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HR Insights: Empathy in the Workplace

By Barrow Group Staff / February 25, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, wellness, human resources

News Brief: DOT Issues CBD Warning for Safety-sensitive Employees

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

Human Resources Brief: DOL Adopts New Joint Employer Determination Test

By Barrow Group Staff / February 21, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, human resources, compliance

Benefits News: HHS Increases Civil Penalties for HIPAA Violations

By Barrow Group Staff / February 20, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, human resources, compliance, employee benefits

Benefits News: Supreme Court Declines to Expedite ACA Case

By Barrow Group Staff / February 17, 2020
The United States Supreme Court denied motions to expedite consideration of Texas v. Azar, the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, employee benefits

Cyber Security Trends to Watch in 2020

By Barrow Group Staff / February 07, 2020
One of the challenges of implementing reliable cyber security is that the finish line keeps being moved. As security measures continue to improve, so do the methods and tools of cyber criminals....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, workplace safety, cyber security

Loss Control Tips: Property Management Companies

By Barrow Group Staff / January 31, 2020
Managing a property - whether it be an apartment, condominium or similar dwelling - can be a challenge, particularly from a risk management standpoint. Even if a property manager only looks after a single space, they face numerous exposures - exposures that can come from a ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, property insurance

HHS Increases Civil Penalties for HIPAA Violations

By Barrow Group Staff / January 29, 2020
On Jan. 17, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule increasing the civil monetary penalties for violations of laws enforced by HHS, including the HIPAA privacy and security rules. HHS is required to adjust these penalties for inflation each ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, compliance

Employee Benefits Trends to Watch

By Barrow Group Staff / January 28, 2020
Generally speaking, employers are looking to lower their rising health care costs and improve their employees’ overall health. When HR professionals look toward the future, they are evaluating strategies to help manage both short- and long-term costs....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

News Brief: First U.S. Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed

By Barrow Group Staff / January 27, 2020
On Jan. 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the first confirmed U.S. case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This particular coronavirus is associated with an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, and is responsible for ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness