Month: March 2020

Ask the Advisor: What’s the Difference Between a Furlough and a Layoff?

Question:What’s the difference between a furlough and a layoff?Answer:First, you should note that the language used when sending employees home for a period of time is less important than communicating your actual intent. Since temporary layoffs and furloughs are only used regularly in certain industries (usually seasonal), you should not assume that employees will know … Continued

Remote Work Challenges for HR | PA Benefits Team

It’s been said the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has created the largest remote work experiment ever devised.  In fact, there are many recently documented cases where companies have asked at least some of their employees to work from home.  Three of those companies are Amazon, Twitter and Microsoft. Remote work, of course, is not something new.  … Continued

March Madness 2020: The Ball is in Your Court | PA Employee Benefits Agents

March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which 68 teams made the 2020 tournament, is March 15th. Games begin with the First Four on March 17th and 18th and culminate with the Final Four April 4th and the 2020 NCAA championship … Continued

Ask the Experts: Flu and FMLA | Pennsylvania Benefits Firm

Question:Is the common flu considered a serious health condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?Answer:Most cases of the common flu do not meet the definition of “serious health condition” and would not be eligible for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.Some cases of the flu, however, are severe or result in complications, and … Continued

 

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