Tag Archives: emergency preparedness

How Does Time Off Due To A Hurricane Affect Your Employees’ Pay?

It’s throwback Thursday … err Tuesday.  As those of us in Florida prepare for the potential landfall of Hurricane Irma this weekend, please check out my colleague Bob Turk’s interview with the Miami Herald about storm preparations for human resource professionals and my post from hurricane season last year on what happens to employees’ pay … Continue Reading

Sixteen Years after Hurricane Mitch – Extended Work Authorization

It is hurricane season in Florida, but I am writing with emergency preparedness advice. I am writing about the lingering effects of Hurricane Mitch, which struck Central America in 1998, killing more than 11,000 people, destroying hundreds of thousands of homes, and causing more than $5 billion in damage. El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua were … Continue Reading

How Does Time Off Due To A Hurricane Affect Your Employees’ Pay?

For those of us in South Florida, we just braved the first few weeks of school and the associated traffic congestion.  Now we have to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika, potentially Hurricane Erika? While we will know more about the storm’s path on late Friday and early Saturday, it is important to prepare now.  My preparations … Continue Reading

Uggh – Humidity, Heat and Hurricanes

It is that time of year again and time for the obligatory “get ready for hurricane season” blog posting. Fortunately, it has been a while since we had to run through the hurricane drill. Let’s hope our string of good fortune continues and there is no need to gas up the generators or empty the shelves … Continue Reading