This past year saw a flurry of federal and state-level legal decisions with serious implications for the workers compensation and workplace safety sectors.
Here is a review of the 2018 legal rulings
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Odell Studner, an Acrisure Agency Partner, is a Pride Risk appointed Master Broker Agent (MBA) and has been working as an insurance broker in the staffing industry for over 20 years.
"We placed our first account with Pride Risk/SouthEast Personnel Leasing in January 2019. Our standards are very high, and we have the following expectations of our insurance solutions partners." - Kevin Turner, Vice President
Odell Studner Standards: The Pride Risk program was able to form a partnership and facilitate solutions by possessing the following:
"In my brief experience, Pride Risk/SouthEast hit all three and they will not take short cuts. They follow rules in order to protect their business which in turn protects their clients."
- A high level of business ethics and professionalism
- Stability of the insurance or business solution they are offering
- Pricing that is fair and honest which ultimately leads to long term partnerships
"In an entrepreneurial and fast-moving industry like staffing, many buyers of insurance and business solutions look for the path of least resistance. If you're willing to put in the time and learn the process by which Pride/SouthEast operates, you will reap the benefits of stability and pricing which will allow your company to thrive." - Kevin Turner, Vice President
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Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark hosted its annual "20 Issues to Watch" webinar on January 8th, preparing participants for a busy 2019 in the world of workers' compensation and employee benefits.
Take a look at what is on the radar for the workers' comp industry in 2019.
More than half of insurer executives see adapting to the changing workforce and workplace as the top challenge for 2019 and express concern over new and changing risks associated with an aging workforce, unskilled workers, independent contractors and new technology, according to a report issued by NCCI.
Find out the industry concerns and possible solutions from NCCI’s report.
Despite the current U.S. government shutdown, many aspects of the federal government continue to operate, including the federal court system.
Check out some of the legal, legislative and administrative developments that may impact employers in 2019.
NCCI's Quarterly Economics Briefing examines the current state of the economy and implications for workers compensation insurance.
The report is presented in two sections:
Section 2: Employment and Wage Growth by State and Economic Sector
Staffing Industry Analysts
NLRB Chairman John Ring rejected a request from two Democratic House lawmakers to back off on the board's proposed joint-employer rule. The proposed rule aims to roll back a 2015 decision by the NLRB that expanded the definition of joint employment.
Learn more about the lawmakers' request opposing NLRB's proposed rule.