In an effort to provide our subscribers with access to sites in the states in which they operate that can provide state-specific assistance, resources, and information for businesses and employers, we have created the below list of the most valuable, relevant sites we could identify based on our research.
Employers are accustomed to resisting discrimination in the workplace during typical times, but these are not typical times. The rapid spread of the COVID-19-causing coronavirus has led employers to focus on other priorities.
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 brings up a host of concerns for employers as you focus on keeping employees safe and business on track. Not to be forgotten are the laws that may be implicated as the situation develops.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has led to unprecedented business disruption around the world. The fast pace and huge scale of changes to everyday personal lives and work lives are a recipe for chaos if not properly managed. An effective training department can be critical to stemming such chaos. Here, we talk about key elements […]
These are stressful times for everyone, and in a work environment where mental illness was already a rising concern for many organizations, the COVID-19 crisis is creating new concerns. Employees are anxious not only about their health and the health of their loved ones but also about the economy, child care, and their job security.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced three-quarters of U.S. states to issue stay-at-home orders, impacting nearly 300 million Americans, as of early April. While many states have certain exemptions that allow “essential” businesses to stay up and running, thousands of companies across the country have shifted the majority of their staffs to remote work, […]
Last month, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) released a guidance addressing frequently asked questions regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, the DCR focused on protections and obligations under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD).
Do employees trust HR? That’s the question two different organizations sought answers for in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Each found discouraging results that should be of serious concern as HR faces the many challenges brought about by the virus. I had a chance to discuss the findings of each with a number of […]
As employers across the nation grapple with new remote working arrangements and accommodating employees impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19), new survey findings reveal exactly how this pandemic is affecting operations for small businesses.
Q. What considerations should we be aware of when furloughing employees due to COVID-19?