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‘Take home’ coronavirus suits bring new risk

10/08/2020
When employees contract covid-19 at work, their illnesses or deaths are usually covered by a state workers’ compensation system. But an employer can end up paying millions of dollars if a jury concludes a relative contracted covid-19 from a worker who got sick because the employer wasn’t following workplace safety precautions.

Business continuity: Make a plan to prepare for disasters

10/06/2020
Nimble organizations fare best when the unexpected occurs. The coronavirus crisis proved that. Being able to quickly adjust operations and staffing levels is an essential part of quickly getting your business running after danger passes.

Snapshot: When will workplaces reopen?

10/06/2020
More than one-third of managers and executives surveyed said they have no idea when their workplaces will welcome employees to return.

Returning to work & rethinking the workplace: Survey your employees with these 12 questions

10/02/2020
As organizations welcome employees back into the workplace during the pandemic, many are using return-to-work surveys to gauge their employees’ hopes and fears—and help plan for the future look of their workplace.

The HR I.Q. Test: October ’20

10/01/2020
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Agreement elusive in debate over politics at work

09/29/2020
With less than a month to go before Election Day, Americans are predictably divided on a basic question: Is it acceptable to discuss politics at work?

Survey: Q1 2021 return for most furloughed workers

09/29/2020
A majority of North American employers expect most of their furloughed workers will return to work by the first quarter of 2021. However, relatively few employers expect to rehire laid-off employees.

Lean on your team for decision-making

09/25/2020
Making decisions is a natural part of being a manager, but you don’t have to go it alone. In fact, learning how to collaborate with your team for decision-making can improve group dynamics, reduce stress and uncertainty and make your staff feel like their voice truly matters.

Survey: Workers blame managers for job stress

09/25/2020
A new survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies.

Your workplace posters: Beware 3 common legal pitfalls

09/25/2020
Employers are often surprised to learn about their lesser-known legal obligations surrounding labor law postings. Here are the top three missteps that result in noncompliance.