Preventing Claims While Disciplining and Terminating Employees

Disciplining and terminating employees is an unpleasant task that brings high-risk exposures for employers. If you’re not careful, disciplining or terminating a difficult employee could end up costing you. Employee lawsuits can be expensive—even catastrophic for...

Employment Discrimination

Discrimination is treating similarly situated individuals unequally. Federal and state governments have enacted laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of protected classifications, such as sex, race, religion, disability and age. The purpose of these laws is...

How Opioid Use Affects Workers’ Compensation

Prescription opioids are the number one workers’ compensation problem in terms of controlling the ultimate cost of indemnity losses. This comes from a recent Lockton Companies report that also states that there’s never been a more damaging impact on workers’...

Employment Practices While Recruiting and Hiring

  Insight for business owners and risk managers provided by Odell Studner   Like any employer, you want to make sure that your new employees are the best in the business. Searching for the right candidate to fill a crucial position is a time-consuming and difficult...