Michigan has experienced record breaking snow levels and extensive adverse winter weather conditions. It is a great time to make sure you have an Inclement Weather Policy in place to ensure employees know what to do when they are unable to commute to work.
Your Inclement Weather Policy should depend upon your type of company, your employees, and company culture. Below are some tips and pointers to assist in drafting an inclement weather policy:
- Determine how weather-realted absences affect time off, attendance, and pay policies
- Define what employees should do if they don’t have available time off when weather necessitates time away from work
- Identify potent ion opportunities for employees to work from home
- Communicate the Inclement Weather Policy to all employees