Posts in Commercial Insurance
The Importance of Encouraging Workplace Wellness

Every good employer knows that the most important asset to their company is their employees. Every employer wants their employees to reach maximum productivity levels at a proficient rate. Promoting wellness  is one of the most beneficial choices an employer can make to encourage employees to reach their full potential. 

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8 Things to consider from OSHA and MSHA in 2018

It’s that time of year again: for employers to celebrate the successes of the prior year and make plans and resolutions for the new one.  With OSHA and MSHA are making New Year’s resolutions, too, and employers are well-advised to consider what actions these federal safety agencies may take in 2018 that could affect their businesses.

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Business Continuity- a Plan for Recovery

A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) can help, or potentially save a company, during times of catastrophe. A recent poll conducted by Womply, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, surveyed approximately 2,300 small business owners and their concerns about threats.

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I-9 and E-Verify Mistakes Employers Must Avoid

More and more worksite compliance audits and restrictive E-Verify laws from the government are making immigration compliance with employment eligibility a very critical function for HR departments in many companies across the United States. Employers in the United States have been under strict watch to ensure they are keeping a legal workforce. When employers complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form for every worker they hire, they are able to show that they are working to meet the requirements for verifying identification and eligibility to work in the United States. 

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Benefits of Weight Loss and Lifestyle Changes

It is common for people who want to lose weight to try losing large amounts in a short amount of time. In a fast-paced society where there is a high demand for instant results and services, people expect the same when it comes to losing weight. However, losing weight the healthy way does not work like that.

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Commercial Vehicle Accident Causes and Prevention

Motor vehicles accidents are the leading cause of work-related fatalities. Despite the endless safety strategies and recent gains in traffic safety, it’s still a risk when putting a large commercial vehicle on the road. In 2013, there were 30,057 fatal automobile crashes on the nations' highways, 12.7% of them (3,806) involved at least one large truck or bus. In addition, there were an estimate of 5,657,000 non-fatal crashes and 6.8% of them (385,000) involved a large truck or bus, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Administration.

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Exempt or Non-Exempt? Why FLSA Classifications Matter

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that most employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime for all hours worked over 40 hours in a work week. However, the FLSA provides an exemption for those working in certain roles, commonly referred to as “white collar exemptions.”

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