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As the pandemic rages through Kentucky and the holidays right around the corner, Governor Beshear just issued an executive order mandating significant restrictions on businesses to slow down the escalating spread of COVID-19 – with restaurants and bars being one of the hardest-hit industries. However, the order contains a financial path forward for businesses impacted by the new round of closures. What do Kentucky hospitality employers need to know about these new developments?
The Coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed the way people live and work — forcing British businesses to pivot to new, digital, and remote ways of working. But, while many of these continue to manage, how many will truly thrive in the months – and perhaps years – to come? Today, as many companies pass the…
In a new effort to temper the rising COVID-19 spread, the Shelby County Health Department just issued a new health directive imposing new restrictions on “high risk settings,” including restaurants, bars, and gyms, which took effect on November 23. To account for the financial impact that Health Directive No. 15 may have on businesses, the Health Department announced a new program that will provide grants of at least $5,000 “for any business that faces closures of at least 30 days that is substantially related to Health Directive No. 15.” What do area employers need to know about this latest development?
How you resolve things after an outburst—within yourself and with your co-workers, manager and boss—is of paramount importance for both your career and workplace culture. How can you set things right? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions for a weekly column in USA Today.
States reported that 778,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 21, an increase of 30,000 from the previous week’s revised total.The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell last week, to 6 million. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for people whose benefits have run their course has been showing a steady rise in claims however, now up to 4.5 million. Approximately 20 million people are in t
President-elect Joe Biden has indicated that his administration will be more aggressive in minimizing employers’ use of noncompetition clauses in employment contracts and institute an outright ban on no-poaching agreements.
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