gave employers time to comply with coronavirus-related paid-sick-leave and paid-family-leave mandates and correct mistakes without facing scrutiny, but the department has now officially ramped up its enforcement efforts.