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HR Compliance Update: Coronavirus and the Workplace – Compliance Issues for Employers

By Barrow Group Staff / March 27, 2020
  Highlights COVID-19...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workplace safety, health care, wellness, compliance

Legal Update: Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ACA

By Barrow Group Staff / March 26, 2020
  Important Dates Jan. 21, 2020 - The Supreme Court denied motions to expedite Texas v. Azar....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care

Workplace Wellness Programs to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Costs

By Barrow Group Staff / March 24, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, wellness, human resources

Benefits Insights: Telemedicine

By Barrow Group Staff / March 23, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

HR Insights: Saying Goodbye to Annual Performance Reviews

By Barrow Group Staff / March 20, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, human resources

HR Insights: Performance Improvement Plans

By Barrow Group Staff / March 11, 2020
It can be difficult for management to understand why an employee may be excelling in one area of a job, while under-performing in another. Many employers have found performance improvement plans (PIPs) to be a great tool when trying to identify and resolve employee behavior or ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, wellness, human resources

Risk Insights: Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / March 10, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Revises National Emphasis Program for Silica

By Barrow Group Staff / March 09, 2020
On Feb. 5, OSHA announced a number of changes to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on silica. The program focuses on enforcement of silica standards with an emphasis on specific industries that are expected to have the most respirable crystalline silica exposure for workers....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Issues Interim on Novel Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / March 06, 2020
The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers. To help employers deal with the outbreak of Coronavirus, OSHA has developed a new resource page found here. ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

Legal Update: Two New Model COBRA Notices Available from the DOL

By Barrow Group Staff / March 03, 2020
The Department of Labor (DOL), through its Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), has released updated versions of its model COBRA General Notice and model COBRA Election Notice, both with an expiration date of Jan. 31, 2023....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, compliance, employee benefits