Best Practices for Reopening Your Business

Posted by Greg Andress on Jul 1, 2020 9:37:00 AM

States across the country have begun moving through reopening phases amid the coronavirus pandemic, and many businesses that were previously closed, or had employees working off-site, are transitioning back to somewhat normal business operations.

Guidance on reopening businesses has been issued by government-level health and safety organizations, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Even cities and counties nationwide are issuing ordinances and enforcement policies of their own to keep their communities safe.

In an effort to get employees back on track efficiently and safely, company policies and practices related to reopening should keep both the physical and mental health and wellbeing of their employees and customers at the forefront of their strategy.

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Topics: coronavirus, reopening business, COVID-19

FAQs: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Mar 27, 2020 11:16:11 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) are effective on April 1, 2020. President Trump signed the order on March 18, 2020, and it stated that leave provisions would take effect not later than 15 days after the enactment, leading many to assume the DOL would implement the law on April 2, 2020. We now know it will be a day sooner.

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Topics: families first coronavirus response act, coronavirus, FFCRA

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