Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett discussed how natural disasters, such as the recent Hurricane Matthew, can impact employers and employees as they strive to maintain compliance with labor and employment laws. The article outlines key compliance areas such as timekeeping records and delivery of paychecks that could be effected. As with any disruption in normal work schedule, Tim recommends that "employers remain focused on relationship issues with [the] workforce. This often is an opportunity for employers to show with their actions that the words 'we value our employees' ring true."
The full article, "Hurricane Damage Control: Piecing Together Time Records," was published on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website on October 10, 2016, and is available online.