COVID-19 has taken Michigan business owners on an emotional and financial rollercoaster. First we responded to the Coronavirus crisis. Then we tried to keep our businesses running and employees employed. As shelter in place orders were rescinded, we navigated our way back to business. Now, we need to prepare for what’s next. The trouble is, no one knows exactly what that will be. Will there be another surge? Another stay at home order? Or will we steadily ascend to the “new normal” that seems to be discussed so often?
Smart business owners will want to prepare for any of those scenarios. And while it’s impossible to say what the future holds, it is possible to do some things to get your Michigan business’ prepared so you are ready for any contingency.
These are some actions Michigan employers should take as they prepare for the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic:
The first category of actions involve employee considerations.
In conjunction with preparing for employees’ return, employers must also prepare the physical work environment.
Uncertainty can be unsettling for employers, employees, and customers alike. The best advice is to plan ahead as much as possible, stay agile and be willing to adapt to the circumstances. If your organization needs a review of its practices and policies please contact me to discuss how we can assist you.
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