Monthly Archives: July 2024

Disaster Reduction: Key Insights for Risk Managers & Corporate Executives

Introduction The need for comprehensive disaster risk management has never been more evident. In recent years, major storms, earthquakes, wildfires, tornados, derechos, and other destructive large-scale events have been significant. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there has already been a record number of billion-dollar disasters in the first eight months of 2023. ...
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Keeping Things “Cool” in the Workplace this Summer – 5 Tips to Boost Employee Engagement

Here we are already – it’s peak summer and employers are in the throes of managing all the various challenges summer brings. Parents are juggling summer childcare issues, vacation requests are rolling in, and the weather may pose its own set of hazards (cue intense heat, summer storms, etc.). July is a great time to ...
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Key Points California Employers Need to Know About New Federal Pregnancy Accommodation Requirements

Employers face significant new pregnancy accommodation requirements thanks to recent federal regulations under the Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) that took effect last month. But did you know that California employers – most of which are already subject to fairly stringent requirements under the state’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) – also face additional obligations? Read ...
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