The growth of elderly people living longer and remaining in their homes has sparked a rising need for home care.Read More »
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A California insurance company and its subsidiary are the first carriers to propose reimbursing employers in Pennsylvania that were overcharged this year on workers’ compensation policies, the state Insurance Department said.Read More »
The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner announced on Friday the department approved two mid-year workers' compensation filings that will result in a 14.74 percent reduction in overall loss costs, a factor in setting premiums for employers.Read More »
As the end of 2018 approaches and small-business owners make their company resolutions for 2019, they would be wise to focus on employee mentorship efforts. While establishing a formal mentor/mentee program is not a must, as businesses look to the future, developing a culture of mentorship within a firm can help build team rapport, increase employee satisfaction and reduce talent shortages.Read More »
More than 300 people attended the 2018 Lehigh Valley Business – Business of the Year Awards at DeSales University on Tuesday Night.
The awards recognize the Greater Lehigh Valley's most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.
More than a year has passed since the #MeToo movement went viral, and efforts in Pennsylvania to address sexual harassment and pay disparity in the workplace will continue to play out, observers note, especially now that Gov. Tom Wolf has been re-elected to another four-year term.Read More »
When it comes to small and diverse businesses, Pennsylvania has some work to do to keep pace with the rest of the country, according to statistics presented at a recent forum sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.Read More »
When the Pennsylvania Department of Health awarded the first 12 permits to companies to grow and process medical marijuana in 2017, Berks County got a bumper crop. Two companies, Prime Wellness of Pennsylvania in South Heidelberg Township and Franklin Labs LLC in Reading, were top scorers in the first phase of the state's medical marijuana program.Read More »