Inclement weather brings with it all sorts of problems for employers, such as employees with child care concerns because of closed schools, tricky road conditions, office closings, and cold weather safety. Hope for the best, but plan for the worst with these pointers.
On the one hand, you're sympathetic to the predicament in which parents find themselves amid unexpected school and day care center closures. On the other hand, the last thing you want is employees bringing their kids to work with them. What can you do?
- Warn employees in advance that bringing a child to work is not an acceptable solution under any circumstance. That way, employees will know they have to arrange ahead of time for child care during emergencies such as school closings, or else save up a few paid leave days so they can stay home with their child. Tip: If they do not have any accrued time available and have no choice...(register to read more)