Covid-19

Support & Care for Employees

Resources to manage and communicate with your workforce -- onsite, remote and return to work.

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Sep 15, 2020

How to Affect Employee Motivation and Engagement in Challenging Times

Jordan Birnbaum, ADP's Chief Behavioral Economist, draws a comparison between military management theory and the unique challenges facing business leaders now.

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Sep 10, 2020

How You Say Good-bye Matters: Tips for Effective Offboarding of Remote Employees

How you handle the offboarding process of a remote employee can speak volumes about your organization.

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Sep 08, 2020

4 FAQs About Benefits Administration During Challenging Times

Health and welfare programs serve as core building blocks of most organizations. They are used to attract and retain employees, as well as to help increase employee engagement. This year, in addition to the usual compliance and administrative challenges, employers have also been impacted by the dynamic regulatory and legislative guidance resulting from COVID-19.

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Sep 03, 2020

What Employees Need to Know about the Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral

If you are planning to offer your employees the option to defer their payroll taxes, here are six points to aid them in their decision.

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Articles & Insights

COVID-19 Employee Communications Toolkit

Communicating with your employees just got easier with our COVID-19 employee toolkit.
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Aug 31, 2020

How to Communicate Employee Benefits in Uncertain Times

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing will impact which communications channels are needed to reach employees this year.

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Aug 28, 2020

Workplace Safety & COVID-19: Know Your Responsibilities

COVID-19 has changed the way employers do business and the environment in which work is done. Minimize related risk and maximize workplace safety with these tips.

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Aug 27, 2020

Reducing Employees' Hours During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

When reducing hours, be sure to handle the situation carefully and equitably and comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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Aug 25, 2020

August State and Local Legislative Updates

Timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues.

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Aug 25, 2020

We Need to Rethink Normal, Not Return to It

Work looks less like a physical office full of full-time employees and more like a diverse and dispersed cloud of labor.

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Aug 06, 2020

Leadership Development 101: Leading Through Effective Communication

ADP's Amy Leschke-Kahle and Rob Lewis explore how leaders today are leading through effective communication that is human, habitual and empathetic.

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Jul 31, 2020

Meet Me in the Middle: Why Creating Meaningful Connections Matters More than Ever

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the nature of work, creating the opportunity for the workforce and C-suites to make meaningful connections that could improve retention, productivity and performance. How can organizations support these connections over time?

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Ask Addi P What Is the Impact of COVID19 on the Job Market for New Graduates

Jul 27, 2020

Ask Addi P.: What Is the Impact of the Recent Global Health Event on the Job Market for New Graduates?

Dear Addi P.,

As a new college grad, I'm concerned about how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect my job search. How has the unemployment landscape changed the number or types of jobs available to new grads? How are employers or HR leaders attracting and retaining recent grads in this new landscape?

— Searching in Seattle

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Events

November Webinar

Jul 27, 2020

Your Benefits Administration During Challenging Times

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Jul 24, 2020

State and Local Updates July 2020

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Jul 16, 2020

As Offices Reopen, the CDC Offers New Guidance to "Change the Way People Work"

Recent CDC guidance offers businesses a framework for reopening while promoting workplace safety and operational continuity.

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Ask Addi P

Jul 13, 2020

Ask Addi P.: How Do I Manage PTO During COVID-19 and Beyond?

Dear Addi P.,

COVID-19 and the subsequent work-from-home mandates are pushing many of my employees to use their PTO to take care of their families and their physical and mental health. As an employer, I'm looking for the best way to manage PTO needs and meet business requirements at the same time. Should I limit the amount of PTO an employee can use? How will PTO needs and procedures change because of this COVID-19 global health event?

— Puzzled About PTO

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Jul 01, 2020

Positive Impact: 5 Potential Return-to-Workplace Changes in the New World of Work

The new world of work isn't going anywhere, but what does it mean for businesses going back to the workplace? Here, we explore the potential of positive — and possibly permanent — workplace changes.

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Jun 25, 2020

State and Local Updates June 2020

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Jun 19, 2020

Leveling Up Your Contingent Workforce

By Diane Mulcahy*

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Articles & Insights

Fact Sheet

Jun 18, 2020

Navigating the Way Forward: Getting Back to the Workplace

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Articles & Insights

Beyond the Curve: Guide to Getting Back to Work

Beyond the Curve: Guide to Getting Back to Work

As we continue to experience effects from COVID-19, employers need to plan next steps for their businesses and employees.
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Events

November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Return to Work Roundtable with ADP Experts

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Industry-Leading Strategic Advisors Share Their Back-to-Business Game Plan

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

No Handshakes Please: Managing and Activating Talent in the New World of Work

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Think Local, Operate Global

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

The Future of Work Re-Imagined

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Workforce Management 7 Best Practices for the New Normal

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

The Workforce Outlook Has Changed: Redefining the Future of Work

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November Webinar

May 29, 2020

Legislation for the Next Normal: Navigating Regulations and Staying Compliant

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Jun 11, 2020

(Re)Skills to Pay the Bills: 3 Strategies for Skill Development

The right approach to skills development can help organizations meet evolving workforce expectations.

