With the World Health Organization’s recent recognition of evidence that the novel coronavirus can be aerosolized in particles that remain in the air for long periods over long distances, how do banks need to adjust their COVID-19 risk mitigation procedures?
Browsing: Return to normal operations
New bank office and branch configurations will focus as much on revised business practices as on design changes.
In an email to member CEOs yesterday, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols urged banks to adopt and publicly announce a policy requiring anyone entering a bank branch to wear a mask or face covering.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted webpages for bank employers and employees with tips for protecting staff and slowing the spread of COVID-19.
The timing of ongoing reopening will greatly affect whether the recovery is V-shaped or U-shaped.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected the regular flow of coinage through the economy and the availability of coins for banks, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said today.
As governors and municipal officials make decisions on reopening local economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks warned them about the long-term risks of so-called lockdown orders on the financial system.
As states begin to slowly reopen local economies and businesses begin to resume normal operations, ABA joined a broad coalition of advocacy groups and other organizations in a letter today urging lawmakers to enact “temporary and targeted liability relief legislation” to safeguard businesses, nonprofits and others from lawsuits as employees return to workplaces.
Memorial Day signified the beginning of summer in many parts of the country, and the slow but steady reopening of business activity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Iowa Superintendent of Banking Jeff Plagge offers ideas for long-term solutions to get struggling businesses back on their feet after the lockdown.