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February 01, 2023
Shaunte Clemons - VP, client services and Khaleedah Francis - business development director
February is Black History Month

In the U.S., February marks Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements of Black Americans and a meaningful opportunity to raise awareness of the central role of Black men and women in the history of our nation. Since 1976, every U…

February 01, 2023 by Shaunte Clemons - VP, client services and Khaleedah Francis - business development director
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January 24, 2023
Kathy Tazic
managing director client services
Imagine 23: highlighting industry trends for the year ahead

Sedgwick’s industry experts and thought leaders are committed to keeping our clients informed on emerging challenges, opportunities and industry news. We’re excited to introduce our Imagine 23 list, which highlights topics and trends employers, risk …

January 24, 2023 by Kathy Tazic, managing director client services
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January 18, 2023
Adam Morell, JD - AVP, product compliance and Audrey Bryan - director, operations
Changing workplace accommodation requests and litigation trends

New state leave laws, changing employee expectations and long COVID are driving change when it comes to accommodations. As workers increasingly expect their employers to provide safety nets in supporting their physical and mental health, states are c…

January 18, 2023 by Adam Morell, JD - AVP, product compliance and Audrey Bryan - director, operations
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November 15, 2022
Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant and Laura Oslund, senior risk services consultant
Workplace safety: reducing injury risks for first-year employees

A core principle in risk services, one of the most effective ways to support employee safety and well-being and control workers’ compensation costs is to prevent on-the-job injuries from occurring in the first place. A population group that presents …

November 15, 2022 by Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant and Laura Oslund, senior risk services consultant
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November 10, 2022
Rosemarie McMorris-Alexander, claims operations manager
Finding balance for employees and improving productivity

The pandemic encouraged many workers to reconsider their priorities and attitudes toward their professional and personal lives. As a result, employers were given a unique opportunity to gain insights about how to support their employees. Across indus…

November 10, 2022 by Rosemarie McMorris-Alexander, claims operations manager
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November 03, 2022
Scotty Benton, VP, workers’ compensation practice; Reema Hammoud, AVP, clinical pharmacy; Laura Oslund, senior risk services consultant; and Rich Wirth, SVP, risk services
Drug use in the workforce — and what employers can do about it

The statistics regarding drug use among the American workforce are alarming. An estimated one in 12 U.S. workers has a substance use disorder (SUD), and more than half of all adults diagnosed with an SUD are employed full-time. Many more members of t…

November 03, 2022 by Scotty Benton, VP, workers’ compensation practice; Reema Hammoud, AVP, clinical pharmacy; Laura Oslund, senior risk services consultant; and Rich Wirth, SVP, risk services
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October 11, 2022
Kathy Tazic
managing director client services
Expand your view at National Comp 2022

Our industry will gather at National Comp in Las Vegas Oct. 19-21. We look forward to seeing our clients and partners throughout the conference and talking about some of the significant challenges and opportunities facing our industry. Here is a glim…

October 11, 2022 by Kathy Tazic, managing director client services
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July 08, 2021
Michelle Hay
Global chief people officer
The workplace of the future

The widespread work-at-home transition ushered in by the COVID era has shined the spotlight on big-picture questions about how and where we work. What is the role of the office in the future state of the “new normal”? In my view, there is no one-si…

July 08, 2021 by Michelle Hay, Global chief people officer
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January 07, 2016
Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
Preventing workplace assaults in healthcare

OSHA offers suggestions for preventing workplace assaults in healthcare settings. (image courtesy of OSHA.gov) Despite several unfortunate and tragic instances in the news recently, workplace violence rates as a whole have been declining. Accordin…

January 07, 2016 by Joe Daly, Director Technical Performance
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July 01, 2014
Jonathan Mast, Director of Social Media
Does the 2014 FIFA World Cup contribute to lost productivity at work?

In just a few hours the United States men's national soccer team will take on Belgium in the knockout round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. With this global sporting event combined with a short work week (with the July 4th holiday falling on Friday) fo…

July 01, 2014 by Jonathan Mast, Director of Social Media
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