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Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention

Author: Kyle Von Ruden

Category: Human Resources

Consider these s tatistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP):
  • There were 48,344 suicides in 2020.
  • An average of 132 people in the United States commit suicide per day.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34.
  • It’s the 4th leading cause of death for..
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Attraction and Retention Challenges Amid COVID-19

Author: HJI | BSG

Category: Human Resources, COVID-19

Attracting and retaining talent is often a top priority for HR departments. Given the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the job market, one might imagine this task is easier than ever. Unfortunately, that’s far from the truth.

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Health Costs Must be Included on Employee W-2s

Author: HJI | BSG

Category: Human Resources

If an employer filed more than 250 W-2 forms during the prior year, the aggregate cost of coverage must be included in box 12 of each employee's W-2. Specifically, the requirement to report is based on how many W-2 forms were filed under each EIN for the previous calendar year.

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A Tale of Two Workforces

Before the pandemic, whether you were an office worker, a healthcare delivery worker, a retail service worker or a manufacturing worker, in almost all instances you “went to work” every day to a company-owned facility. Going forward, we will increasingly see workers divided into two categories –..

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Resources: COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Workplace

There are many questions surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace. We've gathered resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for both employers and essential employees.

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COVID-19 Impact Bulletin: Vaccination Willingness and Hesitancies

Last month, the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations were approved for emergency use within the United States. As of January 15, 2021 the CDC estimates 31.2M vaccine doses have been distributed in the United States with 10.6M people receiving their first dose of the vaccine. As the..

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COVID-19 Impact Bulletin: Vaccinations – Who's Paying & Should Employers Mandate Them?

With the first COVID-19 vaccination receiving emergency-use authorization and beginning to ship across the United States, questions are arising as to who will pay for the vaccine and how much it will cost. Additionally, employers are wondering whether they can or should mandate the vaccine for..

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COVID-19 Impact Bulletin: Mental Health

In previous bulletins, we have referenced the mental health crisis unfolding alongside the Coronavirus pandemic. In the current bulletin, we provide some updated statistics and circle back to the importance of providing an employee assistance program or similar support system to help your teams..

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Dane County: Employer Notification of Employees with COVID-19

Due to public health offices being overwhelmed, Dane County employers may wish to advise employees of their obligation to notify their employer that they have tested positive for COVID-19. Click here to read more. 

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