How Prework Screening Can Help Reduce Workers' Compensation Claims

Look up the term “prework screening” and chances are you’ll find information about how drug testing, job history verification, criminal background checks and Social Security number traces can help protect your company from hiring questionable employees. But how can prework screenings help reduce workers’ compensation claims? The answer is...

Workers' Comp May Not Be Enough Anymore

Workers' Comp May Not Adequately Protect Your Workers Anymore No employer wants to see an employee hurt on the job. And all certainly want the existing workers compensation system to take good care of...

Your Multicultural Workforce

Your Multicultural Workforce Diverse employee populations are becoming increasingly commonplace in today’s workforce. Though such diversity is positive in many ways, it can also create...

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Workers’ Compensation

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Workers’ Compensation The Affordable Care Act does not directly address workers’ compensation issues, but some aspects of the health care reform law will...

Dental Care Benefits in Illinois

According to the National Academies, millions of people in the United States do not receive proper dental care because of various barriers limiting their access to dentists. A report showed...

Importance of Workplace Disability Benefits Emphasized after Research

Importance of Workplace Disability Benefits Emphasized after Research The Consumer Federation of America and Unum recently interviewed hundreds of Americans to determine the importance of disability...

Is COBRA Still Relevant Under the ACA?

  Is COBRA Still Relevant Under the ACA? The Affordable Care Act in Illinois changed a lot of things about the health insurance market in the United States. Among them: It granted some more options to...

Update on ACA Provisions: The Latest Information for Employers

Thanks to a recent Supreme Court Ruling, the Affordable Care Act has been declared constitutional as is, and will therefore stand in its current form until Congress takes action to change it. As...

How Employers Can Control Health Benefit Costs

How Employers Can Control Health Benefit Costs Despite the passage of the Affordable Care Act - and in some cases because if it - employer health care costs continue to rise nationwide. These...

More Attention on Disability Discrimination Laws

More Attention on Disability Discrimination Laws The U.S. Department of Labor has consistently shown a commitment to outreach and education for disabled workers. As part of this commitment, the DOL...

Ingalls Occupational Health Program - Southwest Suburbs

I had the opportunity to tour Ingalls Occupational Health Care Center in Crestwood, Illinois last month. I can honestly say I was impressed with their entire Occupational Health Program.  With 4...

More Than 40% Of Small Businesses Will Experience A Claim

The Hartford Reports: More Than 40 Percent Of Small Businesses Will Experience A Claim In The Next 10 Years (Click above to view the entire Hartford’s Top Small Business Claims Infographic...

Employers Need To Beef Up Employee Benefits Education!

Research Shows Employers Need to Beef up Employee Benefits Education When enrollment season approaches each year, employers should remember that their workers need to be informed about what options...

Building A Better 401(K)

Plan Sponsors: How to Build a Better 401(k) The bad news is, 401(k) plans are still not fulfilling their full potential. In the upcoming book, Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to...

Following Work Place Injuries

Why You Should Be Following Workplace Injuries  No matter what type of business you operate, all employers should be ready, willing, and able to conduct their own injury investigation immediately...

Review The Coverage Amounts In Your Policy!

Your Insurance Agent is Usually Not Responsible for the Coverage Amounts on your Policy in Illinois In most cases and in most jurisdictions, including Chicago, Wheaton, and Alsip, Illinois,...

Following Workplace Injuries in Chicago, Illinois

  Why You Should Be Following Workplace Injuries No matter what type of business you operate, all employers should be ready, willing, and able to conduct their own injury investigation immediately...

Workers Should Spend More Time Researching Their Employee Health Benefits Before Choosing a Plan in Chicago Illinois!

  Illinois Workers Should Spend More Time Researching Their Employee Health Benefits Before Choosing a Plan One of the most important decisions a person will make is choosing the right...

E-Cigs Cloud Life Underwriting

    Everyone seems to be weighing in on “e-cigarettes” – from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to WebMD to major news outlets such as CNN and everyone in between. What are e-cigarettes, and why...

How to Get The Most Value out of your Insurance Professional

The health insurance and employee benefit market is undergoing a huge transformation. Changes in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, of course, affect hiring and...
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