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OR: new OR OSHA rules for ALL WORKPLACES effective 11/16/20

November 10th, 2020
Stuff you, the employer, gotta do: post the Oregon OSHA COVID-19 poster ensure six feet between emplooyees clean (a lot) provide face coverings (for free) maximize air flow conduct an Exposure Risk Assesement my December 7 train...
OR: new OR OSHA rules for ALL WORKPLACES effective 11/16/20 oregon COVID poster, oregon face mask requirement, providing face masks to oregon employees, oregon risk assessment,
Megan James and Jennifer Sandberg at Fisher Phillips

Be your office MacGruber and defusal this election season

October 7th, 2020
When you receive an employee complaint about politics, political issues, or voting, be ready to respond appropriately, like text MacGruber (622-478-237 Spanish number, roaming charges may apply). Or probably just easier to read what Megan...
Be your office MacGruber and defusal this election season election related workplace issues, workplace turmoil, politics in the workplace,
Kim Rives Miers, Mishell Parreno Taylor and Andrew Gay at Littler

Is a pandemic a natural disaster and how would it affect HR?

September 24th, 2020
The New Yorker says no they are not the same and oddly skirts the HR issue. Davia Downey at Grand Valley State explains that responding to a pandemic and a natural...
Is a pandemic a natural disaster and how would it affect HR? how to respond to a natural disaster in the middle of COVID, payroll during natural disasters, leave policies during and after a natural disaster
Wilson Jarrell at Barran Liebman

Drug and alcohol policies in the time of COVID

September 22nd, 2020
Not quite "Love in the Time of Cholera", although the cholera and COVID parts do kind of match up, but certainly more useful for employers in our current state of affairs. Wilson Jarrell discusses changing...
Drug and alcohol policies in the time of COVID  logistics for pre-employment drug tests, pre-employment testing for marijuana, drug and alcohol policies applied to telework