5 Frequent Questions Employees Ask About Going Back to Work

As businesses start to reopen, some employees are asking if they must return to work. Many of these questions are being posed to employment attorneys. A group of them has decided to share some of the most common questions (and their answers) to help others who are being called back to their jobs. Here are… Read More »

Learn About a New Plan That Would Pay Americans a “Bonus” To Return to Work

The $600 weekly enhancement to unemployment benefits will probably stop after July 31. Still, there is a proposal from the Democrats that would reduce the benefit gradually (instead of in one fell swoop) as the unemployment rate falls. Another idea, this one from the Republicans, would pay Americans a bonus to return to work. The… Read More »

Federal Laws That Could Grant Employees Protection When Returning to Work

Employers are starting to call their workers back to their jobs as the coronavirus restrictions start easing. Although there are countless requests to reopen businesses, the virus is still out there and even spreading in some areas. For many workers, the decision to go back to work puts them in a quandary: Should they refuse… Read More »

Learn What Could Happen to Your Unemployment Benefits If You Don’t Go Back to Work

An astounding 33 million Americans are unemployed because of the COVID-19 shutdown throughout the U.S. Still, as individual states begin to ease restrictions and the country heads back to work, quite a few workers are hesitant about returning to their jobs. Some of them have legitimate concerns for their health and safety, but there are… Read More »

How to Get Ready to Go Back to Work After COVID-19

After what seems like endless weeks of shelter-in-place, many businesses are preparing to open once again. With COVID-19 continuing to pose a health threat, they must reopen in the safest manner possible. So, the question companies will need to answer, “When can we bring our workers back, and how do we do it while protecting… Read More »

How to Keep Your Family Safe if You Go Back to Work and They’re Still at Home

Many essential workers have continued to go to their jobs each day during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re one of them, you might have been exposed to the virus during work and are rightfully concerned about your health and safety and your family’s well-being. As you transition from your work life to your home life,… Read More »

The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Going Back to Work

Working, it would seem, is suitable for almost everyone’s health and wellbeing. While it can positively contribute to our happiness, it also boosts our confidence and self-esteem, rewarding us financially at the same time. For all of these reasons, and many more, it’s a good idea to get back to work as soon as COVID-19… Read More »

Long-Term Success: Going Back to Work Instead of Just Collecting Unemployment

You’re collecting expanded unemployment compensation checks, and the federal government just deposited a $1,200 stimulus check into your bank account. Right now, you’re making as much or more than when you were working full-time. Who could blame you for wondering why you should even consider returning to work when you’re safe and financially comfortable staying… Read More »

Here’s How to Get Ready for the Bounce Back from COVID-19

Every day that passes is one day closer to the inevitable bounce back from COVID-19. While nobody can accurately predict when that will be, now is the time to start preparing for it. Get your resume updated and make sure you are explaining what you have accomplished and how your skills and experience will make… Read More »

How to Keep Kids Busy and Learning During School Closures

These are unprecedented times in which schools are closing indefinitely, and parents have the unenviable task of trying to keep their kids busy and learning. All this while social distancing and stay-at-home orders are making it difficult for them to stay connected with their friends and family. Here are a few ideas for keeping them… Read More »