We remain completely committed to your health and the health of your families. In addition to the communication we distributed previously at our jobsites, we wanted to provide more detailed information to you. Please read through this information and talk with your supervisor if you have any questions. We’ll continue to update you on a routine basis as necessary when we have new information to share.

Keeping Our Employees Safe

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To ensure the health and safety of our employees, effective immediately, all McCarthy jobsite employees will be required to wear a face covering. McCarthy will supply appropriate face coverings to all our employees, and we have taken steps to obtain adequate supply to ensure continued safety. Providing these supplies to our valued employees is absolutely the right thing to do.

  • Continue to communicate the most updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and be guided by their recommendations.
  • Effective March 19, 2020, we will offer up to 16 hours of emergency paid time for our craft professional employees. Do not let pay influence your ability to make the right decision for you and your family. Stay home if you are sick. McCarthy wants to support you during this challenging time. This is a temporary, one-time benefit offering, subject to change as circumstances change.
  • Enable employees who are sick or those at very high risk to stay home/self-quarantine. Please stay in contact with your supervisor in those situations. Again, if you are sick, please stay home and follow the directions below.
  • Work to reduce the number of staff in close contact with each other, particularly individuals at increased risk of severe illness.
  • Implement social distancing measures:
    • Increasing physical space between workers (recommended six feet)
    • Staggering work schedules as possible
    • Decreasing social contact in the workplace (e.g., limit in-person meetings, meeting for lunch in a break room, etc.)
    • Limit large work-related gatherings (e.g., staff meetings, large group functions, etc.)

We will continue to adjust to meet the needs of each jobsite. 

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Sick or Need to Self-Quarantine?

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People who test positive for COVID-19 who have stayed home (home isolated) can stop home isolation under the following conditions:

If you will not have a test to determine if you are still contagious, you can leave home after these three things have happened:

  1. You have had no fever for at least 24 hours (without a fever reducer) 
  2. Other symptoms have improved (cough and shortness of breath) 
  3. At least 7 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared

If you will be tested to determine if you are still contagious, you can leave home after these three things have happened:

  1. You no longer have a fever (without a fever reducer) 
  2. Other symptoms have improved (cough and shortness of breath) 
  3. You receive TWO negative tests in a row, 24 hours apart. Your doctor will follow CDC guidelines.

What to do if Sick Fact Sheet from CDC English
What to do if Sick Fact Sheet from CDC Spanish

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What You Can Do to Help

  • checklist iconUnderstand the safety protocol posted on site and take it seriously.
  • Update your contact information (cell phone, email, mailing address) at your jobsite so you can be contacted easily.
  • Contact your supervisor or Lisa Sanders 314-919-2384 with any change in your status.

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Who to Contact

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Maria Huerta Gonzalez

General Employment Questions

Southern Region (TX & GA)
Estela Cisneros

Southwest Region (AZ, NV, CO)
Giovanni Pinzon

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Impacted by the Work Slowdown?

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Frequently Asked Questions

McCarthy takes our commitment to our craft professional employees seriously. We offer a variety of benefits and services that can help you and your family, especially in this uncertain time. We have programs and people who are dedicated to helping you in a variety of ways.