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Holiday Party Mishaps – And How to Avoid Them

The holiday season can be stressful for HR departments. Even when you don’t have to plan it, the annual holiday party brings a mountain of concerns about the well-being of your workers, possible discrimination, and the potential for inappropriate behavior. Here are three common holiday party mishaps and the steps your HR team can take [...]

By |2019-11-08T08:52:28-05:00November 8th, 2019|Sheakley Updates|0 Comments

Understanding Workers’ Compensation Management in the Construction Industry

Construction companies in Ohio have plenty to think about. The industry as a whole has been growing steadily over the last few years, bringing new competition and worker shortages along with it. With constant Mergers and Acquisitions disrupting the construction landscape in Ohio, workers' compensation claims may not be top-of-mind, but they can have a [...]

By |2019-08-27T09:29:08-04:00August 27th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

How Handicap Reimbursement May Lower Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Costs in Ohio

When an employee gets injured on the job, there can be plenty of factors that contributed to the accident that caused their injury. Sometimes, it's the fault of a 3rd party and you may qualify for rebuttable presumption. But, what happens when an employee gets injured due to something entirely different? What if a physical [...]

By |2019-08-15T09:25:08-04:00August 15th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Changing Your Workers’ Compensation Manual Codes – Saving Money & Keeping You Compliant

In Ohio, the Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) uses manual classification codes to determine your workers' compensation rates. These codes can vary greatly, and the code your business is assigned will make a massive impact on your wallet. What if these codes are wrong? Believe it or not, there are many businesses in Ohio who [...]

By |2019-08-13T08:55:28-04:00August 13th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

The Role of Medical Records in Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claims

Are you positive that your employee's injury happened on the job? For business owners, that can be a tough question to answer. In fact, many business owners accept all workers' compensation claims out of fear of prosecution or damaging their reputation. Here's the problem —  employees filing workers’ compensation claims for past injuries is more common [...]

By |2019-08-08T13:00:14-04:00August 8th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Ohio Workers’ Compensation: The Role of Subrogation in 3rd Party Accidents

There are over 6 million car accidents per year in the United States. And, as many as 85% of all workers’ compensation claims are due to slip-and-fall accidents. In other words, accidents happen! When they happen on the job, workers have the right to file for workers’ compensation — which helps them with expenses relating to any [...]

By |2019-08-06T09:27:16-04:00August 6th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

How Rebuttable Presumption Helps Deter Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation laws are in place to provide medical costs and wage replacement for workers who sustain an injury on the job. They act as a buffer for employers by shielding them from lawsuits from injured employees. But what happens when an employee is injured while impaired? It’s more common than you think. 1 in [...]

By |2019-08-01T09:35:42-04:00August 1st, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Understanding Workers’ Compensation Settlements in Ohio

Workers’ compensation cases are supposed to be simple, right? But what happens when you or your employee don’t agree with the decision passed down by the Industrial Commission? Believe it or not, a small portion of workers' compensation claims will go to trial. Any employer or employee can appeal an industrial commission’s decision by taking [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:52:51-04:00July 30th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

The Benefits of a PEO – Group Healthcare Coverage

The large employee group constituted by multiple employers' participation in the PEO opens up access to spectacular cost savings for employers, due to economies of scale that group buying creates. Typically only large companies are able to gain access to the best, most cost-effective insurance plans due to their size and the negotiating power it [...]

By |2019-08-02T08:56:23-04:00July 25th, 2019|Full-Service HR|0 Comments