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Lawyers: Social distancing is top return-to-work issue

08/04/2020
Corporate attorneys say ensuring social distancing is the most important issue employers must address before asking employees to return to work following coronavirus-related shutdowns.

Snapshot: Working remotely to limit coronavirus exposure

08/04/2020
The percentage of workers who always work remotely has declined steadily since the beginning of the pandemic. Will the trend continue?

Dept. of Sobering Statistics

08/04/2020
How long until the economy recovers from the coronavirus?

Bosses, not staff, should enforce mask rules

08/04/2020
“Do not ask or expect a nonmanagement employee to handle removal of a noncompliant visitor, guest or customer,” advised the Fisher Phillips employment law firm in a recent blog post.

The HR I.Q. Test: August ’20

08/01/2020
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

3 overlooked basics of a telecommuting agreement

07/30/2020
If you don’t have a telecommuting agreement on the books, attorney Anniken Davenport provided guidance on how to structure one in a recent webinar.

OSHA issues guidance on reopening facilities

07/30/2020
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a set of frequently asked questions to help employers as they attempt to fully or partially reopen their workplaces.

Now more than ever, keep dress code neutral

07/30/2020
With a potentially polarizing election looming, workplace conflict over politics seems almost inevitable. Employers should avoid fueling those battles. One flashpoint to beware: Dress codes that prescribe what employees must or must not wear at work, especially concerning political expression.

Snapshot: It’s not all bad news!

07/28/2020
Despite the daily drumbeat of negativity, Americans are staying at least somewhat positive.

Google extends work-from-home, others could follow

07/28/2020
News that Google will allow most employees to work from home for 12 more months has other employers reconsidering their own plans to reopen workplaces this year.