Hurricane Irma Set to Strike Florida

Beth Mirza By Beth Mirza September 6, 2017
Hurricane Irma Set to Strike Florida

Managing through a hurricane is nothing new for HR professionals in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Florida. But the coming Category 5 Hurricane Irma portends to be a particularly destructive force of nature.

We know you know what to do to keep your employees safe. Once the storm clears and you return to business, here are some resources to help guide your way:

Employee Leave Eligibility and Natural Disasters
Hurricanes and other natural disasters raise questions about leave-taking under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Communicating with Employees During a Crisis
Don’t wait for disaster to strike before figuring out how to communicate with employees during a crisis.

Hurricane Damage Control: Piecing Together Time Records
Be compliant with time-keeping and compassionate with personal circumstances.

When Disasters Strike: Pay, Leave and Related Issues
When business is suspended or employees can't get to work, numerous employment laws are implicated.

Disaster Prep & Recovery SHRM Connect Group

Looking for a place to talk with fellow SHRM members about the storms, share resources and ask questions? Try this new SHRM Connect Group. 


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