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COVID-19 Resources

With the unprecedented steps taken with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing mandates and guidelines change frequently. Here are some reference sites to help navigate important information for your organization and employee safety. We will be posting new information as it becomes available to us. WACA is available during our normal business hours, if you have a specific question please feel free to contact us.  ​

Construction Essential Work Information

Governor Newsom Announces Regional Stay-at-Home Order
read the announcement here

​California Standards Board Passes Sweeping Cal/OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation
read here

San Francisco Warned Potential Construction Shut Down as COVID-19 Cases Increased
read the Directive here

Santa Clara County Updated COVID-19 Construction Rules, effective July 13, 2020 - Mandatory Directive
read the order here

Contractors Letter of Authorization to Work
sample letter here 

Order Narrowing Permissible Construction Activities
read the order here

COVID-19 - Governor Issues Clarifications for Construction Industry
Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Santa Clara County Issues Updated SIP Order Narrowing Permissible Construction Activities
Sweeney Mason LLP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Government Economic Resources

Department of Labor Information

IRS Tax Guidelines

Paid Leave Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under
​The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Paycheck Protection Program and Loan Forgiveness

What to know about Coronavirus (COVID-19) & How to Protect Yourself and Others

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

How to Prevent Getting Sick

CDC Guidelines How to Protect Yourself and Others 

Contractors Job Safety and Workplace Risk Exposure

Planning For the Next Normal at Work Playbook (for member use) 
Keeping your workforce safe and healthy. This playbook is meant to offer useful tools for you, your leadership teams, and your partner unions, to make your workplaces as safe as possible and support employees in the best way possible. ​

Download Playbook Here


Safety and Health Guidance

Contractors Safety & Health 

Preparing Workplaces for a COVID-19 Outbreak

Guide for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 

Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF) COVID-19 Training Classes  

Local, State & Government COVID-19 SIP Order Information

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order

Social Distancing Protocols

Stay-at-Home Frequently Asked Questions

Employer Social Distancing Protocol