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Giving Thanks to our Team Members

Our Simpsonville, SC office welcomed team members, and clients to an Appreciation Thanksgiving Dinner. The office offered a traditional spread of turkey, dressings, rice, sweet potato casserole, green beans, cranberry sauce, roll and tea for their guests. During this event, they had someone stop in only for directions. While the branch manager was assisting her …

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Unemployment Hits 50-year Low

Looking for talent?  You’re far from alone!  According to the Board of Labor and Statistics, 1969 was the last time the unemployment rate has been this low.  How low, exactly? Just 3.5% in September. 136,000 new positions were added in September, despite significant signs of an impending economic slowdown. Reports reveal that low unemployment and …

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Workplace Safety Update: Oxy being phased out for Ohio workers with chronic pain

Workplace Safety Update: Oxy being phased out for Ohio workers with chronic pain

The misuse and over-prescribing of opioids has played a major role in fueling the opioid crisis. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 80% of people who began using heroin started after being prescribed and misusing prescribed pain pills. The workers compensation bureau began phasing out reimbursements for Oxycontin and its traditional generic Oxycodone on June 1 …

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