In addition to being a crime, workers’ compensation fraud can also cause significant problems for a business. Temporary staffing companies work hard to find workers’
The ongoing opioid crisis is raising difficult questions for employers and their workers’ compensation providers. Drug use by employees has long been a serious risk
California Staffing Firms Face New Challenges When Distinguishing Between Employees and Independent Contractors
The courts have been quite busy lately addressing the age-old question of how to determine if a person is an employee or an independent contractor.
The obligations that come with being an employer can be especially complicated for temporary staffing firms. A staffing business needs to juggle numerous employees working
The growing popularity of telecommuting has created new risk-management challenges for employers. When an employee gets injured while working at home or in another place,
We received numerous responses and follow-up questions about our recent blog on marijuana use. In this piece, we respond to some of the questions we’ve
With many states decriminalizing marijuana, employers are grappling with how to respond to changing attitudes about the drug among current and prospective employees. The high
In the high-pressure world of temporary staffing, recruiters can be tempted to cut corners at the candidate screening stage in an effort to meet client
Most employers are required by law to provide safe and healthy environments for their employees. Staying in compliance with all the standards that apply to
Temporary staffing firms can struggle to keep their workers’ compensation premiums under control, especially if the firm’s risk management strategies need improvement. Part of the
Rising workers’ compensation costs can pose a significant threat to a business’s profitability. This is especially true in the temporary staffing industry, which faces unique
The temporary staffing industry faces unique risk management challenges when compared to other kinds of employers. Staffing firms operate in a dynamic environment, where new
For temporary staffing businesses, finding a cost-effective and responsive workers’ compensation insurance carrier can be a real challenge. Meeting the challenge sometimes requires creative solutions.
Complying with workers’ compensation requirements is rarely easy for any employer. For temporary staffing firms, workers’ comp can be especially complex. Many insurers simply don’t
In a perfect world, every workers’ compensation claim would be resolved quickly, easily, and cheaply. Veterans of the temporary staffing industry are keenly aware that