We have written the following articles to help you navigate through specific issues during COVID-19:
Last year was quite a year for HR professionals and business leaders alike. After we navigated the twists and turns of 2021, you might ask… what could 2022 possibly have in store for us? Well, our team has some HR predictions for this coming year. Culture Evaluation As the workplace continues to evolve to meet […]
HR Question: It’s that time of year again… holiday parties and gift exchanges are on the horizon, but COVID-19 continues to be a challenge. Should we cancel our annual holiday party again this year? HR Answer: Ultimately, that’s your decision. Some companies are forgoing an in-person holiday party again this year, while others feel like […]
HR Question: Our company is weighing our options between implementing COVID-19 vaccination incentives, surcharges, or a mandate. What employment laws do we need to consider in our decision-making process? HR Answer: As you can imagine, Delta Airlines’ announcement of a vaccination surcharge and President Biden’s hint that mandatory vaccination rules may be forthcoming are generating […]
Can we ask if our employees are vaccinated? Isn’t this a HIPAA violation or an illegal inquiry under the ADA or somehow confidential information? Employers can ask for proof of vaccination unless there is a state or local law or order to the contrary.* When an employer is requesting or reviewing medical information in its capacity as […]
We’ve all been hearing the same thing: we’re in the Post-Pandemic War for Talent. Some have called it the Turnover Tsunami or the Great Resignation. No matter what it’s called, the reality remains the same: businesses are in a talent crisis. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 9.2 million job openings in May 2021 – […]
HR Question: As vaccines continue to roll out, can I require that my employees receive the vaccine? HR Answer: Many employers are now beginning to face the difficult decision of whether or not to require vaccines for their employees. Some employees may refuse to come back into the office without it, others may staunchly refuse […]
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