COVID-19 Resources and Information

Oregon-Columbia COVID-19 Office Policy

NECA/IBEW Information

Premier Partner PPE Program for NECA Contractors
NECA National Video Update May 11, 2020

BIM Classes Available Online & NECA Endorses MCAA Change Order Publication
NECA/IBEW Local 48 Joint Statement on COVID-19
NDERA between NECA/IBEW regarding Coronavirus
NDERA Q&A Round Two
Coronavirus Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure
NECA National Update on COVID-19 

Labor Bulletins

Sample Furlough Forms for COVID-19
Furlough Forms and Payment of Fringe Benefits under the Paycheck Protection Program 
Emergency Amendments to the Hiring Hall Rules
COVID-19 Resources
Temporary Suspension of DFWP Random Testing
Coronavirus in the Pacific NW

Oregon-Columbia NECA Updates

April 2021

January 2021

December 2020

November 2020

September 2020

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

Legal Information

IRS COVID-19 Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance
COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine and Leave Issues
Guidance on Payment of Fringe Benefits
COVID-19 and Contractor Liability
Coronavirus Legal Webinar Q&A from NECA National *Updated 4/16/2020

Oregon-Related Information Including Code/Inspection Resources

BDS Update for the Week of June 1
BDS Update for the Week of May 11

First Phase of Oregon Reopening to Begin May 15

BDS Update for the week of May 4

BDS Update for the week of April 27th

BDS Update- Online Services

Governor Brown's Framework for "Reopening" Oregon

BDS Update- Services and Online Accessibility

BDS Update- Permit Intake and Plan Review
Permitting Jurisdiction Status
Minor Label Program Update from Oregon BCD
Oregon State Police FAQs & Essential Services Travel Notice
BDS Temporary Closure Notice
Oregon State "Stay Homes, Save Lives" Order
Governor Brown To Strengthen Social Distancing Policies Monday
Resources from Oregon Employment Department - *Updated* 

 Washington-Related Information

Electrical Currents Newsletter from Washington L&I
Washington’s Phased Approach
Washington Job Sites Now Open
Washington L&I New Directive for COVID-19 
NECA Members working in Washington
WA Clarification on "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Order
Washington State Authorization Letter
Governor Inslee's Memorandum Clarifying His "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Order
Washington State "Stay at Home" Order
Resources from Washington State Employment Security Department 

CARES Act and Funding Relief 

UPDATE: U.S. Department of Treasury Issues Additional PPP Guidance
Updated: U.S. Dept of Treasury Issues Additional Guidance Regarding PPP Program

U.S. Department of Treasury Grants NECA-Supported Extension of PPP Safe Harbor Deadline

NECA Legal Webinar 2 Q&A and Updated PPP Forgiveness Guidance
Resources for Small Business from the SBA
Pacific NW Small Business Administration Answers to FAQs
Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program
Coronavirus Relief Funding Options for Small Businesses from the SBA
Apply Today for Payroll Protection Loans Through SBA
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information: Borrowers
PPP Application Form
Comparison of Loans: EIDL and PPP
NECA Contractors’ Guide to the CARES Act + Gov’t Affairs Webinar Q&A

FFCRA Information

Stay at Home Order Following DOL Temporary Regulations- FFCRA
FFCRA Eligibility Begins; Posted Notice is Required
COVID-19 FFCRA FAQ *Updated 4/16/2020
FFCRA Employee's Rights Poster
FFCRA FAQs (updated 3/25/20)
FFCRA Summary from NECA National
FFCRA FAQs from NECA National
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Enacted by the President: What Employers Need To Know


Required Contributions to the Benefits Funds under FFCRA of 2020 **Updated**
Temporary Amendment to the NEBF Trust

Required Contributions to the Benefit Funds under FFCRA of 2020

COVID-19 Telemedicine Announcement from Harrison
Harrison’s plan changes and response to COVID-19
Harrison Trust Temporary Plan Changes for COVID-19 

Labor and Employment Information

Sample furlough form for concern regarding COVID-19
Sample furlough form due to COVID-19
Expanded DOL Guidance on New Paid Leave Laws
NECA - COVID-19 Construction Impact Notice Letter Template
COVID-19 Contractual Rights and Obligations
COVID-19 Notices of Potential Delay

Safety Information

NECA/IBEW Joint Safety Committee Information: COVID 19—Again a Potentially Recordable Case
Task Force Launched to Assess, Share Construction Job Safety Practices in Response to COVID-19 
NECA Safety Professionals Work Collectively to Combat Coronavirus
Free OSHA COVID-19 Module from Intec
OR-OSHA Technical Division Weighs in on Covered Face Mask Use
NECA Safety Update 4/17/2020
SAIF Safety Fund Application Reopens With $15 Million Boost
COVID-19 Guidelines on Social Distancing
Oregon OSHA Face Mask Interpretation
NECA Safety Update: Infectious Exposure Control Plans, Risk Assessments and COVID-19
Coronavirus Worker Safety Fund
Coronavirus-Related Financial Assistance Update for Employers
Risk Assessment Process and Checklist for Work Impacted by COVID-19
Example Exposure Control Plan
Oregon OSHA COVID-19 Directive
Social Distancing for Protection
SAIF Establishes $10 Million Worker Safety Fund
COVID NECA- Reducing Risk of Coronavirus in the Workplace

Apprenticeship Information

Training Center Closure FAQ