For weeks, many states issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Hawaii Gov. David Ige extended the stay-at-home order across the state through May 31, meaning residents may leave their homes only for various essential needs, including healthcare, purchasing food, medicine, gasoline, taking care of the elderly, minors, or those with […]
Policy & Culture
For weeks, many states issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Delaware Gov. John Carney has announced a statewide public engagement strategy focused on Delaware’s economic reopening and recovery effort due to COVID-19. When Delaware employers do reopen and employees return to work, they are under strict guidelines to keep their […]
Keeping each other safe requires everyone to have a social responsibility and make sure to the best of their ability that they are healthy when they come to work.
For weeks, many states issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On April 1, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued a state-wide stay-at home-order. Recently, he released his plan for reopening the state and easing those orders, which is scheduled to start May 8th. As Pennsylvania employers reopen and employees return to […]
Every workplace has negative people who erode morale. They’re not always easy to pick out of a crowd, but they can do an amazing amount of damage over time.
Human Resources is at the front lines of employers’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. The crisis is forcing almost every business to immediately develop, adapt or improve remote work policies and procedures. As HR pros struggle to keep employees safe and informed, it helps to think about what changes will be more permanent and how […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate game-changer that has turned many things, especially business, on its head. In response, most companies are implementing work-from-home-arrangements for employees so they can keep things running. Along with all the cautions about online scams and email phishing, another pitfall awaits: It’s possible that without a legally sound remote work […]
Flex plans and telecommuting have become essential to maintaining operations. And it’s important to remember that, while a necessity in many cases, these work options carry some thorny legal issues.
HR pros need to step up their efforts to make workers feel safe by ensuring a secure environment – or risk lost productivity, reputational harm, and legal expenses.