Adapting Your Nonprofit’s Sick-Leave Policy during Covid-19

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COVID-19 has left nonprofits without an HR playbook for adapting sick-leave policy to best support employees and keep organizations running as smoothly as possible during this time.

This Chronicle of Philanthropy article includes insights and recommendations from HR professionals on what you should understand, including new federal requirements on paid leave, and things to consider, such as relaxing rules that may not be practical now; being human; encouraging honest conversations; creating a “sick bank”; being consistent; acknowledging uncertainties; your response if a staff member comes to the workplace while sick; ADA requirements; child-care responsibilities, and traditional leave benefits.

 

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