At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and sometimes family and guests. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are evaluating… [Read More]
Should Your Employees Keep Working from Home?
Deciding Who Should Continue to Work Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic As businesses across the country continue reopening and the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 cases looms, employers are facing difficult decisions regarding work-from-home arrangements. Some employers are opting to extend work-from-home arrangements until next year, others are asking all employees to return… [Read More]
Coronavirus and Workplace Litigation
Common Employment Practices Claims Arising Out of COVID-19 As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American workplace. Employers have found themselves drafting and implementing policies and procedures addressing a wide array of issues including remote work, layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts, workplace conditions and many more…. [Read More]
Post-Coronavirus Workplace Design
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of the current workplace, and soon, employers should begin planning for what their post-coronavirus office will look like. Most workplaces have been designed to improve productivity, not prevent illness. But new concepts such as social distancing are causing employers to rethink how employees can do their jobs. By updating office… [Read More]