HR policy

Mask mandates are falling. Should HR be ready to bring them back?

As pandemic safety measures change, experts advise employers to set employee expectations for how they are monitoring the need for masks, vaccines and testing.

How to manage workers for the transition back to the workplace

Keep these 3 themes–and your workforce management tools–in mind while putting together return-to-work plans.

Will new federal mask guidelines revive workplace mandates?

After the CDC recently updated its recommendations, employers will likely follow suit, experts say.

As offices reopen, employees still want masks; what can HR do?

New data about preferences on masks at on-site work locations has implications for employers.

4 strategies to combat distrust as you return to the workplace

Organizations need to help workers feel heard, safe, supported–and excited to come back, Hyland Software's CHRO writes.

How employers can help ease return-to-the-workplace anxiety

Step one? Acknowledge, acknowledge, acknowledge, says Dr. Rachelle Scott, a psychiatrist and medical director of psychiatry at Eden Health.

Benefits news you may have missed: May 24-28

From how employers can address anxiety over CDC mask guidance to Amazon’s new mental health benefit, here are some of this week’s top stories.

CDC mask guidance is upping employee anxiety. Now what?

Three keys for how employers can help workers navigate another stressful transition.

What do the new CDC mask guidelines mean for employers?

One expert advises that employers ‘proceed with caution.’

Averbook: How HR is writing the book on coronavirus

We need to unlearn traditional onboarding, performance management and governance.