Careful Handling of Construction Materials Saves Lives and Money

Posted on: April 25th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Material handling accidents account for thousands of injuries and a number of deaths each year on construction sites. They are one of the top injuries in the construction trade and can result in serious injuries and death depending on the material, the weight of the load, and the distance it falls. These injuries lead to […]

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Think Twice Before Scanning That QR Code

Posted on: April 18th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

QR codes — short for Quick Response codes — are everywhere these days, on the tables at restaurants, on posters, print and electronic advertising, and even during TV programming and commercials. By training your smartphone camera on one, you’ll get a prompt to click to open a web page, typically one for the company behind […]

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New Guidance: Workers Can Take FMLA Leave in Hourly Increments

Posted on: April 11th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued new guidance on the federal Family Medical Leave Act that has upended the notion of what qualifies as leave under the statute. Its Wage and Hour Division in February issued a guidance letter noting that employees with a serious illness may use intermittent leave under the FMLA to […]

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FAIR Plan More Than Doubles Its Commercial Property Coverage Limits

Posted on: April 4th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

With more and more California businesses being forced to go to the California FAIR Plan for their coverage, the market of last resort has moved to increase its commercial property coverage limits significantly. This should bring a semblance of relief to companies located in wildfire-prone areas, who have seen their commercial property insurance non-renewed and […]

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