Covid re-writes rules for business in 2021
Many industries have faced an existential threat from Covid lockdowns. How well have companies adapted to the unprecedented challenges of 2020? Strelmark president Hilary Fordwich takes us through the nuts and bolts of re-thinking how to safely and efficiently run a business while prioritizing the health of employees. Fewer open work environments and a sweeping transition to online operations have become status quo during this socially distant era.
Plus – Don’t let Amazon’s Alexa spill the beans this holiday season! An explainer on how to keep your digital companion from spoiling gift arrivals.
As if Covid restrictions weren’t enough of a financial strain on businesses, major missteps by international construction giant Skanska have put a Florida community into an even tighter economic chokehold. Attorney Sara Papantonio discusses how the Pensacola Bay Bridge has been out of commission for the past three months after sustaining heavy damage during Hurricane Sally. Because of Skanska’s negligence, thousands of commuters have had their daily regimens completely rewritten.
Plus – Rampant unemployment doesn’t just pose a threat to working stiffs, but to retirees as well. FDR’s own grandson is sounding the alarm as vanished paychecks mean a halt in contributions to our social security program, which was already in dire straits before the pandemic.