Matt Frost, CEO, SHILLING, a subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher, writes, “While the concept of employee engagement has been around for over two decades, its importance as a competitive driver for employers has sharply increased in recent years.” Read more about the key elements to consider when developing a strategic employee communication approach.
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Cleaning a jammed conveyor, reaching for a wrench or retrieving a dropped glove are common tasks. Yet, each of these acts can lead to a serious injury. Many injuries occur during equipment maintenance. Sometimes workers try to reach past the guards while trying to service equipment or get caught in power transmissions such as belts, pulleys, running rolls, chains or sprockets. Other injuries occur when equipment is unguarded or when machinery starts unexpectedly.
Richard Polak, Executive Vice President, Multinational Benefits & Human Resources Consulting, writes, “When competing to be an employer of choice, multinational companies face unique circumstances. Global HR leaders must consider a variety of issues…” Read more about this topic.
The U.S. consumer spending bounced back – boosting the U.S. economy. Will the consumer stay strong and drive GDP growth back?
Please join Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) in partnership with Agility Recovery, a national provider of disaster recovery and preparedness resources, as we dive into the best steps any organization can take to prepare for hurricane season.
ISO 31000 (published in the United States as ISO/ANSI/ASSE 31000) is the only international standard for the practice of risk management. It was issued in December of 2009, by an international working group that included technical advisors from 26 countries. ISO 31000 was intended to be a guide for practitioners, decision makers, policy makers and those interested in risk management. It provides a framework for organizations wanting to manage risk consistently, efficiently and effectively.
To be truly effective, coaching requires honesty and trustworthiness. ‘Best Bosses’ are not only personally worthy of receiving trust, but they also demonstrate trust - in their employees. One of the primary ways they accomplish this is through effective delegation.
Agnes Nines, Mid-Atlantic Region Absence Management Practice Leader, Health & Welfare Consulting, writes, “With the expanded emphasis on wellness strategy as a means to better engage employees, and in turn, increase productivity and bottom-line cost containment, savvy employers are beginning to view disability benefits through the broader lens of wellness.” Read more about integrating absence management and wellness strategy.
Municipal port looks to Gallagher Marine to obtain insurance cost reductions and policy improvements with their existing carrier.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The June 2015 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.