Tag: COVID-19

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A Risk Management Checklist for HR as Businesses Plan to Reopen

HR professionals are finding themselves at the center of returning employees to work. Given the unprecedented times we are in and the fact there is the potential of a second wave of COVID-19 lurking in the fall, this entire process will be fraught with risks that need to be addressed.

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Employers Are Failing at the Employee Experience

While there is a lot on everyone’s mind these days due to COVID-19, new survey findings reveal that the employee experience is the farthest thing from employers’ minds, as only 17% of respondents say their employers offer an “exceptional” experience.

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Needed Now: Contact Tracers to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

As coronavirus cases surge across the United States, contact tracers are in higher demand than ever. In fact, it is predicted that as many as 300,000 contact tracer positions will be needed this year alone, and hiring a qualified group of individuals will be no easy feat—these individuals will be critical to containing the spread.

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To Avoid COVID-19 Liability, Institute Proper Protocols

As businesses reopen after the lifting of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, employers are grasping with how to make their workplaces as safe as possible for their employees. Making the task especially difficult are the constant changes in government regulations deeming certain businesses as essential and limiting the extent to which they may operate.

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Family Leave Policy Considerations During, After COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to change the face of the world, U.S. employers and their HR teams have been confronted with a variety of new personnel challenges. One of the many issues the pandemic has highlighted is the changing landscape of family leave protections and policies in the United States.

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DOL Issues Additional Guidance on COVID-19 Testing Coverage

The exact scope of the health coverage mandate for COVID-testing was clarified in a new round of regulatory guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The frequently asked questions (FAQs) also address notice requirements, telehealth coverage, and the interaction of COVID-19 emergency relief with existing benefits laws.