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is it seasonal allergies, covid-19, asthma, a cold or the flu?

By Barrow Group Staff / August 04, 2020
Ceaseless reporting on Covid-19 has many people living in fear about contracting the illness.  With symptoms, these fears can turn into irrational terrors that are neither logical nor beneficial.  If you suffer from seasonal allergies, August is a common time to experience ...
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Topics: workplace safety, wellness, COVID-19, Center for Disease Control, Seasonal Allergies

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

HR Compliance Update: Coronavirus and the Workplace – Compliance Issues for Employers

By Barrow Group Staff / March 27, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workplace safety, health care, wellness, compliance

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

Benefits Insights: Telemedicine

By Barrow Group Staff / March 23, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

HR Insights: Performance Improvement Plans

By Barrow Group Staff / March 11, 2020
It can be difficult for management to understand why an employee may be excelling in one area of a job, while under-performing in another. Many employers have found performance improvement plans (PIPs) to be a great tool when trying to identify and resolve employee behavior or ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, wellness, human resources

Risk Insights: Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / March 10, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Revises National Emphasis Program for Silica

By Barrow Group Staff / March 09, 2020
On Feb. 5, OSHA announced a number of changes to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on silica. The program focuses on enforcement of silica standards with an emphasis on specific industries that are expected to have the most respirable crystalline silica exposure for workers....
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

OSHA Cornerstones: OSHA Issues Interim on Novel Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / March 06, 2020
The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers. To help employers deal with the outbreak of Coronavirus, OSHA has developed a new resource page found here. ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness, OSHA

News Brief: U.S. Health Officials Warn COVID-19 Will Inevitably Spread Across the Country

By Barrow Group Staff / March 02, 2020
According to public health experts, a COVID-19 pandemic is inevitable. For a disease to be considered a pandemic, it has to spread easily from person to person in many parts of the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the only criteria that ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, health care, wellness

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