5 Employer Steps When Your Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Guidance for New Hampshire BusinessesKey Steps for Investigating and Reporting COVID-19 Cases and Exposures NH Department of Health and Human Services encourages use of the NH Universal Best Practices. Remember that employee health information shared with their employer should be kept private. Visit the NH DHHS website to review their June 17, 2021, guidance here:Continue reading “5 Employer Steps When Your Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19”

New Stimulus Package & FFCRA

The new COVID-19 stimulus package does not include an employer requirement to extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) paid leave benefit. However, it allows employers to voluntarily opt to continue the benefit and still receive the FFCRA tax credits through March 31st.  [Here is the link to a summary of the COVID-19 relief provisions withContinue reading “New Stimulus Package & FFCRA”

Holiday Considerations

Plan your holiday travel policy now and communicate it to all your employees. Stay updated with the latest regulations, orders, and recommendations with the following links: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Employer Paid Leave Requirements OSHA Employer Resources for COVID-19 New Hampshire COVID Guidance Maine COVID-19 Information Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidance California COVID-19 

Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions

Published in Union Leader: Employers have to show empathy while making tough decisions to maintain morale and avoid getting sued for their actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, a human resources specialist says. During a UNH Center for Family Enterprise & CEO Forum webinar on Wednesday, Amy Cann, managing partner at HR ROI Consulting in Portsmouth,Continue reading “Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions”