Memorandum To All Almod Employees

This Memorandum is intended to provide updates relating to employment and business developments in the face of the coronavirus. As we all face these difficult and unknown times, we hope to create a regular channel of communication and support so that we continue operating as an Almod family and team. We will continue to provide regular updates as more information becomes available. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Elen Davidova at edavidova@almod.com.

Information update as of November 25, 2020:

o Work from Home:

o Work from home for most of our departments continues to remain in effect until further notice.

o Office Reopening:

o The COVID-19 office reopening protocols are developed and will be available on Google drive shortly. These protocols are derived from the CDC and the Healthy Sail Panel (a group of globally recognized experts with diverse backgrounds, including in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality, and maritime operations).

o Department of Labor Bulletins, Postings, Forms, Benefit Updates and Almod Employee Handbook:

o Almod complies with the Department of Labor requirement to publicize relevant labor, employment, and job safety posters in common office spaces. In light of the office closures, these postings, forms and the most recent Employee Handbook are available on the Almod Google Drive: click here for link

o General Updates:

o We are happy to announce the opening of the new Diamonds International store in St. Petersburg and wish them best of luck and success!

o At this time of year we would like to thank every person working for our company for their ongoing support and wish you all a healthy and safe Thanksgiving.

o We would like to wish a happy birthday to our colleagues celebrating November birthdays: Maya Abdulaal, Jeanelle Blyden, Liza Manduley, Gregory Mangia, Michal Rolnik, Nathalie Silva.

o As a reminder, please visit our private webpage “Diamonds International Covid-19 Update Center” where we constantly update and add new articles and resources. Website: distores.com/covid19 Password: di2020.

o Over 8,000 Trainings Courses and Coaching Programs are added to our Employee Assistance Program. The following is the link to a video of the BizLibrary of Trainings:


o The Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) has many resources to help employees and family members who are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or looking for tips on how to manage working from home and caring for children or other family members. Simply go to www.theEAP.com/TotalCare-EAP and click on the employee and family login. Once you register or login, click on the red and white Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource and Training Center link.