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May 20, 2022

Survey Shows DE&I has taken a Backseat During the Pandemic  

Company DE&I priorities took a backseat for many organizations through the pandemic Only 16% of companies that prioritized DE&I before the pandemic report that it remains […]
May 18, 2022

A Safer Workplace is Within Your Reach

We all want what’s best for our businesses and employees. That’s why most employers understand the importance of focusing on safety. Sure, safety training and resources […]
May 3, 2022

2023 HSA Contribution Limits Released by IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the annual inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) for calendar year 2023 in Revenue Procedure 2022-24. The new limits […]
April 28, 2022

The Qualities of Great Managers and How to Develop Them

Great bosses don’t happen by accident. They need the right kind of training and insights to develop. Bad management practices are contagious, but good ones can […]
April 26, 2022

3 Reasons P&C and Benefits Agents Must Work Together

Welcome to the first in our series Hot Takes with Frank. In this series, industry expert Frank Pennachio is going to lay it all out. Frank […]
April 25, 2022

Managing Risk and Employee Health & Safety Go Hand in Hand

As a broker, you’re always trying to find ways to reduce losses for your clients and in turn keeping rates low. One of the most common […]
April 21, 2022

New Survey: Adaptability Key to Swift Pandemic Rebound

Dramatically shifting labor market indicates that employers need to reconnect with employees Companies where HR has a strong voice were able to use the pandemic to […]
April 21, 2022

Denying Vacation Requests and More April Q&A

We answer your questions about denying vacation, requests for sensitive information, and much more! Q: Is it acceptable for us to be denying vacation requests? In […]
April 19, 2022

Employee Health and Safety Affects All Employers 

Everyone seems to focus on manufacturing and construction when it comes to employee safety. But employee safety affects all employers, even those in offices or other […]
April 14, 2022

Workplace Investigations: A Framework for Success

Workplace investigations are a common necessity for many reasons—from harassment to conduct-related issues. Knowing how to conduct a thorough fact-finding exercise is key for reducing the […]
April 12, 2022

Pets in the Workplace

People love animals. Pet ownership in the US is at historic highs. Workers viewed pets in the workplace as a big perk before the pandemic, and […]
April 8, 2022

In a Strong Safety Culture, Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Safety cultures aren’t something you can create by just writing a check. They take dedication, time, and commitment. In fact, a successful safety culture also depends […]
September 26, 2017

Federal Employment Law Update-September 2017

Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors On September 15, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor released the 2018 minimum wage rate for federal contractors as required by […]
September 26, 2017

Ask the Experts: Salary Nondisclosure Agreements

Question: We’d like to have employees sign a documented policy saying that they will not discuss their pay with current or past employees or with others […]
October 10, 2017

Ohio Employment Law Update-September 2017

October 10th, 2017 Minimum Wage Increase The Ohio Department of Commerce has announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase from $8.15 to $8.30 per hour […]
October 10, 2017

New Jersey Employment Law Update-September 2017

October 10th, 2017 Minimum Wage Increase The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDLWD) has announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase from […]