4th Quarter Newsletter ~ Happy Holidays from Hawley & Associates

Happy Thanksgiving from Hawley & Associates!

Thank you to our Veterans!

4 Steps in Preventing Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Regardless of the progress that has been made over the years concerning gender equality in the workplace, most studies on the topic show that businesses and organizations still have a long way to go. According to a recent survey performed by the Pew Research Center, 42% of women in the United States claim that they … Continue reading 4 Steps in Preventing Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Check out our H&A 2020 3rd Quarter Newsletter ~ Commercial Insurance Forecast

The H&A 3rd Quarter Newsletter is hot off the press and is titled "Commercial Insurance Forecast". It's a look into the insurance marketplace during the economic downturn and COVID-19, plus other interesting articles and fun facts!

What’s Up With The Commercial Insurance Market?

By: Hawley & Associates and Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota Risk Management team You might not realize it, but times have been relatively good for insurance customers. For the most part, premiums have been steadily reducing for years now. In the insurance world, we call this a soft market. But this has changed drastically. The … Continue reading What’s Up With The Commercial Insurance Market?

Are the Kids Alright? Social Isolation Takes Its Toll on Mental Health

The end of summer means fall is right around the corner and kids are gearing up to go back to school. Except this year, not everyone is comfortable in returning to the classroom due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As parents, teachers, and child advocates worry about the physical health of children, the looming question … Continue reading Are the Kids Alright? Social Isolation Takes Its Toll on Mental Health

Is It Time to Update Your Organizations Remote Worker Policy?

At the beginning of the pandemic, many organizations set up their employees to work from home as a response to stay-at-home orders or as a health precaution. Now many are realizing that remote work is, well, working. Being in a crisis mode created its own energy and pushed things forward. By now, most organizations have … Continue reading Is It Time to Update Your Organizations Remote Worker Policy?

Commercial Insurance Forecast – Cloudy with A Chance of Premium Increase

When it rains it pours... If things aren't bad enough, the insurance marketplace is following suit. We are seeing premium increases, many sizable, for more lines of insurance than we've experienced in recent memory. Along with the increases, we are also experiencing more restrictive coverage, minimum premium increases, lower limits and some carriers are even … Continue reading Commercial Insurance Forecast – Cloudy with A Chance of Premium Increase

New Executive Order Signed to Support Child Welfare Systems

As child-protection agencies across the country struggle with multiple challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump signed an executive order focused on strengthening child-welfare programs nationwide. We at Hawley and Associates were enthusiastic to read the underlying goals of this order, which include decreasing child maltreatment, empowering adoption programs and increasing support for at-risk … Continue reading New Executive Order Signed to Support Child Welfare Systems