Employee Health and Safety

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UKG Workforce Institute

Human Trafficking Is a Serious Problem. Here’s What HR Can Do About It. 

Laurie Ruettimann, in her insightful piece, underscores the significant role HR departments have in battling human trafficking, against the backdrop of Women's History Month.
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The Top ACA Requirements for Employers in 2024

What your smaller HR team needs to know about ACA requirements for employers to manage it accurately and minimize noncompliance risk.  
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Using the PAPA Model to Manage Risk

Advisory board member Sharlyn Lauby discussing risk management, and uses a model called PAPA to help develop and manage a plan to mitigate potential risk. Risks are varied in terms of probability and how fast they evolve, and the PAPA model can help organizations prioritize the different types of risk it faces and put strategies in place to address them.
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The Festive Shift: Rethinking Alcohol’s Role in Corporate Holiday Parties

Corporate offices and HR teams worldwide buzz with anticipation for these events. Celebrating the year's achievements can be fun, but it comes with quirks, especially regarding alcohol. 
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Workforce Management

Using Technology to Support Work-Life Balance for Nurses

What are the risks to patients, clinical staff, healthcare organizations/systems, and the industry as a whole if we fail to innovate critical systems? This blog shares eight design thinking principles all healthcare organizations should follow when developing clinical workload intensity systems.
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Life-Work Trends

Why Are Women More Stressed Out Than Men?

Recent studies show women are struggling disproportionately to men when it comes to many aspects of their work experiences and overall mental health. While the “life” portion of the “work-life journey” is largely out of employers’ control, there are five significant steps employers can take to help ease pressures on women with the aim of providing more equity and support for everyone.
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Life-Work Trends

Op-Ed: The Role of Tribal Instincts in the Misinformation Age

Employers have a significant role to play in creating a culture that is inclusive of all people to combat misinformation and improve society.
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The 5 Elements of a Healthy Workplace

What the Surgeon General’s new warning on toxic workplaces means for employees and employers.
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Life-Work Trends

Is Your Workplace Worsening Your People’s Mental Health?

The impact of poor mental health on business is substantial. Learn the caution signs and how your organization can make a difference.
Employee Experience

A Holistic Approach to Keeping Your People Safe

Getting staff back to work is the most important thing businesses can do at the moment and this requires confidence that practical steps are being taken to keep them safe by limiting their exposure to infection.