We discuss what our clients and other employers are doing to manage risks, promote employee productivity and morale, reduce costs and improve their organizations as a whole.
Congress passed (and the President signed into law) two spending bills, one of which contained the provisions for the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”).
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The ADA has proved to be one of the more difficult and time-consuming laws for employers. Know the basics to maintain compliance.
Microsoft IDs notable phishing scams, DOJ charges Russian hackers, new intimidation tactics target ransomware victims and other cyber risks.
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While driving can be dangerous, there are many things employers can and should do to eliminate unnecessary injuries by reducing the factors within their control. In addition to having a comprehensive fleet safety program, employers can consider the following risk-management measures. Any efforts that reduce the risk of an accident are efforts worthy of your time. It is in everyone’s best interests for you to continuously evaluate ways to minimize these risks and protect people from unnecessary injury.
Introducing our 2020 MarketPulse trend report, where we discuss what our clients and other employers are doing to manage risks, promote employee productivity and morale, reduce costs and improve their organizations as a whole. This year's trend study report focuses on strategies employers can use to respond to the constant changes and challenges they face today including exploring cost-saving options to combat increasing healthcare costs, offering financial wellness and benefits strategies to address employees' personal financial challenges and improve engagement and productivity, implementing strategies to effectively manage workplace injuries and reduce the overall cost of claims and responding to the risk of business disruption and ever-evolving cybersecurity threats. In addition to a discussion of each trend, you will find supporting materials at AssociatedBRC.com/MarketPulse.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed almost thirty years ago, was the first comprehensive federal law that addressed the needs of individuals with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination in employment, communications, public services and public accommodations. Modeled in large part after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I of the ADA generally prohibited discrimination against employees with disabilities but also imposed additional obligations for employers to provide reasonable accommodations for their employees with disabilities.
This article discusses four benefits mistakes that we see on a regular basis. They can be quite costly for employers, and sometimes it can be quite difficult and frustrating to identify when there is a problem. But with a little bit of guidance, you can spot a problem and make a game plan on how to respond.
More employers than ever are creating, maintaining and distributing personnel records electronically and getting rid of their paper documents and files. For some this is a daunting and difficult process, but for many others, having a paperless application and hiring process, online benefit enrollment system, and electronic time tracking system (and the list goes on and one), could not have come soon enough.
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