Accident Insurance Can Save Your Workers from Financial Ruin

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Even if you are providing your staff with health benefits, they could be left under great financial pressure if one of them has a major accident off the job that leaves them debilitated and unable to work. Millions of working Americans struggle with managing out-of-pocket expenses for non-medical and medical expenses after suffering an unexpected event such as an accident. If you are already offering your employees health insurance coverage, you can help fill the gap by also offering voluntary accident insurance, which can pay for: • Lost wages, • Deductibles and other medical expenses not covered by their insurance…
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New Workplace Notice Requirements Take Effect

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IF YOU have more than five employees you are required to have in place as of April 1 anti-discrimination, anti-harassment and complaint investigation policies. You are also required to post starting April 1 a notification to your employees about California’s pregnancy disability leave law. The regulations, updated by the California Fair Employment and Housing Council, were spurred by recent court decisions. If you have not done so, now is the time to review your anti-harassment, discrimination and retaliation policies. Steps You Need to Take Now • Include a mechanism that permits employees to complain to someone other than his or…
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Workplace Bullying Can Cost Your Company

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WORKPLACE BULLYING poses a major risk to companies that fail to take action against a problem employee who is pushing others around at work. You can be sued and be facing a hefty damages tab like the $2 million that Microsoft Corp was ordered by a court to pay out after it allowed bully managers and supervisors to create a hostile environment for a salesperson by undermining his work, making false accusations against him, blocking him from promotions, and otherwise marginalizing him. With so much at stake for your business, you need to put policies in place to reduce the…
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