As Tropical Storm Elsa bears down on the Southeastern United States, employers are getting a vivid reminder to check their longstanding policies and plans for managing natural disasters. As with so many things over the last year, the pandemic has changed the way organizations will handle hurricanes and similar disasters.
Because so many employees are working remotely, and with the risks associated with a storm such as Elsa—which could hit Florida as a hurricane—HR leaders will have to adjust their typical response procedures. And, it won’t be over this week. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, forecasters are predicting a 60% change