There has been a growing concern in recent days about FSIS inspectors possibly spreading the COVID-19 virus as they travel between plants on their daily assignments, as well as the number of inspection personnel coming into plants. AAMP has addressed these concerns with FSIS and have had good discussion with the agency. Inspector travel between […]

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In recent days there have been a lot of questions about what you should do if you have an employee that tests positive for COVID-19. There has been no clear step-by-step direction from regulatory agencies as to how you should precede other than what the patient who tested positive should do. This is partly due […]

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This update comes to AAMP from Alaniz Law & Associates (March 18, 2020) In light of the numerous school closures, AAMP members should be aware that in seven states: Arizona, California, Michigan New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, school closings caused by a public health emergency are a qualifying reason to take paid […]

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Here is a sample company policy you should put in place immediately and communicate with Employees: Employees who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness are recommended to stay home and not come to work until they are free of fever (100.4° F [37.8° C] or greater using an oral thermometer), signs of a fever, and […]

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Available Leave Emergency Family Medical Leave Emergency Paid Sick Leave The paid sick leave provision gives 10 days of paid sick leave for full-time employees (employees who have worked at least 30 days) and is pro-rated for part-timers for COVID-19 related absences. The paid FMLA (amended to apply to all employers of at least one […]

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