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The Trouble with Workplace Bullying

Four times more common than sexual harassment or racial discrimination in the workplace, bullying should be taken seriously. While it’s non-physical, bullying can cause serious emotional harm.

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Proper Risk Assessment for Disruptive Technologies

The world continues to make a digital shift and companies continue to integrate "disruptive technologies" for greater success and a competitive advantage. Wearables, artificial intelligence and..

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Employee Health: The Negative Effects of Loneliness

Many employee surveys focus on employee satisfaction, as it is assumed that satisfied, happy employees will be more productive and have higher retention rates. However, a growing amount of..

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving Beyond Not Texting and Driving: 5 Tips for Road Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and..

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The State of Employee Engagement

Dear managers,

Here’s an alarming statistic: Only 33% of U.S. employees are engaged at work, according to Gallup’s most recent study (from January of this year). Gallup has been studying the..

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Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Understanding and Insuring Your Risk Exposure

Every business has employment practices exposures. Some exposures cover risks insurable with employment practices liability insurance. Other risks, such as making poor hiring decisions and losing..

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Family Safety: Create a Fire Safety Plan

Every year thousands of people die or are injured in house fires. Don’t let your family become a statistic—many of these injuries are avoidable if you have a fire escape plan in place to protect..

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Proper Risk Assessment for Connected Devices: Get Your Risk Exposure Scorecard

Smart manufacturing has taken great leaps in recent years. Analytics and connected technology have helped manufacturers to improve product quality and cut maintenance costs. In fact, Juniper..

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DOL Audit Warnings

DOL Audits   

The Department of Labor (DOL)’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has the authority to conduct audits on benefit plans that are governed by the Employee Retirement..

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6 Factors that Designate Employee or Independent Contractor Status

On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an administrative interpretation to clarify how to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.

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