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Safety and Wellness Policies: 3 Strategies for Getting Employees Onboard

Safety and Wellness Policies: 3 Strategies for Getting Employees On Board

CoAdvantage- Compliance with COVID-19 safety precautions in the U.S. has been generally high but also indisputably inconsistent. A recent study from the University of Southern California’s Center for Economic and Social Research found that while more than 80% of respondents wore a mask in the last part of May 2021, nearly 80% also had close contact[…]

CoAdvantage Employers & COVID-19 Vaccines

Q&A: Employers and COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace

CoAdvantage- 1: Can I require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? In general, yes, employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. That said, employers may be required to offer exemptions or accommodations when required by federal or state regulations. For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) states that employees may be entitled to[…]

CoAdvantage Remote Work Salaries

Will Remote Working Allow Employers to Reduce Salaries?

CoAdvantage- Remote work is likely here to stay, and its increased use raises some interesting questions around recruiting. One potential implication is that employers can expand recruitment efforts from their local area to nationwide (or beyond). “As talent becomes more of a national marketplace, some of my clients have been contemplating the idea of having[…]

CoAdvantage Firing an Employee

How to Fire an Employee From Start-to-Finish

CoAdvantage- One of the most difficult and unpleasant tasks all employers must face: eventually ending the relationship with certain employees as the result of employee misconduct or underperformance. Truly, firing an employee is terrible, no matter the circumstances or people involved, and it’s a situation that can turn ugly in a flash. But with a[…]

CoAdvantage Records Retention Schedule

Why Small Businesses Need Records Retention Schedules for Records Management

CoAdvantage- Businesses today must manage mind-boggling amounts of information, data, and records. In 2020, the sum total of data in the world equaled about 40 zettabytes (or about 40 trillion gigabytes)! And the data we manage is growing fast; in 2010, there was only an estimated 1.2 zettabytes. The proliferation of business information creates challenges[…]

CoAdvantage at-Risk

How to Help at-Risk Workers Avoid COVID-19 While Still Complying With Labor Law

CoAdvantage- Many employers have been trying their hardest to protect their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In many cases, that has meant taking special precautions when it comes to their employees with the most risk factors for COVID-19, such as older workers or those with pre-existing health conditions. Some workers will request accommodation on their[…]

CoAdvantage OSHA

Preventing and Dealing With OSHA Complaints During COVID-19

CoAdvantage- Since the pandemic began, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been flooded with thousands of complaints by workers concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19 in the workplace. Complaints allege a variety of incidents that may violate OSHA’s requirements that employers maintain safe working environments, including: Insufficient protective gear provided to workers[…]

CoAdvantage Workplace Bias

7 Tactics to Deal with Workplace Bias

CoAdvantage- In our recent article, we looked at the subtle red flags that may indicate workplace bias is a problem at an organization. But what happens next? If workplace bias is present and manifesting in the form of illegal harassment or discrimination, what can HR and employers do to protect their employees and keep the[…]

CoAdvantage COVID-19 Testing

Is It Legal to Test and Monitor Employees for COVID-19 Infection?

CoAdvantage- In general, employers are prohibited by anti-discrimination and privacy regulations from delving too deeply into employees’ medical histories and conditions. However, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented threat to workplace health and safety, so the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidelines that specify employers may require COVID-19 testing and may require a[…]

CoAdvantage Political

What Does the Law Say About Political Speech and Activity in the Workplace?

CoAdvantage- As the 2020 election season reaches a fever pitch, politics are more top-of-mind than usual in many workplaces. This can be a headache for employers when political disagreements spill over into tension or even outright bad behavior in the workplace. Can employers legally impose limits on political speech and activity at work? Here’s what[…]

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