8
Sep

Home Matters- Keep Mold Out of Your Home

Molds are organisms that break down animal matter and dead plants. Though most molds grow outdoors, they can travel inside by way of open windows and doors, air conditioning systems, and on pets, clothing, and shoes. Once inside your home, mold needs a moist food source, such as lint, ceiling tiles, or wallpaper, to grow. Mold not only damages your

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1
Sep

News: Job Openings Rise in July, With Employee Quits Trending Down

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its July Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary. The month’s reported number of job openings rose to 11.2 million in July, compared with 11 million in June. Openings in July were well above the estimate and still outnumbered unemployed workers by about 5.5 million. Job openings notably increased across many sectors,

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19
Aug

Trending Employee Benefits That Strengthen Attraction And Retention Efforts

In the wake of the Great Reshuffle—the mass movement of workers to jobs that prioritize their needs—and macro trends like the tight labor market, attraction and retention are top of mind for employers. In fact, according to Zywave’s 2022 Attraction and Retention Benchmarking Overview, over 75% of employers consider attraction and retention to be among the top-five business challenges for

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19
Aug

2022 EPL Insurance Midyear Market Out

Like other lines of insurance, the employment practices liability (EPL) insurance market has hardened. As such, the first half of 2022 saw the majority of insureds experience rate increases. The extent of these rate increases varied based on sector, location, potential exposures and prior losses. Most policyholders with good claims history encountered moderate rate increases, ranging between 5%-15%, according to

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20
Jul

Commercial P&C Price Increases Moderated in Q1 2022

Commercial insurance premiums rose for the 18th straight quarter to start the year. However, the increases moderated compared to the final few months of 2021, according to The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ (CIAB) Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index. “Consensus among respondents in Q1 2022 was that, while premium prices increased, there were signs that market conditions eased somewhat,” CIAB

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