The health and welfare of credit union staff, volunteers, and members are of utmost importance to the Carolinas Credit Union League. We are monitoring developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), including credit union travel, meeting, and service
policies, hotel and venue precautions, and the status of public and private entities.
Until otherwise indicated, League staff are working remotely and are to forego out-of-office events and in-person meetings. Office extensions have been forwarded to ensure prompt attention to incoming calls. Those providing direct services such as auditing
and accounting are actively working with each credit union using alternative procedures where possible.
> In effect from 5:00 pm Monday, March 30 to Wednesday, April 29 > Credit unions included as "essential services"
> Documentation not required for CU staff travel to work or for essential services > Order supersedes any county or municipality order that is less restrictive
COVID-19 has changed working conditions, raised safety concerns, and brought about unique employee resources The following relate to the workplace, health care, and leave under these unique circumstances.
Regardless of COVID-19’s impact, it brings necessary attention to credit union business continuity and pandemic preparation in general. A growing compilation of guidance and resources from the League’s Risk Management Resources Department is available
Regulator Guidance, Member Communications
Empowering people with information and special services will help them understand the situation and take control of their own well-being. The following resources are offered for credit unions for their outreach to and accommodations for employees,
members, and communities.
As fears rise amid the pandemic, scammers are more likely to take advantage of concerned and misinformed consumers. The following resources are available so credit unions can equip their members to prevent and report COVID-19 related fraud and scams.
SC Financial Literacy Day 2020 – (March 24 | SC Statehouse | Columbia, SC) – Canceled for 2020.
MACCU Spring Conference (April 2-3 | Kingston Plantation | Myrtle Beach) – Canceled, with MACCU Fall Conference in Asheville to be scheduled in October.
Small CU Roundtable – (April 29 | Family Trust FCU | Rock Hill, SC) – Canceled, with next scheduled for September 29, 2020.
CCUL 2020 Annual Meeting – (June 14-16 | Marriott Grande Dunes | Myrtle Beach, SC) – Rescheduled for August 30-September 1, 2020.
If your credit union has restricted travel and meetings, please notify President/CEO Dan Schline at email@example.com or via
phone at 919.457.9064.
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Support
For a national scope of the credit union response during this Coronavirus pandemic, and access to additional resources and support, visit CUNA's Coronavirus resource page.
Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Support
The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation is now accepting applications under its Disaster Relief Fund for COVID-19 Relief Grants. These relief grants are for those hardest hit credit union employees who have limited savings and are unable to cover all of
their expenses each month due to loss of income in their household related to COVID-19. To learn more about the Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Grants, please visit carolinasfoundation.org/covid-19 or contact Lauren Whaley.