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Covid-19 Resources




Our kit includes:

  • Job site preparedness and response plan
  • Toolbox Talk with a sign-up sheet
  • Employment Law Guide which covers everything you need to know about the newly enacted leave laws

Main Office: Tampa

April 3, 2020

RT3 Special webinar #3 - This week's buzz and special message from NRCA chairman Nick Sabino

Link to Master Resource document: Legal Updates, Connecting with Community & Special Message from NRCA Chairman of the Board

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April 3, 2020


In RC's continued coverage of the COVID-19 crisis and how it's affecting roofing contractors, RC Publisher Jill Bloom and Editorial Director Rick Damato virtually catch up with National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) CEO Reid Ribble about the NRCA's first-ever Telephone Town Hall and what other initiatives the association is taking to serve its members.

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April 3, 2020

What Contractors Need to Know About the Payment Protection Program

As you well know, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is having an incredible impact on construction, especially on small businesses within the industry. While larger construction companies are better equipped to deal with absenteeism, sick leave, and payroll demands, smaller companies are left with far fewer resources.

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April 3, 2020

Overcoming Social Distancing Challenges on Your Jobsite

As of 12:01am on April 3, 2020, residents of Florida have been issued a statewide, 30-day stay-at-home order for the state of Florida. Although many businesses will be closing their doors if they have not already done so, essential critical infrastructure workers will be permitted to continue working.

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April 3, 2020

5 Common Questions Employers Have About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Effective on April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires employers to provide their workforce with paid sick leave for several qualified reasons related to COVID-19. In this article, a Naples contractor lawyer will answer a few common questions employers have about this new act.

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April 2, 2020

COVID-19: Employer Guidelines for Employee Terminations

Below are some general best-practices when terminating an employee. Keep in mind, however, that most states have their own employee’s rights laws that may affect an employer’s ability to terminate an employee, or may require an employer implement additional protocols when doing so. Each employer should be mindful of any applicable State or local laws.

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April 2, 2020

The right contract provisions can protect construction firms from coronavirus-related shutdown costs

The novel coronavirus spreading rapidly throughout the U.S. has caused governmental officials to resort to unprecedented measures to slow down the outbreak. As the number of people infected by COVID-19 continue to rise, new guidelines, restrictions and laws are being implemented to combat the virus.

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April 2, 2020

Florida Issues Stay-at-Home Order

As of midnight Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, Florida residents will be ordered to stay at home for the next 30 days. Governor Ron DeSantis announced in an executive order that all Florida residents were directed to “limit movements and all personal interactions outside the home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities."

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April 1, 2020

In Uncertain Times, Pay Close Attention to the Employee Handbook

Employers have quite a bit to think about in relation to COVID-19. During these uncertain times, pay special attention to one specific point of control: the employee handbook.


March 31, 2020


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