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ASM Coronavirus Resource Page

ASM continues to closely monitor news about the coronavirus and its potential impact on the region’s construction industry.
If you have questions related to employment matters or construction contract matters, please email the ASM Professional Hotline at We are here to help during this difficult time. Please note that the information on this webpage is evolving rapidly and may become out of date quickly. For specific legal advice, consult with your attorney.


New State and Federal Laws

Subcontractor Coalition Letter to Governor’s Reopening Advisory Board

ASM Letter to Legislature- April 16, 2020

“COVID-19: Resources for Construction Businesses- by ASM Member Withum”

CARES Act Summary Provided by Hirsh Roberts Weinstein

U.S. House Committee on Small Business Summary of CARES Act

U.S. House Ways & Means FAQ on CARES Act

MA Tax Filing Deadline Moved to July 15

Federal Guidance on the definition of Essential Workers

Q&A on Federal Paid Leave Law from DOL

Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance- Emergency Regulations

Massachusetts Small Business Loan Recovery Fund


Federally Required FFCRA Workplace Poster


Legal Resources- Construction Law & Employment Law

Employer’s Guide to COVID-19- Eastern Insurance Group


Updated Legal Alert from Kenney & Sams PC

Legal Alert for Construction- Kenney & Sams, PC

Contractual considerations for Subcontractors

Employment Law Q&A from ASM, March 19, 2020

Legal Considerations For Subcontractors

Associated Industries of MA (AIM) Employer Q&A

What All Employers Should Know by Kenney & Sams

Business Interruption Insurance Explained (Northstar Insurance Services)

Construction Bans & Essential Services

Construction Reopening- 5/18/2020

City of Boston Construction Reopening Guidance

Construction Update- City of Boston 5/5/2020

Boston Mayor Walsh Safety Best Practices- April 17


Safety Update Video by Mayor Walsh- April 17


Boston Mayor Walsh Safety Compliance Affidavit- April 17


Governor Baker Essential Services Memo- March 23

Governor Baker Safety Guidance & Procedures- Mar. 25

Governor Baker Essential Services Memo- March 31

Governor Baker FAQs on Essential Services

Boston Construction Shutdown Guidance

Cambridge Construction Shutdown Guidance

Governor Baker Permit Extension Order

Safety Resources

Worker Safety in COVID-19 - OSHA Region I

OSHA Guidance for COVID19

OSHA Guidance for Construction Webpage- 5/27/2020

onstruction Reopening Safety Requirements 

Sample Safety Plan Documents (ASM Members Access Only)

NABTU & CPWR National Standard for Infection Disease Exposure for Construction

OSHA Guidance- COVID-19 Reporting. April 10, 2020

OSHA COVID-19 Resource Compilation- 4/21/2020

OSHA Temporary Enforcement Guidance for Respirator Fit-Testing

OSHA Enforcement Guidance on Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing for N95 Filtering Facepieces

OSHA Enforcement when Considering an Employer's Good Faith Efforts

OSHA Memo on Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19

OSHA Poster on Reducing Risks of Exposure

CDC Guidance on Cloth Face Coverings

CDC Guidance on Protection Yourself

MA Department of Public Health Resource Page

OSHA's Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resource Page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Employers Guide

PPE Available PPE Supply Vendors

Turtle & Hughes PPE


Turner PPE

KP Specialty Supply Back To Work Bundle

KP Specialty Supply PPE

KP Specialty Sani-Mist System

Previously Recorded Webinar

Withum Webinar: PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Accompanying Resource:
Withum PPE Loan Slide Deck


Previously Recorded Webinar

ASM & FMI Webinar: Plan Now For When Construction Restarts (recording)


Previously Recorded Webinar

Update on the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program


 Previously Recorded Webinar

Webinar: “Pandemic Planning in the Workplace”

Please click on the link below to access a recording of the webinar this morning entitled “Pandemic Planning in the Workplace” by the attorneys at Hirsch, Roberts, & Weinstein LLP.

This webinar and its accompanying materials were provided for educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Employers should consult with their own counsel with regard to the questions and issues discussed in this webinar. The answers to questions discussed during this webinar will ultimately turn on many factors, including (but not limited to): The size of the employer, The states of operation, he employer’s unique policies and practices, contracted requirements, and many others. Further, facts and legal requirements applicable to the COVID-19 pandemic are evolving and rapidly changing, thus information in this webinar may become out of date quickly.

The video can be viewed here:

Accompanying Resources:

HRW Roundtable-Pandemic Planning in the Workplace-3.17.20 final.pdf


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