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It’s time to reconsider the sick day so that employees can take much needed mental health breaks.
With racial injustice at the forefront of the American conversation, Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined a group of insurance regulators to discuss how the industry can become more diverse and inclusive.
These resource centers can help employers navigate the public safety, legal and ethical aspects of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and minimize related risks.
New safety considerations will result in more Millennials and fewer Boomers traveling for business.
The pandemic has left yet another unforeseen consequence in its wake: What will happen to women in workers’ comp who had to step back from their work to provide for their families?
Employers who use best practices in investigating FMLA violations tend to do better in court.
Employers can train workers on techniques to overcome internalized bias and create opportunities to enhance cultural awareness.
The use of biometric data is both an opportunity and a security risk that many employers are beginning to invest in.
Working remotely is not an option for many businesses, so employers need to carefully devise a plan and protocols to contend with the serious risks associated with coronavirus.
In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the monumental attention surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, insurance executives, past and present, address the issue of racial bias.
Employers should consider updating their leave policies to assist remote workers doubling up on caregiving responsibilities.
Clear communication about new workplace policies can help businesses protect workers’ health while respecting their right to privacy.
The pandemic blossomed due to global interconnectedness. With business travel limited for the foreseeable future, the industry is changing faster — and sooner — than anticipated.
Organizations should not assume that any of the insurance policies they have in their portfolio will respond to a biometric privacy claim.
Our work lives may never be the same post COVID-19. As disturbing and, in too many cases, acutely painful as this pandemic has been, perhaps there is room for hope in that idea.
Employee monitoring software can keep your workforce accountable and productive, but it can also reduce morale and promote distrust. Consider the risks.
Older workers may be more vulnerable, but their experience is indispensable, which is why it’s important to protect them with ergonomics.
Due to physical inactivity in quarantine, workers may not be used to the level of physical activity they previously engaged in while on the job.
How employers can keep employees safe and engaged while planning for life after the pandemic.
Health care facilities and companies that manage big data are partnering to better protect patients and patient data.
Staying connected to co-workers and injured workers is paramount for claims adjusters. They can remain connected, working from home, but may need support from their organizations to do so effectively.