Stress is an everyday fact of life. When you have too much stress, or it lasts too long, it can be harmful. At work, unmanaged stress can lead to illness or injury, low productivity and unsafe acts. But not all stress is bad. The best level of stress is that amount which improves a person’s performance without causing harmful side effects
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El estrés es parte cotidiana de la vida. Cuando una persona tiene demasiado estrés, o éste dura demasiado tiempo, puede ser nocivo. En el trabajo, el estrés sin control puede conducir a una enfermedad o lesión, baja productividad, y acciones peligrosas. Pero no todos los niveles de estrés son malos. El mejor nivel de estrés es aquel que mejora el desempeño de la persona sin ocasionar efectos nocivos
In this CompDoctor article, Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson answer the following question about if broadening the types of organizations to include in a salary survey: When my organization conducts salary surveys, they tend to look at cities and counties in our immediate area, some of which I know pay less than we do. However, my cousin works for an organization up North and he says their salary surveys include not only local organizations but some of the better paid larger cities throughout the country. Would my pay benefit increase if my organization took a broader view of organizations to survey?
Most companies widely regarded as the best have built and communicated a strong internal and external employment brand around their success. The 2017 Human Capital Insights Report helps prepare organizations to compete as a destination employer, with data-driven insights from Gallagher thought leaders on how to attract and engage top talent, control healthcare costs, improve employee total wellbeing and manage risk.
Professional Liability is becoming more complicated by the day and it’s not just the owners/managers who are concerned, but also many attorneys and generic insurance agents don’t understand the exposures and the options. Given the personal nature of the liability for the owner/manager, we cannot stress enough the importance of working with a specialist.
In this issue, SNIF staffing issues; nonprofit hospital finances; arbitration agreements in nursing homes; growing concern (and urgency) about medical device cybersecurity; and the OCR continues to set new records for its settlements.
Understanding the issue: The Threat of Rising Specialty Drug Costs to Student Health Insurance Plans
The term “specialty drug” is used to describe prescription products with sensitive conditions for storage, handling, administration, and monitoring. Most commonly, this category of drug refers to biologics, injectables, or infused therapies (often administered in the patient’s home).
Throughout 2016, the management liability marketplace as a whole showed a competitive rate environment across most product sectors. Moving into 2017 this rate environment will likely continue, though recent claim trends lend a level of uncertainty as to how long these conditions will last. Below you will find product sector market updates and relevant claims trends seen both nationally and within the Gallagher Management Liability Practice.
Seyfarth Synopsis: Landmark Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission decision helps employers determine what steps need to be taken to protect employees from the hazards of heat at the workplace.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: China Gets Downgraded, OPEC Extends Production Cuts and Declining Spreads in U.S. Treasury Notes