How Does Employee Stress Affect Workers’ Comp Claims?

The word is in and the studies agree: the whole country is stressed out.

For years, there’s been a trend of stress in the workplace—and it’s only getting worse. Some of the most cited causes of stress are long commutes, poor work-life balance, stagnant pay, and demanding workload. 
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Taking the Offensive: How to Prepare for a Cybersecurity Threat

As the CIA investigates foreign election hacking and huge companies like Yahoo! fall victim to massive security breaches, it’s no wonder cybersecurity is top of mind for a lot of businesses. And the problem is only getting worse – hackers are now beginning to target smaller companies who may be less secure, making practically anyone a potential victim. Forbes is even calling Cybersecurity the biggest concern  of 2017.

You want to make sure your company is prepared in case of an attack, but where do you start? Here are a few suggestions. 
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The Three Cs of Manufacturing Facility Safety

Manufacturing is one of the most important, relied upon, and lucrative industries in the world. It is also one of the most dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 300 work-related fatalities and nearly 400,000 non-fatal injuries each year in the manufacturing sector.

Accidents are expensive. Trained workers are sidelined, outputs are delayed, and production is reduced, all while insurance premiums rise. But the cost of manufacturing accidents is more than just monetary – accidents are devastating, for injured employees, their families, and co-workers. Accidents are an absolute crusher of company morale and job satisfaction, leading to high turnover and lowered productivity. 
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4 Crazy Workers Comp Payouts (and How They Could Have Been Avoided)

4 Crazy Workers Comp Payouts (and How They Could Have Been Avoided)

Workers’ Compensation laws differ from state to state, and the courts and boards who interpret those laws have seen some pretty strange things over the years. Just for fun, let’s look at some of the most bizarre Workers’ Comp claims that were actually paid – and discuss how the employer may have avoided them. 
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