As businesses navigate the impacts of COVID 19 and the various stages of reopening and recovery, new challenges are also emerging for employees that employers must take into consideration in order to create a supportive and productive working environment. Evidence shows that businesses that are able to help their team feel valued and stay engaged throughout a time of crisis come out more resilient, retain key skills and knowledge, and have better long-term financial outcomes. Creating a workplace that keeps employees safe and supported will look different for every employer, and each business will have their own unique circumstances to keep in mind. The following guides are meant to be a collection of ideas and resources from HR experts and workforce practitioners, industry leaders and small businesses in the retail and restaurant industry, and public health agencies to help you think through your individualized workplace strategy.
Guide. for Retail and Restaurant