U.K.s Extended Job Scheme Aims to Support Firms, Workers

​United Kingdom (U.K.) employers participating in the country’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be able to start bringing furloughed employees back on a part-time basis this summer—one of several key changes under the government’s plan to extend the program for four months, through Oct. 31.The scheme, rolled out early in the COVID-19 crisis, allows businesses ….  Read More

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SHRM Webcast Compliance Tips from the EEOC Chair

​As they establish new policies and practices for the coronavirus age—from taking employee temperatures to requiring face masks—employers must be careful to comply with anti-discrimination and medical records laws and to offer accommodations when appropriate.Janet Dhillon, chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), answered common questions on these topics and more during a webcast ….  Read More

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The Future of Remote Work in India

​When Tata Consultancy Services, India’s largest infotech and outsourcing company with approximately 450,000 employees, reported recently that it would move 75 percent of its employees to work from home permanently by 2025, it created a stir. But most HR experts think Tata will be the exception, not the rule.To be sure, experts believe that work ….  Read More

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