Q: With the temperature dropping, I am concerned about the cold conditions and winter weather our team is working in. How do we protect workers from harsh elements? A: Cold temperatures and snow have officially
OSHA Inspections Does your heart race at the thought of a visit from OSHA? Even the most trustworthy manufacturer, construction job, or business can have a visit from OSHA inspectors. These visits can be nerve-racking.
A manufacturer made a mistake in packaging its glass bottles for shipping ꟷ a good percentage of the shipment was damaged on its way to the customer. Because of the unusable bottles, the customer was
Q: I’m confused about the status of ACA reporting requirements for this year. I’ve read that the individual mandate (requiring most employees to maintain health insurance or pay a tax penalty) no longer applies. However,
Continuation of benefits coverage for departing employees is a pretty standard offering, but some companies may be getting it wrong. Could you be one of them? Here are several of the basics we sometimes see
5 Reasons to Buy Local: KC Local Businesses are Vital to One Another’s Success In this era of staying in and buying online, it’s easy for businesses to take the same approach. You may find
Q: Can employees elect to pay their medical premiums on an after-tax basis? We have always required employees who enroll in health and dental coverages to pay their portion of premiums on a pre-tax basis.
Dept. of Labor Reissues FFCRA Regulations that Court Struck Down When the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act was passed on March 18, 2020, it was given an unusually short effective date of April 2. The
5 Tips for Communicating Difficult News Context is Key – Especially During Open Enrollment Do you have some hard news to tell employees this fall? Are rates going up? Plan designs changing? PPO options going
Q: I’ve heard a lot about opioid addiction and abuse in the news. Is this really something I should be concerned about with my own employees? How does it impact me as an employer? A: