COVID-19

Updated Employee Verification Letter and Families First Act

Updated Employee Verification Letter and Families First Act

Following are several updates and resources for your use, as you work through implementation of COVID-19 requirements. 

Employee Verification Letters

We are providing a NEW UPDATED sample employee verification letter developed by Kahn, Soares, Conway for your use. The letter reflects the statewide Stay at Home Order issued by the Governor Newsom on Thursday. The statewide Stay at Home Order and its requirements supersedes all county orders. Ag, Food Processing and all suppliers are broadly covered as Critical Infrastructure.  We recommend you consider providing a letter to your employees and encourage them to carry appropriate ID. 

Families First Response Act 

We are providing a summary of the Families First Corona Virus Response Act just passed by Congress. The Act expands paid sick leave and also extends family leave. You will want to review this new law and forward to those who manage human resources in your operation. 

Doc: Statewide Employee Verification Letters – sample

Doc: Families First Summary

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COVID-19 Industry Briefs for Ag

COVID-19 Industry Briefs for Ag

The Zenith is offering a series of free COVID-19 briefs for agriculture. Please see the notice below and register for these 30-minute seminars covering the recently issued CDFA guidance for Ag and OSHA inspections, COVID-19 testing and transportation. Each brief is presented by subject experts and should be highly valuable to your mill, dryer or farm. 

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Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

With the increase in reported cases in the Sacramento Valley and Ag processing in the San Joaquin Valley, now is the time to look at your COVID-19 plans and make sure they are up to date. We offer the following from CDFA, including procedures to follow if an outbreak occurs. 

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