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Handling Hurricane Irma: An employers’ checklist
Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on individuals, businesses, management and employees. Power interruptions, disrupted communications and transportation difficulties can create obstacles to the resumption of normal activity for your business. How an employer navigates a significant crisis can have a lasting impact on business operations, its reputation with customers, and more importantly its employees. A myriad of legal issues will arise during the immediate aftermath of a disaster or crisis but also in the days, weeks and months that follow. Law firm Ogletree Deakin notes employers may need to face some of the following issues:

This article was drafted by the attorneys of Ogletree Deakins, a labor and employment law firm representing management, and is reprinted with permission. This information should not be relied upon as legal advice.


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