HR QUESTION OF THE MONTH: SCHOOL IS OPEN- OPT TO STAY HOME ON FFRCA LEAVE?

  NOVEMBER HR QUESTION: Does an employee, who has opted to stay home with her school aged child, who chose to virtually learn, when the school is open, and the other 2 children are in school, still qualify for extended leave under the Emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act? ANSWER: The Department of Labor recently addressed […]

HR QUESTION OF THE MONTH: PROVIDE FFCRA LEAVE EVEN IN NEGATIVE CASES?

  AUGUST HR QUESTION: We have many employees who have figured out that some doctors will write 14-day quarantine notes, even after they test negative for COVID. The employee goes to the provider, tells them they’ve been exposed to COVID, the doctor tests them, they come back negative, but then the doctor writes a 14-day quarantine […]

HR QUESTION OF THE MONTH: EMPLOYEE TEMPERATURE-TAKING POLICY – WHEN AND HOW?

  JUNE HR QUESTION: What is the best way to implement an employee temperature-taking policy? Should it be required of everyone or should it be used only for employees who are returning to work after being sick, or other times? What type of thermometer is best? When, where and how should the temperature be taken? What […]

SUCCESSION PLANNING IN THE TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

In this time of social distancing and economic uncertainty, the last things you, as a business owner, may be thinking about are your succession plans. More immediate concerns about just keeping the doors open and the lights on are probably higher on your list of priorities. On the other hand, perhaps the current global circumstances […]