Employment and Labor

Three Phase Plan for Returning to the Workplace

7/21/2020 | Article

Authored by:  Janelle Edwards-Stewart and Pamela M. Kapsimalis

 

Organizations around the country are beginning efforts to re-open offices, retail businesses, educational institutions, manufacturing facilities, and other physical locations. Interpreting requirements from varying levels of local and state governments while navigating the complexities of best practices issues by trade and industry groups is a challenge that most organizations could use help to manage.

 

The reality is that there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to businesses having employees return to the workplace. Each company must take appropriate steps to comply with government guidelines and protect the health and safety of all those who enter its facility.

 

Organizations can ease the burden of planning for returning to the workplace by breaking the process down into three phases.

 

Click here for a comprehensive checklist to help businesses return to the workplace.