Statistics show that there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries in America in 2018. Many of those injured would have been entitled to workers’ comp payments. If you’re an employer and one of your workers has sustained an injury, you may be liable to make such a payment. For this reason, every employer should have workers’ compensation… Continue reading A Guide to Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Small Business Owners
Approximately 2.8 million people sustained injuries and illnesses in 2018 in the private industry sector. You need to protect your business from the backlash that can occur from an employee injured on the job. Workers’ compensation insurance protects you. Plus, all states except Texas require it, so having it means you’re complying with the law. A PEO… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Buy a Workers’ Compensation Policy From a Professional Employer Organization PEO
As a business owner, you have countless things to manage and worry about day-to-day. Advertising, marketing, good customer service, supply and demand, finding a place to set up shop — the list goes on. But as you deal with some of the more obvious areas that you need to tend to in growing your business,… Continue reading Important Things You Should Know About Workers Compensation
How familiar are you with the worker’s compensation system? If you’re like most employees, then you’re probably clueless. Most of us never quite bother with these things until we have to, which only happens after suffering an accident on the job. When the unfortunate happens, you realize that filing workers’ compensation is quite the complicated… Continue reading 5 Most Common Workers Compensation Claim Mistakes
In most states, workers’ compensation is mandatory. What’s considered mandatory and optional varies from state to state. One section that tends to have a larger gray area is self-employment. You’d think because you’re self-employed that you wouldn’t need workers’ compensation. Yet, you can become injured just as easily when you work for yourself and not… Continue reading Workers’ Comp Insurance for Self-Employed Workers: Do You Need It?
Did you know that as of April 7, 2020, there were almost 1,500,000 COVID-19 cases globally? COVID-19 has changed the face of the world. Social distancing. Bans on public gatherings. The work-from-home trend. All these development have changed the way that businesses work and people socialize. If you are an employer you no doubt want to provide… Continue reading How to Ensure Safety for All in Your Workplace During the Pandemic
Did you know that since the COVID-19 pandemic began almost 90% of US businesses have encouraged their staff to work from home? COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the world. The workplace has not been spared. Business owners are more aware than ever of the need to provide safe working locations and practices for their staff. … Continue reading How Will COVID-19 Affect a Workers Compensation Claim?
The workplace has changed dramatically. And the government is catching up with demographic, as well as economic shifts that affect labor law, especially at the state and local government level. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) went to recent changes that most business owners should be aware of when employing. Here is a list of… Continue reading Labor Law Changes in 2020: What You Need to Know
What are the Professional Employer Organization Pros and Cons? Outsourcing is a multibillion-dollar industry these days, and it’s not hard to see why. Business owners can work with third parties to get expert help for everything from IT to accounting. One type of outsourcing that’s become more popular is centered around your HR functions. This includes activities… Continue reading What are the PEO Pros and Cons?
Employers paid nearly $50 million in worker’s compensation premiums in 2018. Carrying worker’s compensation insurance is mandatory in every state but Texas. In many states, employers must begin carrying insurance as soon as they hire their first employee. Workers comp premiums can vary widely between industries, states, and individual companies. Companies often struggle with confusion. Common questions include:… Continue reading How Is Workers Comp Calculated and What Factors Impact the Cost?