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Coronavirus: HR plays key role in continuity planning

03/31/2020
Large businesses worldwide have moved quickly to adapt operations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by the Gallup polling organization. A key finding: HR sits at the center of most organizations’ efforts to deal with the virus.
Compensation & Benefits

DOL issues employer guidance on leave provisions of FFCRA

03/31/2020
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued a new round of guidance telling employers how to comply with the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave benefits written into the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that went into effect April 1.
Employment Law

Protect your intellectual property while employees telework

03/31/2020
Millions of new teleworkers have begun firing up their laptops each morning and logging into their employers’ intranets, trying to do work while under orders to stay home. As you and your co-workers scramble to adjust and keep working, don’t forget about protecting your company’s intellectual property.
Employee Relations

It’s your call: You decide which rules are critical

03/26/2020
A basic principle of employment law is that employers—not employees—get to decide how workers are supposed to do their jobs.
Terminations

Say goodbye on good terms when forced to downsize

03/24/2020
If you’re contemplating a layoff, you’ve no doubt given some thought to which employees you want to let go—and which ones you absolutely must retain. But know this: Every time an organization lays off even a few employees, voluntary turnover jumps in response—and the ones who choose to leave are most likely employees you intended to keep.
Hiring

3 lawsuit-proof alternatives to layoffs

03/19/2020
With business slowing nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic, many employers have already laid off staff, and many more fear they will have to do so soon. Before you commit to wholesale reductions-in-force, there are three alternatives worth considering.
Article Archives

Snapshot: Quarter of employers offer COVID-19 incentive pay

Coronavirus & HIPAA: What can you divulge?

Senate passes CARES Act; onto the House, then to the President

Ensure tech security for your remote staff

Always document why discipline differed

DOL paves way for unemployment benefits

Stressed employees? New perk may help

New law requires paid-leave recordkeeping

How employers will recoup FFCRA paid leave

National Guard call-ups trigger USERRA obligations

Coronavirus: Good news for hourly workers’ pay

Make sure employees have the tools they need to work from home

Through choppy waters: How to motivate employees through tough times

NLRB suspends union elections

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