HR Scoop Archives for June of 2021

Top 5 Covid Vaccination Questions

Published 06/01/2021

Can Employers Make COVID-19 Vaccination Mandatory? Yes - With Some Exceptions   Mae Anderson, AP   Experts say U.S. employers can require employees to take safety measures, including vaccination. That doesn’t necessarily mean you would get fired if you refuse, but you might need to sign a waiver or agree to work under specific conditions to limit any risk you might pose to yourself or others.   “Employers generally have wide scope” to make rules for the workplace, said Dorit Reiss, a law professor who specializes in vaccine policies at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. “It’s their business.”   Rules will vary by country. But the...

What Makes A Good Remote Worker

Published 06/07/2021

What does it take to be a good remote worker Katie Johnston, Boston Globe     Remote work isn't for everyone.   As desirable as working from home can be — the seconds-long commute, the lack of co-worker interruptions, the sweat pants — it isn’t for everyone.   It’s lonely. Communication takes extra effort. And disconnecting from work takes even more.   With the number of all-remote companies climbing, and hybrid workplaces becoming the new normal in the wake of the pandemic, more people will be working from home than ever before. In fact, more than half of employers are planning to offer a mix of in-person and remote work,...