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Jun 08, 2020

How Employers Can Show Their Character and Stand Out in Trying Times

Work hours and flexibility are both among the top factors impacting employee retention, according to the ADP Research Institute.

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May 28, 2020

Back to Work in China: Operational Insight for Navigating the New Normal

With staff going back to work in China, what's changing for enterprises? What's the same? And what can American businesses learn about operating in the "new normal"?

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May 27, 2020

The Future of Work in a Post-COVID World

How have employers in different sectors been impacted and what is waiting for them?

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May 26, 2020

Responding to Rapid Change in the Global Regulatory Environment

Countries and local economies are at different phases of the global health event. This presents unique challenges for multinational businesses.

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Events

November Webinar

May 18, 2020

What to Consider in Enacting and Managing Your Return to Work Strategy

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May 18, 2020

COVID-19: Return-to-work Checklist and Key Considerations for HR and Finance Leaders

Prepared in collaboration with Mary Schafer and Sushma Tripathi.

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Articles & Insights

Fact Sheet

May 18, 2020

ADP Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ Workplace Policies & Legislative Changes

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Small Business Return to Work Checklist for when COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

May 14, 2020

Small Business Return to Work Checklist for when COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

In addition to consulting this checklist, business owners and managers should follow the guidance of local authorites in preparation for safe and compliant business operations.

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May 11, 2020

Could Short-Time Unemployment Compensation Help You Preserve Your Workforce?

Article co-authored Tom Crowley, ADP Director of Government Affairs.

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May 07, 2020

4 Employee Burnout Signs and How Great Managers Respond

As many employees work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, managers must watch for employee burnout signs.

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May 05, 2020

Emergency Pay: Planning for the Unexpected

When regular payroll services or providers are disrupted, an emergency payroll service provider could help enable continuation of your company's payroll distribution.

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May 01, 2020

Mental Health and Working from Home: 7 Ways to Support Your Team

Working from home can take a toll on employees' mental health. A mental health expert offers seven strategies to support your employees during these challenging times.

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Apr 23, 2020

Wellness Takes a Front Seat for Remote Workers

Article by Susan Hanold, Ph.D. and Amy Freshman

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Events

November Webinar

Apr 09, 2020

Understand and Prepare to Manage Unemployment Compensation Changes in Response to COVID-19

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Time Off and Leaves

This article also includes a link to FAQs about The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). (Updated 4-3-2020)

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Mar 27, 2020

Remember Gig Workers as Your Organization Adapts to New Ways of Working

Gig workers have shown themselves to be crucial to your business, and it's important to show them how much you appreciate their efforts.

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COVID19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs Workers Compensation

Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Workers' Compensation

Should employees who are showing symptoms of COVID-19 be reported as workers' compensation claim? Does a workers' compensation policy cover employees working from home? Answers to these and other questions here. (Updated 4-3-2020)

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COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs Employee Pay

Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Employee Pay

What if a business is forced to close early because of COVID-19? What if employees can't telecommute? Do non-exempt employees have to be paid? Answers here to these and more compensation-related questions. (Updated 4-3-2020.)

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COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs Unemployment Insurance

Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: Unemployment Insurance

This article addresses questions employers are asking about unemployment insurance. (Updated 4-3-2020)

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Leadership in a crisis

Mar 24, 2020

Leadership in a Crisis - 10 Do's & Don'ts

ADP's Chief Behavioral Economist, Jordan Birnbaum, shares tips for leading your team, while also helping yourself, during times of crisis.

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Mar 06, 2020

COVID-19: Protecting Your Employees and Business

Guidelines to help prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace.

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Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Impact and Employer FAQs: General HR

Can employers limit travel? What if an employee tests positive for COVID-19? Do employers have to let employees work from home? Guidance here.

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Disaster Preparation The Small Business Guide

Jul 06, 2018

Disaster Preparation: The Small Business Guide

Instead of hoping for the best, design a disaster preparation plan that'll lessen the impact of the worst.

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Additional Resources

For more specific information about your business, ADP has you covered.

Small Business Resource Center

Additional FAQs, state and local guidance, information on loan assistance, policies and more for your Small Business.

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COVID-19 Employee Communications Toolkit

In-depth information on direct deposit, recent legislation and other valuable topics, along with customizable email templates to distribute to your employees regularly.

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COVID-19 Global Employer Resources

Receive the latest guidance, policy changes, and information to support your multinational organization with the many travel, operational, and economic issues you face..

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Canadian Health Resources

This ADP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employer Preparedness Toolkit was designed to help you navigate the challenges you and your workforce are facing.

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Agency and Regulatory Updates in Response to COVID-19

Information about changes tax agencies, unemployment agencies and other organizations like wage garnishments agencies, courts and creditors are making in response to COVID-19.

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Resources for Accounting Professionals

ADP and Wolters Kluwer/CCH have compiled these additional resources to help accounting professionals best support their clients.

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