Back to School: How to Support Working Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Key Points about juggling work-life balance and childcare concerns: This back to school season, uncertain education and childcare arrangements raise new concerns for parents working remotely. Their personal and professional lives have already blurred, and the reprieve school or daycare usually provides may not come. Flexible accommodations and empathy are key to helping your employees…
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Virtual Employee Onboarding Programs: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Key Points about onboarding remote employees during the COVID-19 pandemic:  With remote work as the new normal, almost every process, including onboarding, is conducted virtually. While the goals of onboarding haven’t changed, the virtual setup presents new challenges for employers and employees alike.  Avoid common onboarding and remote work mistakes to effectively welcome your new…
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How to Manage COVID-19 Health & Safety Concerns

Key Points about waivers, hazard pay, and complaints: Businesses are starting to reopen, but the risk of COVID-19 hasn’t gone away. When returning to work, your employees may express health and safety concerns. Notices, acknowledgements, waivers, and hazard pay are a few ways you can manage concerns and complaints. However, many experts are uncertain about…
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How to Recruit Top Talent During COVID-19

Key Points about strategic recruiting and the hiring bounce back: The high unemployment rate means that a large number of talented candidates are looking for jobs. However, you may need to update your current recruiting strategy and benefits to attract them.  Text messages, starting salaries, and personality traits are just some of the things to…
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Managing Unused Paid Leave During COVID-19

Key Points about managing unused paid leave when returning to work: The COVID-19 pandemic is still in full swing and many employees’ vacations are being cancelled as a result.  You may notice that employees aren’t taking paid time off like they usually do. If you’re worried about how to manage an excess of unused paid…
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Changes to PPP Loan Forgiveness: The PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

Key Points about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020: This new Act applies to all PPP loans and expands certain aspects of forgiveness and timing. For more information about the PPP loan and other key laws that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, download our Interactive Guide to COVID-19 Legislation. The Paycheck…
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How to Return to Work Safely During COVID-19 (with Checklist)

Preparing to bring your team back into work? Download our Return to Work Checklist Key Points on how to return to work during COVID-19: New policies and practices will help you face the new normal, stay compliant, and keep your employees and customers safe. A comprehensive return to work plan includes policies for cleaning and…
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An Employer’s Interactive Guide to COVID-19 Legislation

Need help navigating COVID-19 Legislation? Download our Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 Legislation Key Points about our guide to COVID-19 legislation: The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a variety of new laws and regulations, including the FFCRA and CARES Act. Our comprehensive guide helps employers understand how their business may be impacted by COVID-19 legislation, what they…
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I-9 Compliance: The New Form & Verification Process During COVID-19

Key Points about the new Form I-9 and COVID-19 verification process: Employers must use the new Form I-9 starting on May 1, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, eligible employers can verify an employee’s Form I-9 Section 2 documents digitally. Once operations return to normal, they must verify the documents in-person. Last October, the…
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CARES Act Guide
The CARES Act: Your Guide to the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Need help navigating COVID-19 Legislation? Download our Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 Legislation Key Points about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act: The CARES Act provides economic relief to industries, organizations, and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Key features include direct payments to workers, expanded unemployment benefits, additional loans for small businesses,…
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