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Why is it so hard to find workers right now?  What Is the remedy!

By Barrow Group Staff / December 14, 2021
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Topics: COVID-19, labor shortage, staffing shortage, Employee Perks

mask guidelines unchanged even as delta variant spreads

By Barrow Group Staff / July 13, 2021
On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it would not update mask guidelines even as the delta variant of COVID-19 spreads across the country....
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Topics: COVID-19, Covid-19-Vaccine, Mask Mandate, Delta Variant

health care claims may surge in 2021

By Barrow Group Staff / May 26, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a drastic toll on individuals’ health routines. Many people have postponed preventive care during the pandemic, waiting for a safer time to visit a doctor. That time may be coming soon, so employers should be ready for health claims to surge in ...
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Topics: employee benefits, COVID-19, Major-Medical-Insurance, Preventive-Care, Healthcare-Claims

the american rescue plan:  good news for entertainment-industry workers

By Barrow Group Staff / April 22, 2021
Finally, some good news!  On Thursday, March 11, 2021 President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. This long-awaited, comprehensive COVID-19 relief legislation is a victory for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) members....
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Topics: COVID-19, unemployment-benefits, IATSE, Film-and-Television, American-Rescue-Plan, Entertainment-Industry

What H.R. Learned from the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Barrow Group Staff / April 13, 2021
One thing we've learned from the Covid-19 pandemic is that Human Resources' teams must act swiftly to ensure safeguards are in place to protect employees.  Watch this one minute video to learn more.          ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, human resources, COVID-19, Health-Crisis

cdc recommendation for at-home covid-19 testing

By Barrow Group Staff / February 25, 2021
You and your health care provider might consider an at-home collection kit or test if you have COVID-19 symptoms and can’t get tested by a health care provider....
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Topics: COVID-19, At-Home-Collection-Kit, nasal-specimen, Covid-19-Saliva-Test

ten steps to protect cleaning staff during covid-19

By Barrow Group Staff / February 01, 2021
Your safety is important. For cleaning staff at your facility, following these simple steps can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus:...
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Topics: OSHA, COVID-19, CLEANING-SAFELY, PROTECT-CLEANING-STAFF

skills needed for the post pandemic workplace

By Barrow Group Staff / January 13, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly changed workplaces, workers’ skills have changed as well. Job skills were evolving before the pandemic, but it has prompted more change in a much quicker manner....
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Topics: COVID-19, Employee-Skills, Job-Skills, Remote-Work, Digital-Skills, Emotional-Intelligence

comparing the two major covid-19 stimulus packages

By Barrow Group Staff / January 11, 2021
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Topics: StimulusBill, COVID-19, PaycheckProtectionProgram, Aid-for-Small-Businesses, Cares-Act, President-Trump

cyber risks and liabilities

By Barrow Group Staff / December 15, 2020
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Topics: COVID-19, RemoteWorker, Cybersecurity, cybercriminals, identity-theft, electronic-signing-service

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