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ASM Coronavirus Resource Page

Last Updated 4/2/2020

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 Please note that the information on this webpage is evolving rapidly and may become out of date quickly.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.

Upcoming Event:

Member Forum on construction Law and COVID-19- Friday April 3rd 11AM via Zoom.

New State and Federal Laws

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


Legal Resources- Construction Law & Employment Law

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

Construction Bans & Essential Services

Governor Baker Essential Services Memo- March 23

Governor Baker Essential Services Memo- March 31


Governor Baker Safety Guidance & Procedures- Mar. 25

Governor Baker FAQs on Essential Services

Boston Construction Shutdown Guidance

Cambridge Construction Shutdown Guidance

Governor Baker Permit Extension Order

State and Federal Government Resources

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

 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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