Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer’s duty and obligation to protect their employees

During this pandemic, protecting the health of employees is an employer’s sole responsibility. Employees that are still working and fulfilling their responsibilities, from key workers like frontline healthcare professionals and emergency responders, to those working in supermarkets, grocers, pharmacies, factories, transportation, construction, sanitation, and other essential workplaces, must be protected from contracting the virus. In …

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Key drivers of health insurance premiums and considerations for employers

Around the globe, individuals, families, and organizations are feeling the pinch as the cost of health insurance continues to rise. Taking the US as an example, the 2019 Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey – an annual study of about 2,000 small and large organization employer-sponsored insurance – discovered that the average annual premium …

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