No one knows what the workplace is going to look like in three months. COVID-19 continues to spread. School reopening and attendance plans remain tenuous. Further action from Congress is uncertain. Official rules from the Department of Labor might even be struck down in court, further adding to the confusion about what employers are supposed to be doing.
As students head back to class parents have questions on leave under the FFCRA. This FAQ answers new questions employers have about leave under the FFCRA now that the school year has begun.
Right now, organizations across the country are asking themselves what they can do to make their workplaces more inclusive, diverse, and equitable, particularly for Black employees. They’re hosting conversations, acknowledging areas where they’ve fallen short, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
If you receive an anonymous complaint, it is important to remain calm and review the complaint objectively regardless of how egregious the accusations may seem. Although the complaint was received anonymously, the company still has an obligation to take action, if necessary, to ensure that employees are provided a workplace that is safe and free from harassing or discriminatory conduct.
On August 8, 2020, President Trump signed an executive order that defers payroll tax obligations in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
There’s been a surge in employees working remotely since COVID-19 hit the US. With a remote workforce comes new and unique challenges for ensuring
What You Need to Know Prior to Terminating or Disciplining an Employee The possibility of termination or restorative activity makes most managers anxious
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Protecting LGBTQ Employment Rights Today the Supreme Court of the United States decided that businesses cannot discriminate
4 Ways to Show Your Employees How Much You Appreciate Them How regularly do you say “thank you” to your team? Day-to-day, periodically, or during their annual review?
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s mental health. Many people have experienced financial hardship
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law on March 27, 2020, and is a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package designed to support individuals and businesses affected