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Financial Co-Op Keeps Family-Like Culture While Working Remotely

​Welcome to the SHRM Online "Share Your Story" series, launched for HR professionals to share their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.  This story comes from Susan Halstead, SHRM-SCP, HR manager, and Amber Pratt, director of marketing and public relations, at Alabama Ag Credit’s headquarters in Montgomery, Ala. It is a borrower-stockholder financial cooperative for farms, timber and forestry operations, agribusiness, landowners, and rural homes and homesit

DOL Releases FFCRA Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which confirmed that covered employers must obtain documentation of paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave to get reimbursed.

Employers Still Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic

When one door closes, even temporarily, another often opens. As people practice social distancing to avoid contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, restaurants, bars and retailers across the U.S. are closing their doors and laying off tens of thousands of workers. But needs must be met, so online sellers and a host of other businesses are mass hiring to secure delivery, security, warehousing and distribution personnel.