On most days, we take our feet for granted. We stand on them, we walk on them, we shove them into heels and tight shoes, and we work on them. Still, there are more than 60,000 foot injuries each year that are severe enough to keep people home from work. So, how do we recognize - and avoid - any problems that might be afoot (see what we did there?)
The benefits of a diverse workplace are easy to recognize, but there are some challenges to communicating to a group compiled of people from different backgrounds, different experiences, and even different languages. Workers’ compensation is already a complicated subject, so how do you ensure that all of your employees know and understand workers’ compensation insurance?
As people live longer, their productive years also grow. Many “retirees” simply aren’t ready to hang up their hats by the time they hit their 50s, or even 60s. In fact, they wish to continue contributing to the labor market. This sounds fantastic, but what does it mean for employers? Is it a risk or a benefit to have an older workforce? Let’s explore.