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CDC Provides Guidance on Consent Elements and Disclosures for Workplace COVID-19 Testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidance on the elements of consent and disclosures necessary to support employee decision-making when employers incorporate workplace COVID-19 testing.

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5 HR Trends To Monitor in 2021

HR departments are given more and more responsibility each year, oftentimes with budgets that don’t match. This means HR teams must constantly seek ways to innovate and stay…

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Great Barrington’s Wheeler & Taylor Gives Big to Food Bank of Western Mass.

Wheeler & Taylor Insurance of Great Barrington and Canary Blomstrom Insurance Agency of Agawam are providing major support to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Two rounds of…

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HR Brief Newsletter – December 2020

This month’s HR Brief discusses financial well-being and how to help employees, and considerations for hosting a virtual workplace holiday party.  

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CDC Approves Recommendation For Vaccine Distribution

The CDC has approved a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. This News Brief explains further.  

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Time Tracking in the Time of COVID-19

Keeping track of employee productivity has always been important, but it’s even more significant in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This article outlines an employer’s general time…

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Employer Guidance for Common Return-to-Work Concerns

This article serves as a general guide regarding safety and workplace precautions as employers prepare and implement return-to-work plans, and prepare to address common concerns as employees return to…

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DOL Releases More Q&As on Workplace Laws and Coronavirus

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published additional Q&As addressing the application of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act…

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