Employers must buy insurance to cover workers’ compensation claims. This type of insurance provides funding for injured employees, and employers also receive protection from lawsuits stemming from a worker’s injuries. State laws govern workers’ compensation, and every state has a slightly different set of rules and payment rates. To learn about a specific state’s workers’ compensation laws, it is best … Continue reading What Every Employer Needs to Know About Workers’ Compensation →
Invest in an Employee Handbook. The handbook is a terrific opportunity to make your expectations of employees known and to communicate your corporate culture and mission. If you don’t have one, we suggest taking steps to get one in place right away. Your employee handbook is a vital tool in protecting yourself from lawsuits over wrongful termination and other similar … Continue reading 10 Essential HR Best Practices →
More and more, government worksite audits and restrictive E-Verify laws are making immigration compliance with employment eligibility a critical function for HR departments in companies across the United States. Employers in the United States have been under strict scrutiny since the mid-1980s to ensure they are keeping a legal workforce. When employers complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form for … Continue reading I-9 and E-Verify Mistakes Employers Must Avoid →
The law requires most businesses to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This protects employees and employers both, and it gives income to workers in the event they are injured badly enough they require time off of work to heal. For employers, workers’ compensation liability insurance gives coverage for any lawsuits that may be filed due to work-related injuries. The amount of … Continue reading Ways Employers Can Control Their Workers’ Compensation Costs →
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