Supporting Employees Through COVID-19
Uncertain times call for businesses to support their employees whenever possible. Reinforce their trust in you as an employer with clear outlines for a workplace safety and health protocol to specifically address COVID-19, payroll options, and more.
Employee COVID-19 Testing
Employers are looking for ways to keep employees and customers safe in the workplace, while keeping in compliance with federal, state, and local health mandates. As of Dec. 17, 2021, the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) stay is lifted with COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for certain businesses. We offer COVID-19 rapid testing kits for customers through our relationship with HireRight.
To find out more about how the Employee COVID-19 Screening product works, and to ask about pricing, please contact the Paychex Employee Screening Service team at 866-895-1357 option 1 or click here for more information.
Health Care and COVID-19
Among the many business challenges created by the pandemic is the impact on your healthcare plan, particularly if you've furloughed or reduced workers' hours and now have to hire and rehire employees.
As your business returns and adapts to the workplace, a key consideration is the safety and well-being of your employees. Follow a series of steps to help you identify and address potential COVID-19 risks and hazards in the workplace.
Develop a safety and health plan
How to address COVID-19 risks, taking into consideration guidance from OSHA, CDC, and applicable state and local agencies.
The CDC recommends fully vaccinated people wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission, including schools.
Include hand hygiene practices, social distancing and identifying and minimizing potential routes of transmission among courses your business offers.
Ongoing cleaning and disinfection of high-touch surfaces and workplace areas.
Offer your staff paycheck options and other resources to help them navigate uncertain times.
The FinFit program can help with budgeting tools, short-term loans for emergencies and member exclusive coupon deals.
Learning Management System
Help career development with a catalog of courses that can be incorporated and customized with existing training.
Convenient for unbanked employees and eliminates need to go cash a paycheck.
Give employees access to earned wages before payday.