Sunday, November 8, 2015
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...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Illinois does not have a statute or regulation generally addressing
drug testing of employees and applicants by private employers.
However, Illinois law requires that employers working under a
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Restaurants are ideal targets for violence because of the
large amounts of cash, late hours and close contact with customers.
To reduce violence, consider implementing the following...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Proper Cooking Temperatures Food temperature guidelines for
restaurant workers in Chicago, IL: Cooking and serving food at safe
temperatures is one of the most effective ways to prevent...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Having trouble collecting from your customers? Wondering how to
deal with customers who won't pay or are slow to pay? These
suggestions will help you collect from past due accounts.
Chances are most...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
By the beginning of 2013, the social networking Web site Facebook
had more than one billion users, and an estimated 500 million
people use micro-blogging service Twitter. The business networking
Friday, August 28, 2015
Based on the geographic location of your business, many state
workers’ compensation statutes limit and mandate certain employer
actions when a worker is injured. Depending on the state, there...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
While an employer’s hiring and firing practices may present the
greatest risk for litigation, lawsuits based on a company’s
employment practices can happen for many reasons. Poorly written
Monday, August 24, 2015
Valet in Chicago, Illinois Offering valet service is
an important part of our commitment to customer service. However,
offering a service that accepts responsibility for a customer’s
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Know Your Rights When Faced with Imminent Dangers As a restaurant
worker, you face a variety of hazards. Fortunately, you do have
rights to control your safety and protect yourself and your
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Your experience modification factor, or mod, is an important
component used in calculating your workers’ compensation premium.
If you can control your mod, you can lower your price — so...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Employers: Have You Updated Your Social Media Policy? If it's been
a while since you updated your employee manuals, or you don't have
a coherent policy regarding the use of social media, it's time...
Monday, August 17, 2015
The 10 Occupations with the Largest Number of Injuries and Illness
Rank Occupation Number Percent of Total 1 Laborers
(nonconstruction) 60,640 6.7% 2 Truck drivers, heavy 40,440 4.5 3
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Surviving a Business Interruption Loss: What You Need To Know
Superstorm Sandy caused $19 billion in insured property losses when
it hit the northeast in 2012. Most of that was direct damage...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Preparing for Restaurant Health Inspections Ensuring that your
restaurant is clean and serves fresh, safe food to patrons is your
greatest responsibility, and health inspections are a way for you
Monday, August 3, 2015
As technology becomes increasingly important for successful
business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability
insurance policy will only continue to grow. The continued rise in
the amount of...
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Winter weather and spring storms can take a toll on
sidewalks and parking lots, which can lead to costly slips, trips
and falls. Summertime is an ideal time to spot some of these
problems and make...
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Work-related stress has been defined by the National
Institute for Occupational Health and Safety as emotional and
harmful responses occurring when job requirements don't match a
Friday, July 24, 2015
One of the tools EMC safety engineers use to help minimize or
eliminate worker exposure to hazards is the hierarchy of hazard
control. This simple tool allows organizations to select the