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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Basics

September 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Several different forms of legislation have been passed in the last few months to tackle the ongoing economic issues stemming from the global pandemic. One of these pieces of legislation is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). What Is […]


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Risks of COVID-19 Related Violence at Work

September 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Workplace violence is a fraught topic. Unfortunately, COVID-19 may be creating or exacerbating situations that may lead to violence in the workplace. Employers should be aware of this trend and determine what steps they can take to mitigate it. It’s […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Want to Make Remote Workforce Permanent? Be Careful

September 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic may have permanently changed the future of work. From banking to insurance and the legal industry, employers have embraced remote work for employees. Before March 2020, many companies allowed only a select few people to work remotely—typically […]


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Examples of Costly Compliance Violations by Employees

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The word “compliance” makes many employees cringe. The term conjures up images of onerous and seemingly superfluous internal rules and regulations. But companies don’t implement compliance requirements for no reason. Developing those requirements is often time-consuming and expensive. Profit-focused private […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

What HR Pros Must Know About the Newest Healthcare Crisis: Postpartum Depression

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As many as 20% of employees experiencing pregnancy and childbirth will also endure the debilitating—and potentially life-threatening—impact of postpartum depression (PPD). Even more concerning is that the 2020 pandemic is amplifying the challenges of PPD as new parents try to […]


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How to Create a Psychological Safety Net for Employees

September 10, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As we deal with the coronavirus pandemic’s fallout, employees everywhere are craving security. Nearly 1 million people have applied for unemployment benefits each week since March, raising the total number of unemployed workers in the United States to more than […]


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All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Prevent Employees From Discussing Who Has the Coronavirus

September 8, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Rumors can send people into a panic. Additionally, some people are super nervous about exposure to Covid-19 that even if they don’t meet the Centers for Disease Control’s definition of exposed, they are concerned if they’ve had any peripheral contact […]


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Help! I’m Being Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault at Work

September 8, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

First, take a deep breath. Just because they haven’t talked to you yet, doesn’t mean they won’t talk to you. Second, I would speak with an employment lawyer as soon as possible. Yes, this will cost you money. Yes, it […]


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Belonging Means Asking Employees to Be Who They Are

September 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

When it comes to creating great diversity, you have to balance the overall drive for diversity with equity and inclusion. According to this issue’s interviewee, the best diversity programs don’t ask employees to fit in; they create spaces for people […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Technology Is Just Part of Mental Health Management

September 3, 2020

Via: SHRM

Employers and HR managers should look for vendors that provide a holistic solution—not just technology—that addresses employees’ many needs, advised Patrick Kennedy, a mental health advocate and former congressional representative. Kennedy, who co-sponsored the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction […]