Coronavirus Updates from Forward Corp.
Stay up-to-date on Forward Corp. actions and policies regarding the current Coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today that a state-wide mask mandate will go into effect Monday, July 13. All customers will now be required to wear masks when entering Forward properties.
Forward Corp President Abby Moniz announced the re-opening of additional Subways, the LumberJack Restaurant, and the Super 8 in West Branch meaning most Forward units are now back online.
The LumberJack Restaurant in West Branch will open June 10, while five more Subways now have scheduled open dates.
The Super 8 Houghton Lake opened last Friday and Forward Corp President Abby Moniz provides updates on appreciation pay and the COVID symptom checker in her latest update.
The Super 8 in Houghton Lake will open next Wednesday, Forward President Abby Moniz announced today. In addition, Subway locations in Gaylord, Grayling, and Roscommon will be open for dine-in service beginning today thanks to the lifting of restrictions by the Governor in those areas of the state.
Forward President Abby Moniz announced today that appreciation pay for frontline employees has been extended to June 2 and that three additional Subways will re-open next week
With manufacturing re-opening and travel picking up, Forward Corp President Abby Moniz announced Friday that T.R. McTaggart will open Monday, May 11 and that the Quality Inn and three previously-closed Subways would open Wednesday, May 13.
Reminders on best CDC-recommended practices, including proper hand washing, social distancing; plus information about testing locations
The LumberJack restaurant will remain closed and dine-in at Subways will remain prohibited as the governor extended an executive order yesterday that keeps places of public accommodation closed through May 28. In addition, Forward employees will be required to take COVID-19 symptom assessments and continue to wear masks.
Michigan’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order has been extended to May 15 and now mandates that C-Store and Subway employees wear masks. Today’s update also includes information about insurance and appreciation pay as well as the status of closed locations.
Forward Corp President Abby Moniz offers her thanks for all the efforts employees have been putting in
President Abby Moniz addresses the extension of Michigan’s executive order and provides updates on occupancy limits by location as well as masks
Forward will be providing masks to frontline convenience store and Subway employees to align with a new CDC recommendation. Wearing the masks is not required and they should be available this week.
Forward announces new safety measures, provides updates on unemployment benefits and the federal stimulus, and adds temporary pay increases for front line C-Store and Subway associates
An additional 10 Subways closed today, while C-Stores will likely see reduced hours in the coming days. In addition, travel letters are now available for employees who need verification of why they are traveling during the executive order.
Forward Corp President Abby Moniz addresses the recent layoffs as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic in today’s update.
In response to the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe”order, Forward announced a number of updates to its business operations.
Forward announced this morning that it is examining the governor’s executive order and will communicate with employees this afternoon on its impact to the business.
Additional layoffs took place over the last 48 hours and unemployment benefit FAQs going out are two of the topics discussed in today’s communication update.
HR Director Tina Hutchinson sent a message to all employees today addressing a number of common questions employees may have regarding COVID-19 and employee absences.
Today’s update touches on how the Forward leadership team is finalizing action plans for what to do should an employee test positive and long-term financial security. There is also a bit of good news regarding C-Store sales.
A number of T.R. McTaggart employees have been laid off and H.R. is providing assistance on how to file for unemployment for all Forward employees who are impacted.
Forward announces that most of its 56 Subway locations will move hours to 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.
Forward Energy is taking additional precautions to keep its employees and customers safe.
Forward’s Subway locations will remain open and serve customers via take-out and delivery, while the LumberJack restaurant will close through Monday, March 30.