How To Support Staff During a Furlough or Lay-off

How To Support Staff During a Furlough or Lay-off

About this Session:

At the best of times, communicating changes to staff about their employment status is difficult. Many library systems have been faced with the challenging decision to lay off or furlough employees for COVID-19 related reasons. Join Kerry Badgely to learn how to deliver the news with thoughtfulness and understanding in a remote work setting. 

In this session, participants will learn:
  • Best practices for supporting staff during a furlough or lay-off in a remote work setting.

Date & Time:

Thursday, June 11 from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EST. 
All registrants will have access to a recording for 1 year from the date the session took place.


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About the Presenter:

Kerry Badgley received a BA from Trent University in History/Political Studies (1986) and an MA (1988) and PhD (1996) from Carleton University in Canadian History. From 1998 to 2005 he was an archivist in the Government Archives Division at Library and Archives Canada.

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6/11/2020 12:00 PM - 6/11/2020 1:00 PM

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