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    COVID-19

    HRMA has compiled these resources in an effort to share information with our members that can be used to help navigate through these unprecedented times. If you would like to see something added here, please contact us at [email protected]. We will update this information as needed.

    state & federal

    On May 18, the Baker Administration released a plan to reopen Massachusetts. More information may be found here.

    Massachusetts COVID-19 Updates & Information

    CDC COVID-19 Resources

    FFCRA Employee Rights Poster

    FFCRA FAQ's

    FFCRA Employer Fact Sheet

    IRS FFCRA Tax Credits FAQ

    IRS Employee Retention Credit FAQ

    SHRM

    SHRM and the IOE (International Organization of Employers) have produced a Guide on Return to Work During COVID-19. This forward-looking guide can assist employers as they devise their back-to-work plans and provides a comprehensive list of concrete issues and measures to incorporate in companywide strategies before reopening for business.

    SHRM COVID-19 and Coronavirus Resources Page 

    SHRM offers option to take SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam from home through remote proctoring.  More information can be found here.

    10 Tips for Returning Employees to the Workplace

    If you are a SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential holder who is working toward recertification, you can earn all 60 PDCs for your work in area of COVID-19.  See details here

    WEBINARS

    The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is offering several free webinars. The schedule can be found here.

    other resources

    HRCI COVID-19 Resources

    Beginning May 1, HRCI will offer the ability to take several certification exams remotely. More information may be found here.

    Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare (HPH) is offering free "Living Well at Home with Virtual Wellness Classes." You do not have to be an HPH member to participate but you will need to download Zoom, if you do not already have it.

    Subscription-based Telehealth by HealthPoint Plus (one of HRMA's sponsors!) empowers anyone to video chat with world-class doctors 24/7 to instantly get help from the convenience of their home or office for less than 50 cents a day.  For more information, click here.