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COVID-19 & HR requirements for layoffs

HR professional, Corette Miller of newINITIATIVES HR., joined us to tackle a difficult and emotional conversation many HR professionals and business leaders are having today because of the impact of COVID-19. How do employers manage layoffs and benefit programs as a result of COVID-19?

Questions answered include:

  • Can an employee be temporary laid off due to shortage of work during the COVID-19 crisis?
  • Does an employer have to provide written notice with a recall date?
  • What is the importance of a Record of Employment?
  • How does it impact company benefits?
  • Can a layoff be considered a termination?

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Kyle Paterson

Written by Kyle Paterson

Kyle has a belief that insurance is a tool when powerfully leveraged best ensures the vision of business leaders and families are realized. Kyle focuses on cyber risk transfer, group benefits, and corporate and individual life insurance solutions.