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10 ways employers can prepare for Hurricane Matthew
Crates of Publix Super Markets Inc. brand purified water bottles sit as customers shop inside the company's store ahead of Hurricane Matthew making landfall in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Hurricane Matthew has thousands fleeing the U.S. Southeast where it’s expected to batter the coastline and threaten electricity supplies to more than 1 million people. Potential losses are seen as high as $15 billion. Photographer: Mark Elias/Bloomberg
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Divide up responsibility
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Communicate the plan
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Allow workers to work remotely
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Be in touch with your insurer
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Consider nonexempt and exempt employees
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Keep up with record keeping
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Consider FMLA
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Think about benefits and continuing coverage
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Ensure safety of your employees
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Be supportive and considerate of employees
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