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cdc releases guidance on handling covid-19 policy disputes with customers

By Barrow Group Staff / September 22, 2020
The past few months have seen multiple instances of aggression and violence against workers who attempted to enforce their establishment’s COVID-19 prevention policies and practices with customers. As a result, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued ...
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Topics: workplace safety, human resources, COVID-19, Center for Disease Control, Aggressive-Customers

Captives for employee benefits

By Barrow Group Staff / July 16, 2020
It has become increasingly important for employers to offer some form of an employee benefits package in order to attract and retain a strong workforce. Additionally, employers may want to protect their company from the risks associated with offering employee benefits. While ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, benefits, human resources, employee benefits

hr insights:  determining whether a covid-19 case is work related

By Barrow Group Staff / July 13, 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created massive change and concern for employers and employees across the world. Even as businesses reopen and employees return to their new normal, the risk of becoming exposed to and ill with COVID-19 is still present. When an employee ...
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Topics: workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA, COVID-19

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

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

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

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

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