By Lorie Birk
Arizona Vice President of Membership Services
Mountain States Employers Council
As we near the beginning of a New Year, it’s smart to think about what new business resolution employers may want to make that would benefit their companies.If that has you scratching your head, here’s an idea: securing sensitive company information.
There are several aspects to address when thinking about this topic.
Business owners may want to become familiar with the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA), which is the legal framework used to protect industry trade secrets in the Continue reading
The number of work-related injuries and illnesses in 2012 was down compared to previous years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) latest nonfatal work-related injury and illness report. BLS found Arizona’s occupational injury and illness rate to be 3.2 per 100 full-time employees during 2012, which was lower than the national average of 3.4, Business Insider reported. Overall, the national rate is declining year-over-year, with the average being 3.5 per 100 workers in 2011. Continue reading
Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t just strike older people; employees younger than 65 years old can suffer from early onset Alzheimer’s disease and not know it. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and employers may want to focus on informing themselves and their workers about the symptoms of early onset Alzheimer’s disease as well as the types of accommodations workers with the disease may receive under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Continue reading