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Gender Pay Equity in a Competitive Post-Pandemic Labor Market

It’s almost the second quarter of 2022. Many employers, large and small, are currently facing a tight labor market, unprecedented turnover, and workforce disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help combat these challenges, employers may find that focusing on better pay equity practices will not only ensure...
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Workplace During War: How to Help your Employees Navigate the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

After decades of territorial disputes and military conflict between Russia and its neighboring countries, Russia decided to launch a large-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. News articles describing militant attacks on the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and disturbing images of the country’s war-torn people...
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Masks are gone - but what about other COVID-19 safety requirements?

On March 12, 2022, Washington, Oregon, and California joined other states across the country by lifting mandates that required the use of masks in most indoor and some outdoor settings. Two weeks prior, the governors of these states cited declining COVID-19 cases and announced a unilateral move to ending mask...
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Two Years Later: Approaching Employee Wellness with Equity

According to the CDC, when COVID-19 entered our lives in 2020, employee wellness was already a strong corporate focus, with almost half of all US worksites offering some form of a workplace wellness program. From smoking cessation to weight loss, employers targeted health and wellness to increase productivity and...

How to Respond to Employees Who Are Afraid to Return to Work

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers allowed their workforce to perform their jobs remotely to mitigate the risk of exposure. Now that COVID-19 cases have decreased, some employers have begun to resume in-person operations and called employees back to the office. Some employees may not be ready...
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Your Questions About COVID-19, Workers' Compensation, OSHA Logs, Vaccines, & More

For the first time in history, employers have had to navigate workers’ compensation insurance during a global pandemic. It seems that just as quickly as new information comes out to address one situation, a new concern emerges, often leaving businesses scrambling for answers. In this post, you will find answers to...
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