the impact of sleep on mental health

By Barrow Group Staff / August 11, 2022
Not only is your physical health affected when you don’t get enough sleep, but it also takes a toll on your mental health. In fact, mental health and sleep are so closely related that a lack of sleep can often lead to issues such as anxiety or depression....
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protecting temporary workers: host employer and staffing company responsibilities

By Barrow Group Staff / August 09, 2022
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Topics: Protecting Temporary Workers, Host Employers Vs Staffing Companies

DOL's overtime rule may exempt executives from flsa's requirements

By Barrow Group Staff / August 05, 2022
In its recent spring regulatory agenda, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its plans to issue a proposed overtime rule in October 2022. According to the agency’s regulatory agenda, this proposed rule is expected to address how to implement the exemption of executive, ...
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Topics: proposed overtime rule change

osha enhances safety to protect trenching and excavation workers

By Barrow Group Staff / August 03, 2022
Twenty-two workers have already been killed due to deadly trenching and excavation hazards in 2022—representing a 68% increase from the entirety of 2021. In response, OSHA launched enhanced enforcement initiatives to protect workers from known industry hazards. Doug Parker, the ...
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Topics: Trenching Safety

six factors driving commercial auto losses

By Barrow Group Staff / August 01, 2022
The same things causing personal auto losses to rise are the same things causing commercial auto losses to rise.  That means higher insurance rates for us all!!  Here are six trends that have contributed to the rise of auto losses:...
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July 31st is national mutt's day

By Barrow Group Staff / July 29, 2022
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Topics: Pet Adoption, Natiional Mutt's Day

top hr challenges for 2022

By Barrow Group Staff / July 27, 2022
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Topics: HR Challenges

the importance of insuring your production

By Barrow Group Staff / July 25, 2022
As a producer in the entertainment industry, #ProductionInsurance may be one of the last things on your mind. But it should be one of the first things you do. Production insurance protects your investment on everything and everyone involved in the making of the film. Issues such ...
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Topics: Production-Insurance, Film-Insurance, Film & TV

beginning open enrollment early presents massive opportunity

By Barrow Group Staff / July 21, 2022
The job market is still dealing with the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers are taking stock of their circumstances and considering which employment perks matter the most. Specifically, employees are increasingly more concerned about their physical and mental health, ...
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Topics: employee benefits, open enrollment, Employee Retention

surprise!  osha's here

By Barrow Group Staff / July 20, 2022
While OSHA does not visit worksites often, they usually show up unannounced.  Knowing what OSHA will focus on during an inspection will assure you are in compliance with their requirements and that you are following recommended practices for keeping your temporary employees safe ...
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Topics: OSHA-AUDIT, Worksite Evaluation Document

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