Due to the high transmissibility and infection rates of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, there was talk that the CDC might change its guidance, recommending that all people wear KN95 or N95 masks instead of basic cloth ones. However, the CDC just announced it has no plans of doing that. Any mask is better Last week, […]
While we might rejoice that COVID case numbers are down, researchers are just now beginning a decades-long program to find out what COVID’s long-term mental health effects will be. There will be health outcomes to track, economic damages to mitigate and – perhaps most important of all – an across-the-board mental health strain that has […]
Heads up HR pros: You finally have a clearer picture of how the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate will affect you. Employers with 100 or more employees need to put together a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy by January 2, 2022. That is, unless you require employees to get vaccinated or get regular tests and wear a face […]
Do vaccine mandates have employees up in arms? HR professionals face challenges across the board as vaccine mandates for employers roll out. For one, there’s a lot of uncertainty as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) develops rules and guidelines – and HR will likely have to figure out the path to compliance. But […]
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