How to Minimize Workers’ Compensation Costs for the Staffing Industry

Second to payroll, workers’ compensation costs are the most significant expense fortemporary staffing companies. The continually changing number of employees means it’s important to maintain proper payroll and revisit it regularly to avoid payment miscalculations. Understanding job specifications is critical as inaccurate classification codes can lead to either overpayment, thus restricting cash flow or underpayment which often Read More

Impact of Longer Workdays on Truckers and the Industry

Truckers are the lifeline of the e-commerce industry. The trucking industry accounts for 6% of all full-time jobs and is valued at $700 billion. A recent ruling by the U.S. Transportation Department providing short-haul truckers longer workdays could be a game-changer for the e-commerce industry. How Will Truckers Be Affected? Longer Days Short-haul truckers are allowed to work Read More

Running a Business and Managing Workers’ Comp Claims During COVID- 19?

Most of the world was not prepared for the outbreak of coronavirus which put many companies out of business and affected the lives of workers everywhere. Businesses that are able to keep their operations running while practicing safe measures may want to consider a few more things. What Should You Know as an Employer?  With an Read More

How Fit-For-Duty Exams’ Impact on Workers’ Comp

Construction, carpentry, industrial work – what do these fields have in common? They require physical labor from trained workers. Not only that, but these sectors are also the most accident-prone. Fit-for-duty exams are routine in such industries – or they should be. These exams assess the employee’s physical and mental capability to determine if he/she can safely perform Read More

3 Ways to Improve Your CAB Score

Your CAB score as a motor carrier is tremendously important to insurance companies. This score is generated by the Central Analysis Bureau (CAB), which has been providing this data for over seven decades. As a transportation research firm, CAB collects millions of data points on carriers then calculates a rating that reflects risk. High scores Read More

How Truckers are Braving COVID-19

Coronavirus has created a global crisis, demanding extraordinary measures from governments. These precautionary steps, though incredible, have created a spotlight on the trucking industry. As billions sit confined within their home, the truckers ensure that the supply chain remains uninterrupted. There is an outpour of appreciation for truckers from home dwellers who feel grateful for Read More

Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Their Workers’ Compensation Policy

Continuing care retirement communities provide independent living apartments with home care, assisted-living support, nursing home care, and specialized memory care, all in one place. Rising Demand for Continuing Care Retirement Communities Continuing care communities have witnessed an increase in their demand due to the elderly becoming more and more dependent on others for even the Read More

Why Is It Essential to Implement a Drug Testing Program in the Workplace?

A corporate drug testing program is essential to establish a drug-free, healthy, and safe work environment. It helps in avoiding substance abuse and impairment on the job. Such issues may lead to absenteeism, employees’ compensation claims, increased insurance premiums, higher employee turnover, decreased employee efficiency, and an increase in accidents. Companies should implement a corporate Read More