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Juneteenth holiday gaining traction among employers

Recognizing the day as a paid holiday is 'well overdue,' says one HR leader.

‘Employees are watching’ how HR responds to the riots

Many HR leaders are now facing questions about what to do if workers participated in last week’s violent insurrection.

Benefits news you may have missed: Jan. 4-8

From 7 benefit trends to watch in 2021 to how HR can ease employee angst following the Capitol riots, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Why, and how, company leaders should address the Capitol riots

"During this time, if a leader doesn’t address it, they will come across as cold and unemotional," says one HR expert.

Expert advice to help HR focus on Black mental health

The crisis in D.C. highlighted significant racial disparities that can weigh on workers, experts say.

5 things HR should do now in wake of the Capitol riots

Reaching out to employees and touting mental health resources are among the key strategies for company leaders to embrace, experts say.

How HR can ease employee angst following Capitol riots

Messaging from company leaders and mental health awareness are key during times of crisis, experts say.