HR Administration

To Deal With Superstorm Sandy’s Aftermath, SHRM, OSHA Offer Key People Management Strategies

By Max Mihelich

Nov. 1, 2012

Superstorm Sandy forced many businesses to shutter this week.

To prepare for the hurricane, a number of companies in New York and along the Eastern Seaboard made the decision to close before the storm hit. Some have reopened, but many remain closed or in limited operation.

The Society for Human Resource Management and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration have outlined some essential policies and procedures for HR professionals related to people management during and after a natural disaster.

For more information, please click on the following links:


Weather Conditions: Adverse Weather Conditions Policy

When Disasters Strike: Pay, Leave and Related Issues


Hurricane Preparedness and Response

Max Mihelich is Workforce’s editorial intern. Comment below or email

Max Mihelich is a writer in the Chicago area.

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