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COVID-19 PROTECTING YOUR EMPLOYEES & YOUR BUSINESS

We know that your top priority is the physical and mental health of your employees, and that you are also navigating questions about how to maintain your company’s viability. The following resources provide guidance about things such as instituting work-from-home policies, communicating with your internal and external stakeholders, strategies for shifting your operations and resources to protect your business viability, financial guidance from the IRS and labor guidance from the Employers Council.

ECONOMIC IMPACT

3.20.20

  • On Wednesday, markets closed with losses for all three major indices today – with the S&P falling by approximately 5%, the Nasdaq by approximately 6%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average by approximately 6%. Specifically, the Dow’s loss meant that it closed below 20,000 points – which occurred for the first time since 2017.
  • Trading was also halted for fifteen minutes in the middle of the day at 1 PM, when the S&P fell by over 7% and triggered a “circuit breaker” for the fourth time this week.
  • How Coronavirus is impacting the outdoor industry

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EMPLOYMENT

10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership

The world needs courageous leaders with a plan to navigate this and future crises. Do you have what it takes?

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10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership

The world needs courageous leaders with a plan to navigate this and future crises. Do you have what it takes?

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DOL Answers Questions on FLSA Compliance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pay rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act apply and include teleworkers.

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States May Expand Jobless Benefits During Pandemic

Coronavirus prompts DOL to issue flexible unemployment insurance guidance.

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States May Expand Jobless Benefits During Pandemic

Coronavirus prompts DOL to issue flexible unemployment insurance guidance.

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REMOTE WORK TIPS & TOOLS

LET’S LEARN TO LOVE REMOTE WORK THE HARD WAY

If your organization was a straggler on the whole remote work concept, you might feel like, after the last couple of weeks, you’ve essentially been thrown into a style of work you weren’t particularly looking to embrace. But perhaps there is a bright side here—a potential for future flexibility.

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THINKING OF BRINGING SLACK TO YOUR WORKPLACE? CONSIDER THESE TIPS FIRST

Slack is hugely popular in workplaces around the country for facilitating team collaboration, but a bad implementation can create management problems. Read on for some tips on how to use it right.

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HR/LEGAL COMPLIANCE


MANUFACTURING & SUPPLY CHAIN

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