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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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What You Don’t Know about the Affordable Care Act (May Hurt You)

Over 214,000 doctors don’t plan to participate in new plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
According to a survey conducted this year by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), a trade association comprised of multi-physician medical practices, “as many as 214,524 American physicians will not be participating in any ACA exchange products.” Reasons ...

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Safety Best Practices 101

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 high risk in your profession.  Keep in mind, though, that with the graying of the workplace, falls becomes ...
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Happy Labor Day!

 

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 lesson for you to ponder as you hit the beaches or kick ...

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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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The Importance of E-Verify

What is E-Verify? E-verify is a free, entirely internet-based system. The United States Citizenship and Immigrations Services Department (USCIS,) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA,) provides an automated link to federal government databases to assist employers in determining validity of their social security number and employment eligibility in the United States. The information employers put into this free database comes from the I-9 form, a mandatory item of paperwork for any employer.

Who should use E-Verify? While all employers, in every ...

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Employee Retention: Strategies for Today’s Employer

Employee turnover can be costly, inefficient and damaging for any company. It is every organization’s goal to hold on to its most productive workers. As our economy continues to improve and grow, new and exciting opportunities may be out there enticing your best employees. As the baby-boomer generation moves towards retirement (and many are already retiring,) it is important to understand that the workforce in coming years will not be as bountiful as it has been, which means even less quality talent. Here are some universal strategies for ...

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Job Growth in Florida on the Incline!

Recent reports from Forbes magazine show that Florida’s job market is continuing to grow and improve! Check out this recent article from Forbes.com about “What It Will Take For States To Beat The Recession And Grow Jobs.” Pay special attention to #6, as it pertains directly to the state of Florida and the need for developing talent & creating a solid job placement system:   http://www.forbes.com/sites/caroltice/2012/06/17/what-it-will-take-for-states-to-beat-the-recession-and-grow-jobs/

At Ad-VANCE, we understand the importance of a solid education, continued talent development, and an efficient ...

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