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All of CAPLAW’s resources and publications are now available in CAPLAW’s new Resource Library. Use the search filters below to find the resource you need.

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

CAPLAW recently issued a step-by-step guide to help the Community Action network navigate the employee vaccination mandates announced by OSHA, Head Start, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In this resource we describe the planning process your CAA should consider as you...

COVID-19 Vaccines: Step-by-Step Guide for Community Action

COVID-19 Vaccines: Step-by-Step Guide for Community Action

This step-by-step compliance guide is intended to help the Community Action network navigate the employee vaccination mandates announced by OSHA, Head Start, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). We describe the planning process your CAA should consider as you develop and update your policies to reflect the new requirements.

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

OSHA and CMS Vaccine Mandates

The highly-anticipated OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) vaccine mandates have been issued. Under the OSHA ETS, employers with 100 or more employees must ensure their workers are either fully vaccinated or are submitting negative COVID-19...

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

CAPLAW’s FY2021 New Resources

In this webinar we discuss how CAPLAW's recently issued resources can help your CAA! • CAPLAW's new resource library• Board training videos• CSBG Q&A on Eligibility + Pandemic Supplement• FAQ on the Roles and Responsibilities of Public CAA Boards• Tax Issues to Consider When Sharing Employees•...

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

Vaccines and Religious/Medical Accommodations

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, continuing to impact our communities and workplaces, new legal considerations have surfaced and are evolving. The recently announced Head Start and OSHA vaccine and testing mandates will impact CAA workplace policies and operations, and many agencies are trying to...

Religious Exemption Request – COVID-19 Vaccine

Religious Exemption Request – COVID-19 Vaccine

This sample form was developed in connection with CAPLAW’s Vaccines and the COVID-19 Pandemic series of conversations. The template allows employees to request an exemption from an employee vaccination mandate and provide corroborating information and documentation. It also contains some...

Religious Exemption Request – COVID-19 Vaccine

Medical Exemption Request – COVID-19 Vaccine

This sample form was developed in connection with CAPLAW’s Vaccines and the COVID-19 Pandemic series of conversations. The template allows employees to request an exemption from an employee vaccination mandate and provide corroborating information and documentation. It also contains some...

Religious Exemption Request – COVID-19 Vaccine

Template Meeting Minutes and Index of Form Resolutions

Community action agency (CAA) boards perform vital governance and oversight functions for their organizations. Nowhere is this more evident than at board meetings, where board members hear reports, deliberate, and make decisions that guide organizational efforts. Meetings are the main venue where...

Webinar on Federal Vaccine Mandates Compliance Guide

Weatherproofing CAA Bylaws

As we have seen recently, unexpected emergencies can pose governance challenges for organizations, especially with respect to bylaws compliance. During the pandemic, CAAs, like many organizations, relied on counsel to help them navigate a number of bylaws provisions relating to meetings, board...