While the COVID-19 health crisis persists, the country is shifting to think about what’s next and how people will return safely to offices. This process, however, is taking place gradually and non-uniformly across the country. ALTA has developed and collected various resources to help title and settlement professionals develop a plan.

Infographics to Help Prepare Your Business

State Plans

Workplace Decision Tree

  • Use this tool is to assist in making re-opening decisions, especially to protect vulnerable workers.

Additional Guidance

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): As the economy starts to reopen, the CDC said employers should plan to respond in a flexible way to varying levels of disease transmission and be prepared to refine their business response plans as needed. Download CDC Interim Guidance
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: The EEOC has provided guidance, consistent with workplace protections and rules, that can help employers implement strategies to navigate the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace. The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act, including the requirement for reasonable accommodation and rules about medical examinations and inquiries. Download EEOC Guidance
  • U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): OSHA issued COVID-19 guidance focused on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as considerations for doing so. The guide is meant for planning purposes and is not a standard or regulation. Download OSHA Guidance

Coordinate With Health Officials

Businesses are strongly encouraged to coordinate with state and local health officials so timely and accurate information can guide appropriate responses.