Back-to-School Tips for Working Parents During COVID-19

Posted by Angie Garcia on Sep 3, 2020 3:15:00 PM

Schools across the United States are opening their doors – virtually and many physically, too – to students this fall. The logistics of teaching and school openings, like many businesses, vary. This has left many working parents to try and figure out how to juggle work and their children’s school.

Whether you’re sending your children back into the classroom or enrolling them in virtual learning from home, schedules may still be far from normal. Regardless, the key to success for working parents during this time is to stay safe and organized.

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Topics: Human Resources, remote work, stress management, work from home, COVID-19, Back-to-school

How Employers Can Help Working Parents During the New School Year

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Aug 13, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Back in March, when we were scrambling to react to COVID-19, many were faced with challenges related to childcare schools began switching to remote learning and places of care were shutting down. Many working parents remained hopeful that these difficulties would subside if they just made it to summertime.

Now, summer is coming to an end, and we’re headed into yet another school year, but not how we expected to. With coronavirus cases still present, and schools remaining uncertain about openings and the logistics of teaching, many employees are facing the continued challenges of juggling work and childcare during this pandemic.

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Topics: families first coronavirus response act, coronavirus, Back-to-school

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