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Disaster Preparedness: Tornadoes

May 22, 2013
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The destruction caused to the town of Moore, Oklahoma, by an unusually powerful tornado this week serves as a reminder to employers the importance of being prepared for natural disasters.
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Do You Have a Workplace Emergency Action Plan?

April 16, 2013
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Yesterday's tragedy in Boston has left me speechless. Boston seems to have been prepared, and at least by early accounts, the city's early responders helped save many from suffering a worse fate. Employers can learn an important lesson from these ashes and tears—the importance of being prepared.
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400 Laid Off at Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty

November 26, 2012
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Damage from Hurricane Sandy has forced the popular tourist attractions to close. Repairs could take months.
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Sandy May Affect Workers' Compensation Premium Calculations

November 2, 2012
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NCCI Holdings Inc. Oct. 31 reminded workers' comp underwriters of employee classification code changes insurers may apply when inclement weather or disasters force employers to temporarily suspend operations or shift workers into new roles.
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Being Prepared When Disaster Strikes

November 1, 2012
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Sometimes there is warning, other times disaster strikes unexpectedly. What are best practices on an issue like this? The following stories from the Workforce archives as well as several related Forum Discussion posts offer perspective on how to cope when a disaster hits.
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To Deal With Superstorm Sandy's Aftermath, SHRM, OSHA Offer Key People Management Strategies

November 1, 2012
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The Society for Human Resource Management and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration offer answers to pay, leave and preparedness questions.
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