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Workforce Management Amid COVID-19

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 16, 2020 12:26:16 PM

Employers have been grappling with workforce management challenges in the midst of an unprecedented response to COVID-19.


Although not all businesses have had to confront shutdowns and mass lay-offs, every employer has been impacted by the government's response to the novel coronavirus. 

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Topics: HR management practices, paid sick leave, workforce management, coronavirus, COVID-19

Company Culture, Employee Engagement, And COVID-19

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 14, 2020 12:14:12 PM

Maintaining a positive company culture with engaged employees is challenging. Doing so with a remote workforce during COVID-19 even more so.


With so many businesses struggling to survive and thrive with the restrictions placed on them during the coronavirus pandemic, there is a real danger of employees becoming "unengaged." 

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Topics: company culture, employee engagement, employee retention, coronavirus, COVID-19

Off-Site Workforce Management Tips

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 9, 2020 5:08:31 PM

Although remote workers had already become a growing trend, many employers have had a remote workforce thrust on them unexpectedly. How do you manage them?


Despite repeated assurances that technology has made remote workforce management "easy", the reality is that there are many different dynamics to deal with. And technology doesn't address all of them.

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Topics: workforce management, remote workforce, telecommuting, coronavirus, COVID-19

Governor's Executive Order Provides Relief For California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 7, 2020 12:13:03 PM

On March 17, 2020, California Governor Newsom issued an executive order that suspended certain provisions of the California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.


The goal is to provide businesses with some relief from the unprecedented actions being taken to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Retroactive as of March 4, 2020, which is when a State of Emergency was declared in California, the order will be in effect through the end of this emergency. The order suspends penalty provisions of the California WARN Act, including the noncompliance remedies of back pay, other damages, and civil penalties.

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Topics: california labor law, coronavirus, COVID-19, layoffs, WARN Act

4 Tips For Managing A Remote Workforce

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 25, 2020 6:30:00 AM

Due to COVID-19, a remote workforce has become an unexpected reality for many workers and employers. And managing that workforce presents new challenges. 

[In light of the current pandemic, the subsequent health crisis, and the impact on businesses, this August 2018 post has been revised and updated.]

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Topics: workforce management, remote workforce, telecommuting, coronavirus, COVID-19

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