As more and more organizations bring employees back on-site, including those that always kept employees on-site, we must continue to be aware of COVID-19 and what it means for employers and employees as the economy picks back up. In particular, employers still have an obligation under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to provide […]
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With no official playbook from federal, state, or even local governments on how to reopen businesses, universities, healthcare facilities, sports teams, major venues, and other organizations, employers and HR leaders have been left to fend for themselves. Developing an effective return-to-work strategy while keeping employees safe and lowering liability risks is a tall order, but […]
On Sunday, October 11, 2020, the Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th NBA championship by defeating the Miami Heat in the 6th game of the NBA Finals. Because (for some reason) the Lakers count 5 titles won while the team played in Minneapolis, their humble fan base can now say that the Lake Show is […]
It is an understatement, and a cliché, to say that we are all living in very challenging and uncertain times. Of course, it is also abundantly clear. We are.
When the COVID-19 virus started making headlines at the start of 2020, American observers watched as the disease spread beyond the borders of China and started impacting specific regions of the United States. As the numbers of domestic infections continued to grow, some organizations started talking about closing their offices and asking staff to work […]
As some employees return from working remotely and others continue to work from their facility, there are many regulations and policies that managers and supervisors need to instate to ensure employee health and safety. New federal, state, and local health and safety requirements continue to evolve as companies remain laser-focused on providing a safe working environment for all.
“Unprecedented” will probably go down as one of this year’s most frequently uttered words. It does truly reflect the profound significance of our current situation.
COVID-19 has disrupted the entire world, changing industries and disrupting supply lines. Human Resources is at the forefront of these disruptions, as HR managers strive to innovate new processes to meet the needs of the workers they manage. These changes are likely to last a long time as the world shifts to business in the […]
Wage and hour compliance is an area that can trip up even the most diligent employers under the best of circumstances—let alone during a global pandemic when you’re trying to keep employees healthy, safe, and employed.
There has always been a tendency for organizations to silo into discrete units, which can make it difficult to address many of the day-to-day problems that arise through normal business. Now, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues disrupting how company’s look and operate, it is more important than ever to have open channels of communication within […]