Employee Handbooks

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Why Businesses of Any Size Need One   Does your business have a comprehensive, up-to-date employee handbook? Wondering if you’re big enough to actually need one? If you have employees, the answer is yes. Employee handbooks explain the relationship and responsibilities of the employee and employer and provide clear communication on a variety of employment… [Read More]

Employee Illnesses and Injuries

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Workplace related, or not? Navigating employee injuries and illnesses (and subsequent workers’ compensation claims) can be very complex and overwhelming to many employers. As such, it is important that employers understand how to determine whether their employees’ injuries and illnesses are work-related or not. After all, such a distinction plays a critical role in determining… [Read More]

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

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  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]

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

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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]