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The HR I.Q. Test: May ’21

05/01/2021
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Here’s another reason not to mandate covid vaccines

04/29/2021
OSHA has determined that requiring employees to receive covid-19 vaccines automatically makes any adverse reaction to the vaccine a work-related, OSHA-recordable event that must appear on OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301.

OSHA pumps brakes on covid-19 ETS roll-out

04/29/2021
OSHA’s much-anticipated, much-dreaded emergency temporary standard on workplace covid-19 safety is on hold. Credit recent success in vaccinating more than 200 million Americans.

Post-pandemic, onboarding must build company culture

04/27/2021
The pandemic has laid bare the shortcomings of traditional new-hire onboarding practices, according to researchers at the Gartner business advisory firm.

Vaccine incentives: What to do until EEOC acts

04/27/2021
Employers are asking the EEOC what kind of incentives they can offer to encourage employees to get vaccinated against covid-19. The commission hasn’t provided guidance yet, and won’t say when that will happen. Until official guidance appears, employers should follow two basic principles when developing vaccine incentives.

Should you remove ‘he’ & ‘she’ from handbook?

04/22/2021
As more employers take steps to make nonbinary individuals feel more comfortable in the workplace, some organization are working to create gender-neutral employee policies and handbooks.

Covid-19 killed 3,600 U.S. health workers in a year

04/20/2021
More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers died in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,” a 12-month investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Guardian news website.

Parker gets Biden’s nod to run OSHA

04/20/2021
Douglas L. Parker has been tapped to head the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Currently the chief of California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Parker was nominated April 13.

Snapshot: Remote work: How corporate culture has changed

04/20/2021
Three out of four remote employees say their organization’s culture improved after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to work from home.

Fear of missing work prompts vaccine hesitancy

04/20/2021
Thirty-seven percent of adults reported in March they were not yet convinced they should get a covid-19 vaccination, according to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation.