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Have a Safety Meeting Today

Why Safety Meetings When it comes to workplace safety, there is no better time to promote new ideas or reinforce safe working habits than in a safety meeting. However, we often see business owners asking how to make their safety meetings more effective. It’s important that owners, managers and employees don’t think of safety meetings as

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Top 10 Workplace Discrimination Claims

In 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resolved more than 99,109 workplace discrimination claims—securing more than $398 million from employers in the private and public sectors as a result of these claims. Discrimination lawsuits can be very time-consuming and expensive for employers, and can result in a loss of employee morale or reputation within

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Termination While Employees Are Out On Workers Comp

Clients often have questions about termination while employees are out on workers comp and whether or not they have to hold their job open.  The short answer is yes, you can proceed with termination but there are many legal considerations to take into account prior to making that decision.  Several laws come into play, as well

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Why Choose Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

Why choose employment practices liability insurance?  According to researchers, 3 out of 5 employers will be sued by a prospective, current or former employee while they are in business. Employment practices liability policies provide protection from the following wrongful employment practices: Harassment Discrimination Actual or alleged wrongful dismissal, discharge or termination Employment related misrepresentation Employment

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Cyber Risks and Liabilities

Data Breaches Increase at a Record Pace Cyber risks and liabilities are at an all time high. According CNBC, 14 million businesses were reported hacked during the last 12 months in the United States alone, marking a 29% jump from the same period in 2016. Most Vulnerable Sectors The report organized the data breaches into five

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