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HR Experts Offer Advice on When and How to Furlough

Fact: Some associations may need to furlough employees

Measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have been devastating to the economy, and especially to associations that rely heavily on revenue from in-person events. As meetings have ground to a halt, many associations are considering some tough decisions about how to survive financially.

One such consideration is whether to furlough employees. I spoke with two human resources experts about the furlough process, what it means, and how to go about it.

Dawn Taylor, president and CEO of Pinnacle Talent Acquisition (PTA), said companies should first understand that furloughs are different from terminations or layoffs.

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