employer found a way to get back to socializing
Nine months in – and we still need better ways to work from home. Most companies and HR leaders thought working from home would be temporary – a few weeks, a month or two. Now we’re closing in on a year and many people accept that work from home (WFH) as the new normal. Leaders […]
Coronavirus compliance: 4 areas employers need to check ASAP
As if dealing with a global pandemic and a remote workforce isn’t challenging enough, employers will be facing another roadblock this fall when school is back in session. Back-to-school season will be anything but normal, and most schools have opted for at least partial remote learning. This means that many parents are going to have […]
In the two months since stay-at-home orders took effect across the country, we’ve all wondered whether this is the new normal. Who knows! But what’s certain is remote work is here to stay for the foreseeable future – likely until Memorial Day and beyond – and so this pandemic will continue to have a big […]
If you’re an industry in the middle – between the essentials, where it’s all-hands-on-deck, and the non-essential, where no one is permitted onsite – you must keep employees safe.
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 […]
The COVID-19 emergency is putting unprecedented strains on the global economy and on individual businesses. Regardless of size, employers are having to adjust to a big change: going from seeing workers on site every day to having most employees working from home. Getting it right means you’ll minimize downtime, anxiety and lost productivity over the […]
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.