Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

Do You Need a Policy To Address Employee Side Hustles?

In some circles, side hustles have taken on mythic proportions. They may be a way to demonstrate personal passions and hidden talents, save for a dream vacation or test out a business…

5 Ways To Prevent Catalytic Converter Theft

Catalytic converters are near-literal goldmines for thieves looking to sell their valuable component metals. Here are 5 ways to deter them.

Are Workplace Bullies Lurking in Your Remote Environment?

Bullying is typically viewed through the lens of in-person work environments. We tend to think of overt actions like employees yelling, threatening and intimidating others in a packed conference room. Or we…

7 New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve comes with a lot of expectations and pressure to have a wonderful and memorable night. This can involve drinking, big parties, going out and fireworks. Make sure you keep…

Before You Give Up on an Insurance Claim

It’s no fun being on the receiving end of an insurance claim denial. But you can do a few things to help prevent or appeal a claim denial. Provide documentation when filing…

Are You Prepared for a Random OSHA Inspection?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can justify coming to your place of business for many different reasons. One of those reasons is a random inspection. Random inspections are the least…

Help Your Employees Unlock the Long-Term Power of HSAs

When your employees pair a health savings account (HSA) with your high-deductible health plan, they gain access to a financial tool that can help them pay for qualified medical expenses now and…

4 Steps To Help You Avoid Costly FMLA Errors

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows eligible employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for certain medical and family purposes, will mark its 30th year in 2023. And yet, three…

Charting a New Path for Employee Wellness

Employee stress, anxiety and burnout are on the rise. Surveys show that mental health has been declining for years. Given the current challenges facing employees, you may be among the many organizations…

6 Ways To Avoid an Insurance Claim This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, filled with food, friends and family — especially after last year’s canceled plans due to the COVID-19 shutdown. But turkey day can also bring its share of…