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American Rescue Plan
SHRM Express Request | Mar 2021Communicating with EmployeesEvery leader knows that communication during a
crisis is critical. When leaders communicate with urgency, transparency, and
empathy, it helps people adjust to the constantly changing conditions crises
bring. A tone of urgency encourages people to make quick decisions to mitigate
harm. Transparency builds trust in leaders and conveys respect for employees by
implicitly recognizing them as capable of coping with what is being shared. And
showing empathy and conveying a compelling message of hope can foster
resilience in facing the challenges that lie ahead.
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5 Tips for Communicating with Employees
During a Crisis
Harvard Business Review | Jul 2020 Communicating with Employees During a Crisis SHRM | Oct 2016 How can we reassure employees who are worried about the coronavirus? SHRM HRQA Addressing
Fears About Returning to the WorkplaceCOVID-19 Myth Busters SHRM Express Requests Please complete the brief survey near the bottom of this page.On August 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a communication plan titled “COVID-19 Communication Plan for Select
Non-healthcare Critical Infrastructure Employers.” The purpose of
the plan is to outline actions certain critical infrastructure employers may take
to disseminate COVID-19 messages with employees more effectively. The plan
suggests key messages employers may consider to inform employees and provides
prepared CDC communication materials in multiple languages for use in the
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CDC Issues COVID-19 Communication Plan
for Critical Infrastructure Employers
Ogletree | Aug 2020
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SHRM | Jun 2020Five Imperatives for Employee Communications During COVID-19 Forrester | Apr 2020 Crisis Communication: How Great Leaders Stop Rumors Before They Start Gallup | Apr 2020 Beyond COVID-19: Employer communications guidance for what's next SmartBrief | Apr 2020 A practical guide to employee communication during COVID-19 Willis Towers Watson | Mar 2020 COVID-19: Now is the Time to Have a Clear Internal Communications Plan in Place ADP | Mar 2020 Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis: Five Quick Tips for Business Communicators Faegre Drinker | Mar 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Communication Plan Aon | Feb 2020 Crisis Communications Plan Ready.gov Podcast COVID-19: The Crisis Communications Response The Conference Board
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COBRA Premium Subsidy (4/1 - 9/30/21)
Changes to FFCRA (4/1/21)Employee Retention Credit (extended through 12/31/21)
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