Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease
caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The
disease (COVID-19) was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has spread
globally, resulting in the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.
We are asking all employees to wash hands multiple times a
day. Please use hand sanitizer anytime you get up and return from your desk.
Practice Social Distancing
Inside of Work
- Try to maintain 6 foot distance from all others.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with elbow.
- Avoid touching shared surfaces.
- No handshakes.
Outside of Work
- Avoid crowded settings for the time being.
- Use gloves or bring your own hand sanitizer.
- Areas such as shopping malls, restaurants,
grocery stores are areas of high risk and exposure.
- Consider the amount of human traffic you may
encounter during your plans and work to minimize it.
Attached is a paper
time card. I need all group leaders and
AM’s to maintain time clocked in and out for all of your assigned staff and
submit this form electronically daily to
payroll. This is CRITICAL that it is
done every day and is accurate. If the
group leader is not present this MUST be completed by the team leader or AM and
submitted to HR. Failure to receive one
of these sheets will create pay issues.
Please confirm time with associates verbally before submitting.
Time clocks are being closed for the moment in order to
remove shared contact surfaces. We are
currently bringing in bar code badge scanners that will function as no touch
systems, but they are slightly delayed due to Paycor working from home.
Please treat this issue with a high level of attention and
This applies to ALL STAFF, since all time clocks are shut
Positive employee goes into home quarantine per government
regulations and cannot attend work until cleared by medical professional.
Employees who have “direct contact” with positive employee
are required to be off work until they are seen by a doctor and tested for
COVID-19 (testing permitted for those with direct contact). MetaTech to pay for doctor visit and test, or
reimburse employee. Once cleared
employees may return.
***CONSIDER SHOULD WE HAVE THESE PEOPLE REMAIN OFF PAID FOR
5 WORK DAYS AS ADDITIONAL PRECAUTION***
Direct contact – Medical definition: Frequent or prolonged
contact within 6 feet.
Immediate work area of positive employee shut down until
sanitized by vendor. (this follows
actions taken by other large companies) (Purchasing is securing vendor to
complete this cleaning)
Specific press, specific weld area, specific order assembly
Bathrooms, cafeteria, entry ways used by employee to be
locked down until sanitized by vendor.
Work area of “direct contact” employees will be sanitized by
MetaTech Janitorial staff while they are off work.
Communicate to all employees location of positive case but
not name of employee.
Allow employees who are not comfortable returning to call
off work without penalty.
Employee is not permitted to work.
Employee must present to doctors office, and be medically
cleared to return to work. This means
even if fever is reduced by medicine, doctor note is still mandatory to return
Medical clearance note must be presented to HR Nurse.
Time off is un-pointed, and uncompensated.
Co-pay for doctor visit reimbursable by METATECH with
awaiting response from METATECH Lawyer, but EEOC law is clear.
Managers/AM’s/GL’s take temperatures.
Limit time clock areas to 1 per building and funnel everyone to one
location 2-3 Management members per location.
Remove additional time clocks.
not enough volunteers or managers willing to take temperature, may need to
contract out to medical professionals if possible. Will be high expense.
over 100.4 immediately sent home, logged with HR, cannot return until cleared
by doctor. HR make phone contact with