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Human Resources Insights: 5 Holiday Party Best Practices

By Barrow Group Staff / December 05, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, workplace safety, wellness, human resources

Coverage Insights: Management Liability Coverage

By Barrow Group Staff / November 26, 2019
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, general liability, human resources

News Brief: SCOTUS to Consider whether Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers

By Barrow Group Staff / November 19, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments recently regarding the discrimination of LGBTQ individuals under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, human resources

Compliance Overview: Comparing Different Types of HRAs

By Barrow Group Staff / November 18, 2019
Comparing different types of hra'S Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) are employer-funded accounts that reimburse employees for their eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses on a tax-favored basis. Although HRAs provide significant tax benefits, they are subject to strict ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources

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

Workplace Wellness Programs – ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA

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

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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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, human resources, compliance, employee benefits

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

Human Resources Tips: Using Voluntary Benefits to Entice Millennial Talent

By Barrow Group Staff / October 23, 2019
Millennials consistently cite elements like work-life balance and benefits packages as huge factors when considering employers. Salary, it seems, comes secondary in many cases....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, human resources, employee benefits