Use These 3 Reasons to Convince Your Boss to Send You to Safety Works Expo

You’d love to get out of the office, meet other business owners, HR managers, safety professionals and learn something new. But the boss is a little nervous that it’s an excuse for you to head straight to the golf course or meet up with friends for lunch.

We get it. That’s why we’ve created a quick list of reasons to help you win your boss’ Continue reading

Employees Sick Again? 5 Tips to Manage Seasonal Illnesses

DeniseBlommelBy Denise M. Blommel
Attorney

Despite the best weather in the nation, many Arizonans are suffering from allergies, colds and influenza. Human Resource professionals are fielding calls from supervisors about the many employees who are calling in sick and complaining about being short-handed.

On the other hand, even more employees are coming to work hacking and sneezing in order to work more hours to make ends meet. And the government will be mandating seven paid days of sick leave for employees of federal contractors beginning in 2017.

What’s an employer to do? Here are some tips: Continue reading

Prep for workplace changes as workforce matures

Employees who have been in the workforce for decades bring with them knowledge and experience that can benefit the company they work for. As the overall age of the U.S. workforce increases, employers may want to prepare for this demographic shift by instituting new work policies. They may want to implement ways to accommodate older employees to improve worker productivity and reduce safety incidents. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) revealed a new resource site to Continue reading