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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

film & tv part of coalition to address insurance issues stemming from covid-19

By Barrow Group Staff / December 10, 2020
The Business Continuity Coalition (BCC) represents more than two dozen industries, including several powerhouse organizations centered in film and television.   The House of Representatives’ Committee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance held a hearing on Nov. 19th ...
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Topics: COVID-19, Film-and-Television, Business Continuity Coalition, Insurance-crisis

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