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
As businesses reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are looking for ways to keep employees and customers safe, while keeping in compliance with local and federal health mandates. Through our relationship with HireRight, Paychex is now offering COVID-19 antigen testing to our clients.
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 reopens, 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.
Hand sanitization best practices, plus promoting and communicating proper hygiene techniques to staff.
Social distancing modifications
Modifying and rethinking interactions at work, including work station setups and offsite work options.
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.
Convenient for unbanked employees and eliminates the need to go get a paycheck cashed.
Offer a financial wellness program that also includes short-term loans for emergencies.
Give employees access to earned wages before payday.