How the Ukraine Crisis is Affecting the U.S. Workforce
Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various workplace dynamics (e.g., workload, connections with co-workers and available resources).
Telemedicine, which the American Telemedicine Association defines as “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status,” promises to transform the landscape of health care. Due to the growing population of the elderly, the increasing demand for health care services and the rapid advances in telecommunications technology, a roaring market demand for telemedicine has been created along with the means of satisfying it.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced in February that it would be ramping up audits on employers.
Research by One Medical, a primary care organization, and Workplace Intelligence, an HR and advisory firm, revealed that 65% of workers would give up a wide range of perks, including paid vacation, flexible hours and bonuses for better health benefits.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2021 for the health care and social assistance industry.
Your employee is on a job site, working on a ladder. Even over the noise, the sound of the cracking is so loud that his coworkers stop suddenly and watch the slow-motion fall as the worker descends to the ground. It is a gruesome injury, a greenstick fracture. Bones protruding from the flesh. EMS responds. There is a biohazard clean up on site due to the amount of blood lost.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) provides insurance companies and private employers with guidelines on how to administer retirement and health plans to employees.
Life insurance is usually purchased to protect a family’s finances when the breadwinner dies. But business owners may also wish to purchase life insurance to protect partners, the business and employees.
The National Safety Council recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This event is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists like you to minimize potential distractions behind the wheel.