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Behavior, Environment Can Be Signals of Potential Workplace Violence

September 17, 2012
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The challenge for employers and their workers, of course, is determining how best to weight identification of warning signs against the limitless variations of context and severity that are inherent to real-life applications.
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Don't Forget These Five Security Issues in Your BYOD Policy

August 14, 2012
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Any successful bring-your-own-device program results from a synergy among the C-suite, legal, IT, HR, and risk management. Involve all of these departments to make sure that your BYOD program is successful, and addresses all necessary security issues.
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Workers' Comp Prices Increasing as Market Hardens

August 2, 2012
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Employers are exiting workers' comp guaranteed-cost policies that have fixed costs and taking on greater risk by purchasing loss-sensitive plans with lower premiums but higher deductibles, market experts say.
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N.Y. Universities to Test Self-Funding of Student Health Insurance

August 1, 2012
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Allowing schools to self-insure their student plans, officials said, should reduce the expenses incurred by students while allowing schools to maintain adequate coverage.
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Entrepreneurship Is Risky Business

July 31, 2012
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Workers' Compensation Rates for Employers Likely to Increase

July 5, 2012
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In general, the 'cream of the crop' among guarantee-cost accounts are experiencing price increases ranging from about 5 percent to 7 percent, with some 10 percent increases, particularly in the Midwest.
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Fewer Employers Match Defined Contribution Plan Deposits: SHRM Analysis

June 27, 2012
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Of 550 employers surveyed in SHRM's study of employee benefits programs, slightly more than two-thirds indicated that they currently match their employees’ contributions, down from 75 percent five years ago.
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Employee Benefits Broker Hylant Group Acquires Employee Benefits Agency AGIS

June 14, 2012
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As a result of the acquisition, AGIS clients will now have access to the full range of resources available to them through Hylant's employee benefits practice.
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