As stay-at-home restrictions ease in the coming months across the United States, businesses will begin to reopen, and many employees will return to their workplaces. While the health and safety of employees and customers will be the top priority, how employees are transitioned back will also be vital to successfully resume operations.
As of Monday, June 1, 2020, more than 17,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen were activated in 23 states and the District of Columbia in response to civil disturbances. According to Chief of the National Guard Bureau General Joseph L. Lengyel, that brought the number of National Guard troops engaged in domestic operations at the […]
There is no shortage of lessons to be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the economic and health adjustments we are all scrambling to make, a deluge of new challenges that have yet to be considered still looms around the corner.
When shelter-in-place and social distancing orders were first made in March, remote working became a reality for over 80% of U.S. organizations. Millions of workers were forced to work from home for the first time, transforming their personal spaces into offices overnight. Our way of working will never return to what it was before COVID-19, […]
The isolation of stay at home orders are accelerating behavioral health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, but even during the best of times, making sure you are aware of the mental health needs of your employees is very important. That means understanding risk factors and having a well-trained HR team to handle everything from benefits […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Keep up with the current number of cases in your state with our interactive map, updated daily, and read on to learn how COVID-19 is impacting workplaces across the nation and what you can do to keep your workers healthy and […]
As companies struggle to stay in business, many have decided to take advantage of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, or the PPP for short. HR professionals should take into consideration the details surrounding this type of loan, like whether you have to hire back the same employees to take advantage of loan forgiveness, […]
Some states are loosening restrictions and allowing at least some businesses to reopen. But as anxious as people are to resume their pre-COVID-19 lives, some employees are hesitant to go back.
Q. What considerations should we be aware of when furloughing employees due to COVID-19?