10 HR Mistakes that Can Cost Your Business Plenty

10 HR Mistakes that Can Cost Your Business Plenty

The most common lawsuits that businesses face are those filed by employees. Often it comes down to accusations of discrimination, wage and hour issues, or failure to accommodate a disability. But what many managers fail to realize is that if they act early when...
Why Workers’ Comp Claims Spike in the Summer

Why Workers’ Comp Claims Spike in the Summer

Workplace injury rates rise during the summer months. When summer rolls around, companies in many sectors, including agriculture and construction, significantly increase production. Increased road construction raises risks for workers and drivers. Many of the newly...
Safeguarding Your Business from Earthquakes

Safeguarding Your Business from Earthquakes

After the series of earthquakes that rocked Southern California in early July, the largest in the region in 20 years, the temblors left some retail establishments and other businesses with damaged structures and furnishings. While damage after quakes is often focused...
Is Your Business Prepared for Recreational Marijuana Use?

Is Your Business Prepared for Recreational Marijuana Use?

Companies in states that have legalized marijuana are wrestling with how to deal with employees that use, particularly if they did so the night before and are still feeling the effects the following day. A new survey found that one-third of business owners are not...