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Natural Disasters And Employer's Response

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 22, 2018 10:47:18 AM

It seems that natural disasters and severe weather events are constantly in the news. But when they happen in your own backyard, the impact on your business and your employees can be costly. 

Fortunately for the vast majority of businesses in America, relatively few are directly impacted by severe weather disasters or other life and property threatening natural events. But no business owner is exempt from the possibility, and every employer has obligations during such events.

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Topics: UI filing, HR compliance, exempt employees, FLSA, disaster recovery plan, non-exempt employees

Does Your HR Management Process Include A Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 3, 2017 2:12:44 PM

Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. Whether it's an earthquake in California, a tornado in Oklahoma, or a hurricane in Florida, businesses must be prepared to recover quickly and provide for their employees.

In 2017 we have seen the vast destruction of Hurricane Harvey, and the lingering impact over a month later, including 75 deaths and economic losses estimated at between $70 to $200 billion. Then came Irma, vast wildfires in numerous western states, and many lesser disasters.

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Topics: HR best practices, payroll process, HR management practices, contingency planning, disaster recovery plan

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