Learn How to Support Employees Who Are Returning to Work During COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis created so much turmoil that many businesses were questioning their survival. And while there are still some hurdles ahead, their next concern will be how to support their workers after return from these extended times away from the workplace. These returning employees will have to deal with the virus-related disruptions and adapt… Read More »

Learn How to Manage Safety and Health in the Workplace

As an employer, it is your responsibility to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. One way to do that is by initiating a safety and health management system to concentrate your organization’s efforts on creating a safe work environment. While your system may involve listening and responding to workers’ concerns in an industry with few… Read More »

4 Tips for Properly Hiring During COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues and is even escalating in some states, some companies must hire new workers to provide customer service or develop new products. States, counties, and municipalities are taking a variety of approaches to prevent the spread of the virus, and employers are faced with addressing the needs and concerns of their… Read More »

Tips for Answering Pandemic Job Interview Questions

Job interviews in the foreseeable future will at least allude to the continuing pandemic, so jobseekers should be prepared for them before the meeting. While many of the questions will still be job-related, recruiters and hiring managers are likely to ask you questions directly connected to COVID-19. The following are some of the questions you… Read More »

Safety Tips for Manufacturing Workers During COVID-19

COVID-19 has determined how we work and live for several months now, prompting medical professionals (and some non-professionals) to make suggestions on the best ways to stay healthy. Some of the information, depending on who is circulating it, has been conflicting and even confusing. Luckily, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration… Read More »

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 »