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Another Long-COVID View

Florida Workers' Comp

WCRI presented a Long COVID seminar on May 3, 2022. This provided an excellent overview of the challenges of the health effect of the recent pandemic and infections. The presentation in some specifics echoed the program presented recently by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). That is overviewed in Long COVID Seminar (April 2022). That post contains a link to view the ACOEM program. I recommend watching each of these.

Give your employees a reason to smile

Employee Benefits

For anybody who needed to see a dentist during the Covid-19 pandemic, but couldn’t, the trip to the dentist became a very welcome one, once restrictions had been lifted. Well, maybe more of a relief; because let’s admit it – nobody really enjoys a trip to see the dentist.

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Storytelling to change the world: Skip the PowerPoint?

Minding the Workplace

From the Harvard Business Review. Writer and communication coach Carmine Gallo, writing on “What the Best Presenters Do Differently” for the Harvard Business Review ( link here ), reminds us of the importance of storytelling in trying to reach an audience: Our minds are wired for story.

Five wellness initiatives to improve employee experience.

Employee Benefits

Did you know, that more and more businesses are implementing wellbeing initiatives in the workplace in the UK. But is your organisation one of them?

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

The Next Big Thing: How Employers Can Prepare

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

In early April, the International Foundation hosted the webcast Innovation and the Future of Remote/Hybrid Work. We were lucky enough to bring in Alex Willis, chief executive officer at Leadership.

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The Stress of Testimony

Florida Workers' Comp

At the outset, this is a blog about workers' compensation. Periodically, I get feedback from the mis- (or un-) informed asking "what does this (whatever it is) have to do with workers' compensation?" While it may be that I take things for granted, I have striven in recent years to be more direct with the reader in this regard. Unfortunately, the world of workers' compensation too often includes litigation.

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them: 10 Strategies for Success

BetterUp

Jump to section. Goals: what are they, and what aren’t they? Why should you set goals for yourself and your team? How to set realistic goals at work and in life. 10 tips to achieve your goals. Ready to set life goals and achieve them? Section 6. Well-being Mental Fitness Consumer SEO Codeless

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Third of FTSE 100 employers have widened gender pay gap since 2017

Employee Benefits

The median pay gap across FTSE 100 employers has decreased by just 1% since reporting legislation was introduced in 2017, with 30% of these businesses actually increasing their pay gap over that time, according to analysis of gender pay gap reporting by HR DataHub.

IRS Sets Health Savings Account Maximums for 2023

InterWest Insurance Services

The IRS has announced significantly higher health savings account contribution limits for 2023, with the amount increasing more than 5% for individual HSA plans.

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

Student Loan Repayment Options: The Key to Attracting and Retaining Employees

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Student loan debt rises in the U.S. each year, and the total reached $1.73 trillion most recently. With young adults joining the workforce having borrowed an average of $30,000 to.

The Best of NCCI's Symposium

Florida Workers' Comp

The 2022 Annual Issues Symposium presented by the National Council in Compensation Insurance was an enlightening experience. As per usual, there were a variety of statistics, measures, and data. Say what you want about this industry, but do not ever forget that it is data-driven and the volume of data seems to increase each year. However, perhaps the most valuable presentation was an interview by Bill Donnell, president and CEO of NCCI.

82 Inspiring Pride Month Quotes For The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Pride Month 2022 is right at the doorstep, and we can't keep calm about it. Given the years of oppression endured by the LGTBQA+ community, it is only fitting that the celebrations be grand and that everyone is made aware of the reality of their issues.

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Olaplex takes hair care digital with AI employee

Employee Benefits

Something for the weekend: Have you ever wanted a digital version of you to do your job instead? Are you a fan of the idea of shopping without having to talk to another human being?

Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers Against Heat Illness

InterWest Insurance Services

As we get closer to another scorching California summer, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers with outdoor workers to take precautions to protect them against the heat.

Indonesia’s Sari Roti Switches to Darwinbox’s Unified HRMS to Enhance Its Employee Experience

Darwinbox

In an effort to provide a unified, anytime-anywhere employee experience to its 5000+ distributed & diverse workforce, Sari Roti, Indonesia’s leading manufacturer of bread items, has partnered with us to digitize their HR function and bring this vision to fruition. Employee Experience

Immunity, Coworkers, Clarity

Florida Workers' Comp

The Kansas City Star reported a workplace fatality in a community close to Detroit, Michigan. Certainly, such an event is newsworthy in a general sense, but is perhaps of additional interest to those in the workers' compensation community. We strive for workplace safety, and at times struggle. Despite the ongoing threat of workplace death, safety has improved markedly in that regard. See Happy Memorial Day (April 2022).

Maine to Require Vacation Pay on Termination

American Payroll Association

All unused vacation time accrued pursuant to an employer's vacation policy in Maine after January 1, 2023, must be paid to the employee on termination. There are exceptions for employers with 10 or fewer employees and public employers

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

How are cost-of-living increases affecting employee health?

Employee Benefits

Need to know: Money worries can affect employees’ physical and mental health and wellbeing , with research finding that financial concerns are leading to anxiety, sleep problems and cancelled gym memberships.

5 Best Ways To Celebrate International HR Day In 2022

Vantage Circle

If the 2020 remote work experience taught the corporate world anything, it was the value of an HR team in keeping a company running smoothly.

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California Updates COVID-19 Cal/OSHA ETS

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On April 21, 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board approved the Third Readoption of the state’s COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).

8 essential tips for leading a growing team

Insperity

Every time your team grows, you’re changing its culture. For this reason and many others, growth is not only exciting – but also challenging.

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

IRS Requests Feedback to Improve Website

American Payroll Association

The IRS is requesting feedback to improve the organization of its website

5 Benefits for Employers to Retain and Attract Top Talent

Best Money Moves

5 benefits for employers to retain and attract top talent. High turnover creates an expensive problem for employers and stressful environment for employees. Retain and attract top talent with these 5 standout benefits.

Productivity Playlist for the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Today's workplaces are full of distractions. From pinging computers to casual conversations, disruptions are an everyday part of our offices, making concentration difficult. This leads to a decrease in productivity.

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Unique Employee Benefits Ideas | PeopleKeep

PeopleKeep

Providing your employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package is essential for attracting and retaining workers. With a tight labor market, organizations have to go the extra mile to hire the top talent they seek.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.