Employers should follow these tips when dealing with temporary layoffs during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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In preparation for a layoff, it is just as important to have a plan in place for communicating with those employees who will remain as it is for those who will be directly affected by job losses. Implementing a plan focused on helping remaining employees navigate the emotions and practical workplace implications of a layoff can help an employer position itself and its employees for long-term success.
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