The job market is still dealing with the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers are taking stock of their circumstances and considering which employment perks matter the most. Specifically, employees are increasingly more concerned about their physical and mental health, financial security and work-life balance than before the pandemic. Many employers have responded by enhancing benefits offerings to support employees.
The U.S. inflation rate has increased by 9.1% year over year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS also reported that this is the highest the inflation rate has been since 1981. This has led to significant price increases across many consumer goods, and employers are responding in various ways.
While you already have enough to worry about when your child leaves for college, you don't want the specter of them dealing with the theft or damage of their possessions while there.
The construction industry has the highest percentage of electrical fatalities out of all industries.
While electricity is a crucial component in a construction project's success, it poses a risk of harmful shock, horrific burns or fatal electrocution. These accidents can occur when workers come into contact with power lines, wiring, transformers or other electrical machinery.
Even if you have company cars or a fleet of vans, occasions may arise that require an employee to run an errand in their personal vehicle or one of your employees needs to rent a car while on a business trip visiting a client.
Umbrella policies provide extra protection beyond standard coverage, and they are available in increments of a million dollars.
While most organizations ramp up their benefits communications about a month before open enrollment starts, the efforts often drop off at the start of the year.
Over the past five years, 150 million vehicles have been recalled by manufacturers in the U.S.
It's great that regulators and auto makers are constantly looking for issues that can cause danger to drivers and passengers, and recalls have likely saved thousands of lives. The problem is that not all drivers are taking the recalls seriously.
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