SkillPath Rolls Out Training to Manage the Impact of Coronavirus at Work

Organizations across the globe are faced with the uncertainties of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, and how the infectious disease can impact their operations. SkillPath, a leading learning and development provider, has established several online training opportunities to help business leaders protect their employees, customers and companies.

The training series, which begins Wednesday, March 11, features three separate webcasts to educate organizations on:

  • HR and legal issues
  • The challenges with managing remote teams
  • How to establish a crisis response plan

“The situation with coronavirus is rapidly evolving, leaving many business leaders, managers and HR professionals unsure of the steps they need to take to protect their workforce and safeguard their operations,” said Cam Bishop, President and CEO of SkillPath. “In response to the many requests SkillPath has received, we produced this webcast series to help companies of all sizes and industries stay healthy, productive and in compliance.”

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Coronavirus in the Workplace: Key HR & Legal Issues will first air Wednesday, March 11. HR and legal expert Max Muller will explain policies and procedures employers need to understand related to the coronavirus. Examples include FMLA leave, ADA limitations, FLSA leave and pay policies and worker’s compensation for infected employees.

Threats of an outbreak have served as a wake-up call for many businesses that do not have an infectious disease plan in place. Coronavirus in the Workplace: Crisis Management Planningfirst airs on Thursday, March 12 and informs companies on how to put together a practical crisis response plan: assembling a crisis management team, conducting a risk assessment, developing internal and external communications and easing employee anxieties.

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Infectious disease outbreak planning has many employers considering telecommuting. Coronavirus in the Workplace: Managing Remote Employees will first air on Thursday, March 12 and helps business leaders more effectively supervise off-site employees when an emergency makes working remotely a new company policy. Tips shared during this webinar include motivating off-site employees, establishing a foolproof communication network and setting up an effective reporting system.

SkillPath will run these critical training events several times throughout the next three weeks.

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