How to Address Employee Concerns

When employees share concerns with leaders, it's paramount to respond with care and empathy. Leaders can think of it as an opportunity to build trust. For most employees, sharing...

Supreme Court Halts OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

As you've likely heard, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling granting a temporary stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccine or weekly testing Emergency Temporary Standard...

Get the Latest HR Advice on COVID-19 and Your Workplace

Between vaccine and mask mandates, mask mandate bans, variants, and changing guidance from the CDC and OSHA, there’s a lot to keep up with regarding COVID-19 and the workplace. Recently,...

Leverage Your Company Values To Attract And Retain Talent

As we continue to resume work in a very different way than pre-pandemic times, companies across all industries are experiencing what has been coined as the great resignation. During...

1,200 Small Businesses Told Us Their Biggest Stressors

It comes as no surprise that small businesses are feeling a lot of stress right now. Our recent survey of over 1,200 small and midsize businesses—conducted from August 27th to September...

Leveraging Your Employee Assistance Program During the Pandemic

In March of 2020, when the pandemic took its hold across the United States, we all anticipated a challenging year ahead. Not many of us, however, could foresee the...

Post-Pandemic Fraud Defense

As the COVID-19 pandemic took full form in 2020, fraud industry experts predicted a steep increase in fraudulent claims behavior driven by economic fears and pressures. Different from previous...

Providing Immediate Care After a Workplace Injury Occurs

Even with a robust safety program in place, accidents on the job do happen. How you respond to an accident can be critical. Recently, ICW Group's Senior Vice President...

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Set to Expire

Workers in California will see their COVID-19 sick leave expire on September 30, 2021. The leave entitles employees up to 80 hours of COVID-19 related sick leave if they...

Accident Investigation Series (Part 2): Interviewing Witnesses

Employers and supervisors wear quite a few hats, including investigating a workplace accident and interviewing witnesses. We talked about What “Caused” This Mishap? in Part 1 of the Accident...