How to Help Your Laid-Off or Furloughed Employees Manage Unemployment

by Evil HR Lady on March 25, 2020

As state after state closes all but essential businesses, many companies are laying off and furloughing employees. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, warns that unless the government acts appropriately, the country could end up with 20 percent unemployment.

If you lay off (or furlough) your employees, they are eligible for unemployment. Unfortunately in some states, the weekly payments–ranging from $235 in Mississipi up to $1,495 in Illinois–may be barely enough to buy groceries,

As an employer, you can’t directly increase the amount of income a former or furloughed employee receives when they apply for unemployment benefits. But here’s what you can do:

​Never oppose unemployment. 

Don’t try to save your own wallet by further impacting the financial wellbeing of your employees.

To keep reading, click here: How to Help Your Laid-Off or Furloughed Employees Manage Unemployment

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bp March 27, 2020 at 12:25 am

Isn’t it funny how all of these orders come down from on high from salaried people who aren’t losing 1/3 or more of their income from those same orders?


raj mohan March 27, 2020 at 7:42 pm

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