In a March 21, 2022 statement, President Joe Biden cautioned businesses in the private sector to harden their cyber defenses, reiterating earlier warnings related to potential cyberattacks against U.S. organizations by Russia....
Harden Cyber Defenses
Increased Health Care Injury and Illness Rates Are Staggering A recent news release from the U.S. Department of Labor states that health care workers experienced a staggering 249% increase in injury and illness rates in 2020. This information is based on employer-reported data ...
Health Care Injury Rates
Congratulations to Kevin Kilcoyne of Barrow Group, LLC for being awarded a certificate of achievement in recognition of fifteen consecutive years of maintaining the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. The CIC designation requires an annual continuing education ...
Society Of Certified Insurance Counselors,
Certified Risk Manager,
Certified Staffing Professional
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced an initiative that will focus on safeguarding worker rights and protections in the warehousing and logistics industries. This announcement follows an earlier DOL announcement that it will add 100 additional investigators to ...
As many employers today are finding ways to combat attraction and retention challenges, learning and development (L&D) efforts are one way for organizations to find and keep employees. Workplace trends and protocols change fast, so today’s workforce wants to broaden their ...
Learning And Development,
Learning At Work,
Learning Workplace Culture
On March 7, 2022, OSHA announced an enforcement memorandum for a short-term increase in highly focused inspections directed at hospitals and skilled nursing care facilities that treat COVID-19 patients....
Skilled Nursing Care
A person’s age influences many of their characteristics over time—their hair color, their muscle mass and, crucially, their preferred benefits. If employers want to provide benefits that their employees will actually use, they must take their varying preferences into account. In ...
Benefits by Generation,
Cast coverage includes many things, including loss as a result of death, injury or sickness and unlawful detention (kidnapping). However, there are exclusions and reading the fine print is very important....