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Unique Qualities of Strong Remote Workers and Best Practices for Attracting and Recruiting them

By Barrow Group Staff / July 26, 2021
Attracting Top Remote Talent By 2025, almost 23% of the U.S. workforce is expected to work fully remote, according to Upwork. That’s nearly double the percentage of people who were working remotely full time prior to the pandemic. As more organizations embrace long-term remote ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, human resources, Remote Workers

new study of 150 employers provides insight into workplace trends and challenges facing organizations

By Barrow Group Staff / July 07, 2021
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Topics: staffing, PEO, human resources, employee benefits, Employer Trends

EEOC Violations:  Four Discrimination case Studies from which to learn

By Barrow Group Staff / June 22, 2021
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Topics: staffing, PEO, Discrimination-Lawsuits, Sexual-Harassment, EEOC-Regulations, Disability-Discrimination, Age-Discrimination

four tips to help control health care costs in 2021

By Barrow Group Staff / June 16, 2021
Health care costs have been rising steadily for years, and that’s not expected to change any time soon. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are looking to shore up costs wherever they can. That means even standard, year-over-year health care cost increases may be too ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, health-care-costs, health-care-spending, health-literacy

the importance of communicating with employees during workers' compensation claims

By Barrow Group Staff / June 01, 2021
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Topics: staffing, PEO, workers compensation, Work Injuries, Injured worker, Employee Communication

best practices for developing a return to work program

By Barrow Group Staff / May 24, 2021
Workplace injuries cost businesses an estimated $55 billion annually.  That's why developing a return-to-work program is so important.  Watch the video for tips on developing a return-to-work program that works for your organization....
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Topics: staffing, PEO, workers compensation, Return-To-Work-Program, RTW-Program

Those Who Misrepresent Their Organization to Save on Workers' Compensation Expenses Commit Employer Fraud

By Barrow Group Staff / May 11, 2021
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Topics: staffing, PEO, workers compensation, employer fraud, misclassifying employees, Falsifying payroll

osha's website provides a range of workplace injury statistics

By Barrow Group Staff / April 19, 2021
The stories are nearly as gruesome as what you'd see in a horror flick, but sadly, these stories are true.  By visiting OSHA's (Occupational Safety & Health Administration's) website, you can see a list of every reported workplace injury and ruling against companies that has ...
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Topics: staffing, workers compensation, OSHA, OSHA-Fatalities, OSHA-CITATIONS

dol violations:  wage and hour Case studies

By Barrow Group Staff / April 15, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The WHD also enforces the family and Medical Leave Act and a number of other ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, workers compensation, FMLA, FLSA, WageAndHourDivision, DOL, DOLViolations

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

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