Preparing for a Workers’ Compensation Audit

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Just the mention of a workers’ compensation audit can stir up the butterflies in your stomach and add a serious dose of stress to your existence. But, if you are scheduled for an audit, there is no need to dread it. A small amount of preparation and common sense can save you a lot of […]

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Do You Need Workers’ Comp Coverage for Family Members?

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

One question we get often from small business owners is whether they have to secure workers’ comp coverage for family members that work for them. The short answer is “yes,” in most cases. Under California law, every employer in the state that uses employee labor, including family members, must secure workers’ comp coverage, as per […]

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Vacant Buildings Pose Risks, Insurance Challenges

Posted on: July 11th, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

According to the website, the average 2018 average vacancy rate for offices nationwide was to 12.2%, while 12.1% of retail spaces and 7.8% for industrial spaces were vacant. Unfortunately, when buildings stand vacant they become susceptible to a variety of problems. There are approximately 31,000 fires in vacant buildings annually, resulting in dozens of deaths, hundreds […]

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Smartphones and the Wage and Hour Dilemma

Posted on: July 3rd, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Do you ever wonder if your non-exempt employees are sneaking a peek at work e-mail off the clock? Ever suspect their bosses of pressuring them to respond to calls and e-mails after the workday ends? If those thoughts keep you up at night, it’s time to make sure your employees’ smartphones aren’t putting your organization […]

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