The world’s largest beef processing company is facing Pennsylvania’s first wrongful death and survival action for the coronavirus-related fatality of an employee who worked in a 1,400-worker plant in Souderton.
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.
The summer months are a time to hit the beach, take a break, and enjoy the warm weather but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 summer will be anything but relaxing. As employers welcome back workers and stay-at-home orders continue to lift, many are questioning whether there will be a second wave of the […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its technical assistance Q&As, answering additional questions about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on federal employment laws the agency enforces.
Congrats to the class of 2020! On behalf of everyone everywhere, we want to be the first to apologize for how your final year of school ended! Graduation ceremonies have been canceled, and you won’t get the same experience of walking onto the stage and getting your diploma handed to you, but fear not: You’ll […]
As some states begin to loosen restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, employers are eager to get back to business but also worried about potential legal liability triggered by the virus.
The impacts of isolation have been well studied. While the relationship between being alone and feeling mentally unwell can be a complex one, generally speaking, those who are prone to depression often find that loneliness exacerbates the situation.
While the number of COVID-19 cases appears to be plateauing in much of the country, employees continue to have more questions and concerns about their health benefits and coverage than ever.
These days I find myself missing my old office chair. Sure, it was heavy, stained, and perhaps even falling apart. But it was far better than this low-budget IKEA monstrosity that I sit in every day now that I am working from home. I am hardly alone. Many employees are now working from whatever chair […]
New research from Robert Half US sought to understand how employees feel about their employer’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The results were surprising, with 95% of employees feeling at least somewhat satisfied about how their employers have handled the outbreak.