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Harden Your Cyber Defenses,  White House Warns Private Sector

By Barrow Group Staff / March 31, 2022
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....
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Topics: Cybersecurity, Harden Cyber Defenses

DOL Urges Healthcare Facilities to create Safety and Health Programs

By Barrow Group Staff / March 29, 2022
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 ...
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Topics: Healthcare-Staffing, Health Care Injury Rates

Society of Certified Insurance Counselors Honors Kevin Kilcoyne for Fifteen Years of Dedicated Leadership and Professional Development

By Barrow Group Staff / March 24, 2022
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 ...
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Topics: Kevin Kilcoyne, Society Of Certified Insurance Counselors, Certified Risk Manager, Certified Staffing Professional

DOL Focuses On Protecting the Rights of Truckers and Warehousing & Logistics Workers

By Barrow Group Staff / March 23, 2022
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 ...
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Topics: staffing industry, Department-of-labor, DOL, Logistics, Truck Drivers, Warehousing, Delivery Drivers

Understanding the Value of a "Learning" Workplace Culture

By Barrow Group Staff / March 21, 2022
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 ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, Learning And Development, Retaining Employees, Learning At Work, Learning Workplace Culture

OSHA Announces Enforcement Effort for High-hazard Health Care Facilities

By Barrow Group Staff / March 14, 2022
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....
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Topics: OSHA, OSHA-INSPECTION, #Hospital, Skilled Nursing Care

cyber insurance rates rise - Here are six tips for insurance buyers

By Barrow Group Staff / March 08, 2022
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Topics: staffing, PEO, Cyber-Insurance, Cyber Insurance Rates

Baby boomers vs. millennials:  the Employee Benefits they value!

By Barrow Group Staff / March 03, 2022
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 ...
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Topics: employee benefits, Benefits by Generation, Baby Boomers, Millennials

what is cast coverage and why do i need it?

By Barrow Group Staff / March 02, 2022
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....
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Topics: Production-Insurance, Film-Production-Insurance, Cast Coverage

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