Printing Operations Remaining Open Need To Implement A Sanitation Plan
In order to assist printing operations in developing and implementing a program, SGIA has prepared a Sanitation Guide that is based on guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read here for details.
Status of States Listing Print as an Essential Business
Throughout the country, each state is at a different stage in their COVID-19 response. Find what category your state is currently in here. SGIA is working to keep this page as updated as possible.
Essential Business Designations in Canada
Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world, countries have been taking actions to help prevent the spread. Read here for a summary of the actions taken so far to combat the spread of the virus in Canada.
Changes to Proposition 65 Consumer Product Warnings
On April 1, 2020, California implemented changes to its consumer product warning requirements under its Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly referred to as Proposition 65. Read here for more information.
Paycheck Protection Program
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) which contains the Paycheck Protection Program. Read here for more information.
Critical Manufacturing or Essential Businesses– Guidance from the Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued federal guidance on March 19, 2020 categorizing a variety of manufacturers as among “essential” infrastructure. This guidance was updated on March 23, 2020 with an important addition to the “critical …
Can You Get COVID-19 From Your Mail?
A common question that is being asked is “Can I become infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) by touching my mail or a package?” Read here for answers.
Hang Up Your Mandatory Family First Response Act Posters
The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued posters explaining the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the impacts it will have on employees that must be hung in the workplace. Read here for details.
New York and COVID-19 Sick Leave
In addition to the federal emergency sick leave requirements, employers with employees in New York also are subject to the NY Paid Sick Time Plan, which requires employers with more than 10 employees or $1 million in revenue to provide COVID-19-related paid leave. Read here for more details.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What It Means to Your Business
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act goes into effect no later than April 2, 2020, and will expire on December 30, 2020. The bill has two separate provisions that impact private entities and individuals that employ fewer than 500 employees. Read here for more information.