Compliance, defined as “cooperation or obedience,” plays a large role in owning a business. In fact, today’s dynamic business landscape means things can change in the blink of an eye.
When it comes to workplace safety awareness and preventing a slip and fall accident, you have to start from the bottom up– literally. Shoes are the cornerstone in saving you, the employer, money, as well as saving your employees from potential injury.
As much as we try to avoid them, accidents happen. This is why it is important to make sure your company has an effective workplace safety policy. However, that policy goes out of the window if you fail to follow all the procedures outlined within.
To help ensure your company doesn’t suffer from easily avoidable accidents, we have put together a list of all the common workplace safety mistakes, as well as simple ways to avoid them. The accident causes are easy to miss but preventing the accidents are even easier.
FMLA stands for the Family and Medical Leave Act. This law was passed in 1993 to help employees balance their work life with their personal medical needs, as well as the needs of their family members.
Under this law, you are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to either take care of your own serious health condition or to help take care of a serious health condition of an immediate family member. Don’t get lost in the sea of legal jargon, let us help you understand how the Family and Medical Leave Act affects your business by reading the important points we outlined below.
HR has come a long way over the years. Gone are the days where your human resources department was solely in charge of organizing paperwork and hiring new employees. In fact, you may be surprised how much HR has evolved over the years and what all now falls under its umbrella.
Has your company adopted the new OSHA rules for slip, trip, and fall hazards? In January 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a new set of guidelines for employers to follow in regards to identifying slip, trip, and fall hazards around the workplace.
The IRS is cracking down on employers who offer a medical reimbursement plan to employees enrolled in individual (non-group) health plans. Don’t let your business fall victim to costly ACA penalties. Read through our tips to learn how you can help your business stay compliant with the new healthcare laws and regulations.
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