Upcoming Operation Safe Driver Week Will Focus on Speeding

Upcoming Operation Safe Driver Week Will Focus on Speeding

Operation Safe Driver Week—an annual campaign conducted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)—will take place July 11-17. Operation Safe Driver Week is an annual, seven-day initiative created by the CVSA to help detect and prevent unsafe behaviors on the road among commercial drivers. During this weeklong campaign, law enforcement agencies throughout North America participate …

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HSA / HDHP Limits Increase for 2022

HSA/HDHP Limits Increase for 2022

On May 10, 2021, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2021-25 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2022. The IRS is required to publish these limits by June 1 of each year. Eligible individuals with self-only HDHP coverage will be able to contribute $3,650 to …

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Reducing Supply Chain Cyber Exposure

Reducing Supply Chain Cyber Exposure

Cyberattacks on global supply chains can cause irreparable harm to an organization’s operational, financial and reputational wellness. These incidents can occur even if your organization is practicing proper cybersecurity methods. Instead of attacking your organization directly, these cybercriminals take advantage of vulnerable suppliers or vendors in your organization’s supply chain to wreak havoc on key …

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Selecting Safe Sunglasses on the Job

Selecting Safe Sunglasses

It is important to protect your eyes from sun damage when working outdoors in the hot summer sun. After all, any amount of time in the sun can expose you to a variety of eye complications, such as cataracts and cancer. What’s more, sunlight reflecting off of sand or water can further elevate your exposures …

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Do You Need an Umbrella Insurance Policy? – Infographic

Do You Need an Umbrella Insurance Policy? – Infographic

Umbrella insurance provides an extra layer of protection if you’re held responsible for injuring someone or damaging their property. An umbrella policy can offer coverage if you incur claim expenses that exceed the limits for your homeowners, auto or other personal liability insurance policies. This infographic explores common reasons people need umbrella policies. © 2021 …

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Protecting Construction Workers in Summer Conditions

Protecting Construction Workers in Summer Conditions

As summertime approaches, it’s important to ensure your employees will be properly protected at the construction site. After all, summer is often the hottest season of the year, typically accompanied by surging temperatures and increased humidity levels. Such weather conditions can greatly increase the risk of your employees experiencing numerous complications on the job—especially heat-related …

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Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

While decisions regarding vaccine distribution vary by state and local governments, eligibility will soon expand to most adults in the United States. This means it’s time for employers to prepare to put plans into action. For some organizations, these plans may include a workplace vaccination program. This HR Insights article provides an overview of guidance …

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IRS Issues Guidance on American Rescue Plan’s COBRA Subsidy

IRS Issues Guidance on American Rescue Plan’s COBRA Subsidy

On May 18, 2021, the IRS issued Notice 2021-31, a guidance document on the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) subsidy for continuation health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA). The Notice discusses the background of the subsidy and includes 86 questions and answers (Q&As) about its application. The COBRA Subsidy …

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Protecting HR Teams From Burnout

Protecting HR Teams From Burnout

Burnout is a commonly discussed issue these days—particularly while many workforces are still working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Being isolated, stressed and overworked puts employees in a difficult position and can lead to increased burnout. Oftentimes, it’s HR’s responsibility to help employees cope with burnout and its contributing factors. However, in many cases, …

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