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A Message From Our President & COO

At Walsh Duffield, supporting our clients is always our top priority. As a partner to you and your business, we continue to closely monitor the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and the Western NY communities that we care so much

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5 Steps to Implement a Workplace Respiratory Protection Program

When considering respirator use, we often hear companies asking pricing questions first. Construction companies to medical offices alike all want to know the cost of getting staff fit tested – but there are necessary steps to take before discussing the fit test. Within this article we will discuss the method, phases, importance, proper selection and personal experiences as it relates

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HR & Benefits: Educational Web Series – June 2020

For the past 18 years, Walsh Duffield has hosted an in-person educational seminar for our clients and friends. Although 2020 looks a bit different, we are still dedicated to providing resources and educational opportunities to help you succeed – which is why we are pleased to announce the launch of our month-long educational webinar series

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2020 Benefits Seminar Update

For the last 18 years, Walsh Duffield has looked forward to hosting our annual benefits seminar.  It has been an event in which we bring together the business and HR community with vendor partners, great speakers, and our dedicated staff to offer a robust schedule of activities to keep you informed on key HR and

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New York State Department of Financial Services Premium Payment Rule

We hope that this message finds you and your family safe and healthy.    These are difficult times. The New York Legislature and Department of Financial Services have been implementing emergency measures in an effort to protect insurance policyholders who have been hit with financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Regulations they enacted include: the waiver of late fees; the prohibition on reporting negative data to credit

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Expressing Gratitude With a Handwritten Note

In such uncertain times, it is important to take care of your own wellbeing. Studies show that regularly expressing gratitude can positively impact a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing. This is because expressing gratitude releases dopamine in the brain—a chemical that boosts mood, optimism and memory. Expressing gratitude can be beneficial in the workplace, as

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4 Tips for Homeowners Insurance Inventory (And Downloadable Checklist!)

When fire, burglary, or other disaster strikes your home, you want to begin the recovery process as soon as possible. However, before you can file your homeowners insurance claim, you must fully document all of your damaged belongings. That’s where a homeowners insurance inventory list comes in handy. If you are like most people, you

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Driver Safety

Online safe driving courses are available to help you save on your car insurance from the comfort of your own home.  By completing a 6 hour course at your own pace, you can save up to 10% for 3 years on your auto insurance. www.wnydriversafety.com www.newyorksafetycouncil.com For AARP members: www.aarpdriversafety.org Send certificates of completion to:

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Best Practices for Working Remotely

With the rapidly changing environment and concerns surrounding COVID-19, many organizations are making a shift to a fully remote workforce.  While remote work/telecommuting has become more mainstream, it is still very new to many companies who are learning how to handle this shift as it becomes a necessity. 7 tips to help you be successful

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Staying Safe & Well Among COVID-19

While there are still many uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 virus, there are simple steps that we can take to keep both our workplace and our families safe and well. Keeping your workplace safe To protect your team and keep your business up and running, there are a few key steps to encourage employees to take:

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