wage and hour case studies:  Today's DOL Violation Trends

By Barrow Group Staff / October 25, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is tasked with enforcing employment laws that affect more than 148 million workers. The WHD enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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Topics: DOL Violations, Wage And Hour Violations, Fair Labor Standards Act, Worker Protections, Home Health Care Violations, U.S. Department of Labor, Child Labor Violations, Overtime Violations

five strategies for tackling rising health care costs in 2023

By Barrow Group Staff / October 21, 2022
Most employers are concerned about their health care costs rising in 2023. According to Willis Towers Watson’s (WTW) 2022 Emerging Trends in Health Care Survey, 94% of employers reported managing health care benefits costs will be their top priority over the next two years. ...
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Topics: Employer Cost Concerns, managing benefits costs, Rising Health Care Costs, Benefits Costs

The Great Re-consideration:  Looking ahead to the Next Stage of the Labor Market

By Barrow Group Staff / October 19, 2022
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Topics: Hybrid-Work-Schedule, The Great ReShuffle, The Great Resignation, Job Openings, Long Covid, The Great Reconsideration, Labor Market Trends, Unemployment Rate, Job Hopping, Worker Trends

Barrow Group celebrates 25 years!

By Barrow Group Staff / October 17, 2022
This year Barrow Group celebrates 25 years since becoming a corporation. Barrow Group is a niche insurance broker offering comprehensive, tailored insurance solutions to the temporary staffing, PEO, and film & television industries. Barrow Group business operations are ...
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Topics: Barrow Group

Understanding FMLA leave for Mental Health Conditions

By Barrow Group Staff / October 13, 2022
Mental health is a growing concern in the workplace. Over the past few years, many employees have experienced mental health issues, such as burnout, depression, anxiety and substance misuse. Employers have responded by expanding mental health benefits, including adding mental ...
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NLRB Proposes Rule On Standards for Determining Joint Employer Status

By Barrow Group Staff / October 10, 2022
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, NLRA, Joint Employer Status, NLRB

Cyber liability:  The Importance of Two-Factor Authentication

By Barrow Group Staff / October 06, 2022
As cyber attacks become more and more common, protecting your data is increasingly difficult. In fact, a study from Juniper Research found that by 2023, cyber criminals are expected to steal an estimated 33 billion records....
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Topics: cyber security, CyberAttacks, cyber liability, cyber risk management, Two Factor Authentication

complying with the fmla checklist

By Barrow Group Staff / October 04, 2022
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