Employee Benefits

Managing Pain in the Workforce

Managing Pain in the Workforce

Workplace pain management programs can improve employees’ health and productivity.

 
New Rules for Absence Management

New Rules for Absence Management

Employee disability regulations require employers to reassess return-to-work policies.

 
Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Incorporating data analytics into workers comp case management lowers costs and boosts results.

 
Managing Overlooked Talent Risks

Managing Overlooked Talent Risks

Talent is not only a competitive differentiator, but a critical source of potential risk.

 
Marijuana in the Workplace

Marijuana in the Workplace

Only seven states do not allow usage of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, but complicated workers compensation issues remain.

 
The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

Testing employees before they are hired can help reduce workplace injuries.

 
Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

A well-structured return-to-work program is one of the most effective ways to minimize workers comp costs and improve an employee’s recovery.

 
Captive Creativity

Captive Creativity

Many innovative companies are developing new strategic uses for their captives.

 
Prescription for Pot

Prescription for Pot

The legalization of medical marijuana in a growing number of states has raised questions about workers compensation coverage.

 
Take Me Out to the Workplace

Take Me Out to the Workplace

When taking your kid to work goes bad.

 
Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

With more companies becoming pet-friendly, employers must develop plans to minimize liability.

 
Big Brother is Watching You Exercise

Big Brother is Watching You Exercise

Organizations are getting in on the fitness tracker trend.

 
Managing Risk in the Administration of Employee Benefits

Managing Risk in the Administration of Employee Benefits

Administering employee benefits programs can expose companies to the risk of lawsuits for errors and omissions.

 
The Implications of Income Inequality

The Implications of Income Inequality

As Americans pay more attention to the ever-widening wage gap, a new SEC rule may expose companies to real reputational and financial risks.

 
Building Ergonomics into Remote Work Policies

Building Ergonomics into Remote Work Policies

While beneficial, work-from-home arrangements demand careful thought to reduce the risk of injury.