July 2015 E-Newsletter

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Take Three Steps to Controlling Your Workers’ Compensation Costs?
Workers’ Compensation can be a large cost center for a business. The extent depends on the type of business and the state where the business is located. The cost to insure a single employee making $30,000 per year can range from less than $100 (for a clerical worker) to around $1,400 (for a restaurant worker) to more than $10,000 (for a roofing worker)

What is Environmental Liability Insurance?
In a town about 30 minutes’ drive south from Boston, there is a former fireworks factory. The factory made and tested munitions there for more than 60 years. Its operations left the soil and water there with high concentrations of chemicals, including mercury and lead. The pollution is so bad that the site qualifies for the federal Superfund program. However, the town government instead will receive $70

Violence in the Workplace: What Employers Can Do
Kim Scott, an intensive care nurse at a Florida hospital, has taken a beating on the job. Mentally ill patients and their family members have hit her, kicked her, pushed her, pulled her hair, and grabbed objects from her. Her experience is not unique. The nurses’ union says three-quarters of its members have been assaulted while at work. Some have ended up in the emergency room.

 


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