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While many companies naturally direct their energies outward during a crisis, more HR professionals and executives are coming to realize that communicating quickly, often and well with internal stakeholders is equally important, if not more so. Indeed, in an age when every employee can serve as a de facto spokesperson, executing effective internal communications can help ensure worker safety, minimize damage to your brand, return your workforce to productivity and build trust among employees. Communicating with Employees During a Crisis SHRM | Oct 2016Stop
These Coronavirus Myths from Spreading in Your Workplace
SHRM | Mar 2020How can we reassure employees who are
worried about the coronavirus?
Sample Memos and Posters Letter Notice of Temporary Layoff or Furlough
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Letter Notice of Reduction in Force (RIF) Due
to CoronavirusMemo Temporary Suspension of Nonessential Business Travel Memo Temporary Telecommuting Arrangements Memo Coronavirus and Flu PreventionMemo Notice of Workplace Exposure to a
Communicable Disease Poster Social Distancing Guidelines at Work Poster Stop the Germs at Work SHRM Poster Protect Others from Getting Sick Poster Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak Poster Practice Food Safety World Health OrganizationMemo Coronavirus Phishing Scams(scroll down about halfway)KnowBe4 | Feb 2020Communication PlansNavigating the COVID-19 Crisis: Five
Quick Tips for Business Communicators
Faegre Drinker | Mar 2020Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Communication PlanAon | Feb 2020How to Reassure Your Team When the News Is ScaryHarvard Business Review (3 free articles per month) | Mar 2020Coronavirus Communications: How Businesses Should RespondICR Strategic Communications | Feb 2020Crisis Communications PlanReady.govPodcast COVID-19: The Crisis Communications ResponseThe Conference BoardReal-Employer Communications Coronavirus Communications Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Communications Regarding University Response to Coronavirus University of Virginia Coronavirus Campus Information University of California, Davis Walmart memo updates store employees on coronavirus crisis Business Insider | Mar 2020
Index of COVID-19/Coronavirus Express Requests GeneralCARES
Act: Business & Nonprofit Relief Employer Resource Centers (U.S. and Global) Preparedness Plan Communicating with Employees EEOC Issues ADA Guidance Compensation and Benefits U.S. Wage and Hour IssuesCARES
Act: Unemployment Expansion & Extension Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Paid Leave; Enhanced FMLA; More) Making Tax-Favored Disaster Relief Payments to Employees Leave Donation Programs IRS Relaxes HDHP Rules Remote Workers Allowing Telework Engaging Remote Workers Completing Form I-9 for Remote Workers Layoffs Layoff AlternativesWorker
Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Miscellaneous Beware Phishing Scams State Developments
Suspends 60-Day Cal-WARN Notice (3/4/20 - TBD)
Adopts Emergency Rule Mandating Paid Sick (3/11/20)
Issues "Stay-at-Home" Order (3/21-4/7, 2020)
Jersey DOL Releases Guidance on COVID-19
York Enacts COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave (3/18/20)
York Orders 100% In-Person Workforce Reduction SURVEY: Tell us what you think about the Express Request service in four quick questions.
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