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News Brief: Health FSA Limit Will Increase For 2010

By Barrow Group Staff / November 14, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources

Accessing Employee Emails Under the Stored Communications Act

By Barrow Group Staff / November 11, 2019
Think back to a time when a former employee departed your company. Do you remember collecting their work phone and laptop? Did you happen to search their device–perhaps even their personal email? If so, you may have unwittingly violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA), a ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, cyber security, human resources, compliance

Risk Insights for Property Management: Avoiding Premise Security Liability

By Barrow Group Staff / November 08, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, property insurance

Cyber Security Tips for Employees

By Barrow Group Staff / November 07, 2019
Cyber safety isn’t just a job for your IT department or contractor. Cyber attacks and data breaches have become far more common and far more costly in recent years....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, cyber security

Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

By Barrow Group Staff / November 06, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits, open enrollment

News Brief: The Surprising Cause of the E.coli Superbug Rise

By Barrow Group Staff / November 05, 2019
Over the past 20 years, E.coli has become increasingly resistant to antibiotics. These antibiotic-resistant strains of E.coli contain extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), enzymes that destroy antibiotics. While ill-prepared foods were long believed to be behind the rise of ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness

Compliance News: DOL Proposes New Method for Electronic Delivery of Retirement Plan Disclosures

By Barrow Group Staff / November 04, 2019
  HIGHLIGHTS - The DOL proposal provides an additional, optional method for electronic delivery. - The DOL is not proposing to change the current safe harbor for electronic delivery. - The proposal does not apply to employee welfare benefit plans, such as group health plans.   ...
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Risk Insights: Search Engine Risks

By Barrow Group Staff / November 01, 2019
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Risk Insights: Protecting Vacant Property

By Barrow Group Staff / October 30, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, property insurance

Electronic Cigarettes 101

By Barrow Group Staff / October 29, 2019
In recent years, electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have flooded the market. Many people are turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking; however, questions remain about their safety and effectiveness....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, health care, wellness, human resources