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Federal Judge Upholds Ruling:  Hospitals Must Disclose Pricing

By Barrow Group Staff / June 30, 2020
On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, District Judge Carl Nichols ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s final rule requiring hospitals to disclose their negotiated prices. The rule was released on Nov. 15, 2019, and set to take effect Jan. 1, 2021....
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Topics: staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, Hospital Pricing Transparency, Hospital Price List

Laughter May Be a Key in Fighting Workplace Stress

By Barrow Group Staff / June 26, 2020
Laughter really is the best medicine—for some things. You’ve heard the phrase before and, according to the Mayo Clinic, it holds some truth. While a good sense of humor can’t cure all, laughing and joking around can help reduce your stress, improve your mood and make it easier ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, wellness, human resources, Improve mood with laughter, laughter fights stress

home healthcare: preventing exposure in unsafe conditions

By Barrow Group Staff / June 25, 2020
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Topics: staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, OSHA, Caregiver, home healthcare

Managing the Risk of Heatstroke

By Barrow Group Staff / June 22, 2020
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Topics: staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA

Four Ways the Workplace Has Changed from the Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / June 18, 2020
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Topics: PEO, human resources, COVID-19, RemoteWorker, Caregiver

Recruiting Post Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / June 16, 2020
Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their post-coronavirus plans. While unemployment rates remain high, many employers find themselves struggling to connect with the right candidates. Employers can boost their recruiting ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, human resources, employee benefits, COVID-19, Recruiting

PPP Guidance for Employees Refusing to Return to Work

By Barrow Group Staff / June 12, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, human resources, employee benefits, SBA, COVID-19, PPP

Insurance considerations for riots, vandalism and civil unrest

By Barrow Group Staff / June 10, 2020
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President Trump Signs Into Law Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

By Barrow Group Staff / June 08, 2020
Since being established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in March 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been the subject of additional stimulus bills, legal guidance and interim final rules. In the latest development, Congress passed the ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, benefits

Re-opening the workplace during covid 19

By Barrow Group Staff / June 03, 2020
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Common Employment Practice Claims Arising out of Covid-19

By Barrow Group Staff / June 01, 2020
By Barrow Group Staff / June 1, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American workplace. Employers have found themselves drafting and implementing policies and procedures addressing a wide array of issues ...
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Topics: risk management, workers compensation, general liability, human resources, compliance, OSHA

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