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HR Management

Employers worried about PPE cost and access

More than three-quarters (77%) of employers say they’re concerned about their ability to acquire enough personal protective equipment (face masks, etc.) and disinfectants to open and run their offices safely this summer, according to a new survey by outsourcing firm OperationsInc.

2 upcoming court decisions affect employers

The 2019–2020 term of the U.S. Supreme Court ends June 29. Between now and then, big questions for employers and HR hang in the balance.
Employment Law

Offer easy accommodations … or settle for $3.3 million

When in doubt about how to handle an ADA request, sometimes the best bet is to offer a temporary accommodation. Make sure the employee understands the accommodation is temporary and not an admission that he’s entitled to it. Then set a review date.
Compensation & Benefits

IRS grants more health benefits flexibility

The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance that provides health benefits options for employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coming to a court near you: covid-19 lawsuits

In just a few weeks, dozens of federal lawsuits have been filed alleging some workplace wrong related to the coronavirus or covid-19.
Employee Relations

Date and time stamp every discipline decision

Smart employers immediately and precisely document every employment decision. For example, it’s not enough to merely note the date you decided to terminate someone. Record that actual time the decision was made.
Article Archives

Going remote: Workers are split

CDC guidance on reopening goes back to basics

Coronavirus has altered work for 74% of employers

As employees return to work, consider alternative schedules

DOL rule allows bonuses for fluctuating workweek employees

Snapshot: Employers worry about access to childcare this summer

Coronavirus resources for multinational employers

Back-to-work checklist: Steps to consider in emerging from shutdown

How to protect your company’s data when letting go of a remote employee

Job losses, safety concerns spark union interest

FBI warns of employees faking COVID diagnosis

COVID-19 a ‘reportable’ illness? OSHA softens stance

It’s OK to test your employees for COVID-19, but beware the legal risks

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