The Reopening Challenge: 5 Tips for Getting Back to Business

Friday, April 17, 2020

David Barron was quoted in Inc. discussing the challenges that employers will face when they reopen their business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently laid-off employees are now collecting unemployment benefits, and some are receiving an additional $600 per week through July as a part of the federal government's recent stimulus package. "I think the answer there is health insurance," said David. "Being able to say, 'Look if you don't come back to work, we're going to have to let you go and you may lose your health insurance.' I think that's driving a lot of the decisions." He added that employers should keep in mind that some employees could come back to work and immediately take advantage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which requires some employers to provide paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to COVID-19. 

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