In the latest HR updates of 2020, school has become the source of many complications. Many employers are now grappling with what do if their employers are facing yet another semester of remote or hybrid learning and limited childcare. To bring a little more clarity to employers as they try to do some strategic HR planning around this topic, the DOL recently released an FAQ with more information about FFCRA leaves and scenarios that this new school year might bring.
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Normally late summer is a time for fun vacations and a little break from the office. With COVID and travel bans, however, vacation accrual policy has become a fraught topic. Now you’ll need to apply or amend your vacation and accrual policy to handle a workforce that’s subject to travel bans, that might be traveling to unsafe areas, or may even be resistant to taking their PTO because there’s nowhere to go.
Are you trying to get your workforce back to the office? Or are you trying to develop a longer-term telecommuting policy? Either way, you’ll probably need to update your employee policies. Learning about what other employers are thinking can be helpful as you do your HR planning. Read our FAQs for the best HR strategies to apply to common COVID challenges.
COVID has probably really challenged your business. Did you know that one solution to your problems may be reconsidering your HR and payroll provider? A good provider will not only offer guidance, but sometimes turn COVID complications into opportunities. We’ve created an eBook and a quiz to help you reassess your provider. Download the eBook and take the quiz to: 1) Uncover what potential challenges your business will face through the rest of the pandemic.
As the school year begins in various plans for in-person, remote, and hybrid styles, you may be facing serious challenges with employees who are parents. Is your HR planning ready for all scenarios? How will you balance productivity concerns, employee engagement, and telework? We have tips to prepare!
Are you aware of all the ever-changing COVID updates? Because of the push for many businesses to operate remotely, requirements for I-9 forms have changed. This article will discuss the latest general and COVID-oriented HR updates for I-9 forms that you need to know right now as an HR professional. This will be important all the way through the end of 2020– and maybe longer!