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An Employer’s Guide to Managing the Coronavirus in the Workplace
April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT$145.00
There has been much media attention to the Coronavirus outbreak in China and its spread to other countries. Currently, there are 250+ confirmed cases in the U.S.,but that can be expected to rise.
People are beginning to worry about exposure to the virus, including in the workplace. The question of interest to employers is what can they do about protecting their workplaces from this virus.
Unfortunately, there is no one size fits all answer. The right choice will depend on the type of workplace, the job the employee performs, and the employer’s tolerance for legal risks (to name just a few of the considerations an employer would take into account).
Why you should Attend:It can be hard for your employees to put the Coronavirus’s rate of spread into perspective, especially during a time when they and their families are getting sick with symptoms like those that characterize the Coronavirus.
You’ll serve your employees well to provide them with the information they need to make good decisions about health issues that are most concerning to them and their families. Participation in this webinar will outline what employers need to know to keep your employees calm and healthy during this difficult season.
Participation in this webinar will also provide participants with direction with respect to employers’ legal liabilities, employee travel, how to set and maintain workplace safety standards,and how to handle an outbreak of this virus in your workplace.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- What Exactly is the Coronavirus?
- Symptoms of the Coronavirus
- Steps to Battling viral infections in your workplace
- Employment and Labor law Considerations when faced with Coronavirus outbreaks
- HIPAA & OSHA Considerations
- Preparing remote worker Guidelines
- Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines
- Practical ways to minimize the spread of the Disease
- Deploying wellness programs
- Travel considerations
- Discussing Coronavirus with staff
Who Will Benefit:
- Senior Management
- Human Resource Managers
- Payroll Professionals
- Managers & Supervisors
- Compliance Professionals
- Operations Professionals
- Business Owners
Instructor:Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane’s background includes experience in HR consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Diane conducts webinars on a wide-variety of HR topics for various training firms across the country.