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Worker’s Comp Claims to Go Up in 2015

Get your safety measures up to par, employers!  Ready or not, 5-6 million workers (who were previously loathe to file worker’s comp claims) may be gaining legal status.

Until now, these workers were shy to draw the attention of government and healthcare workers for fear that their legal status might be discovered.  (This is nowhere more true than in non E verify states.)  However, President Barack Obama announced a program of “deferred action” on November 20, 2014, which permits roughly 45% of illegal immigrants to legally stay ...

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Safety Best Practices 101

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As you audit safety practices in your workplace, consider the following:

  • Fall protection—Injury and death rates from falls are on the rise worldwide so–if you focus on one safety area this year–plan to step up your fall protection efforts, particularly if it’s deemed a ...
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Happy Labor Day!

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Labor Day is a holiday created for YOU!

Think of it as the federal government’s way of saying: “we respect and appreciate the work you do and this country would be absolutely nowhere without your dedication, ingenuity, and hard work!”

Here’s a little history ...

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The “New” Temporary Workforce

As our workforce continues to grow, change and evolve in order to facilitate the digital-age economy of the future, the number temporary and contract employees in every organization is also rising. Gone are the days of a one-company, life-long career. As the economy is still somewhat uncertain and companies begin to hire again, contract and temp staff is the obvious way to go  …But the increase in temp and contract workers transcends this employer’s current reluctancy to hire: The shift to a workforce ...

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