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How Much Medical Disclosure Is Too Much

October 1, 1997
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Employee medical information is an emerging area of law. The lack of age-tested ground rules often leads to horrifying mistakes on the part of HR and managers. However, despite the gray areas, there are some guidelines.
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Cashing In on Safety

August 1, 1997
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Rewarding employees for safety is a business strategy that's keeping workers' compensation costs and injury rates down. Find out what business issues are driving the trend, and the strategies that companies-big and small-are using.
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Is There a Nurse in the Office

June 1, 1997
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In this age of downsizing and corporate cost-cutting, having an occupational health nurse on staff may seem frivolous. But, a consultant in occupational health and safety shows that having this internal asset makes dollars and sense.
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New EEOC Guidelines Affect ADA Handling

February 1, 1997
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance on the interaction between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state workers' compensation laws. The new guidance touches a number of employment issues.
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Three Legal Trends Will Affect You

October 1, 1996
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Keeping abreast of the latest legal issues can help you better defend your company.
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Wiring Up Workers' Comp Claims

April 1, 1996
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By using Electronic Data Interchange, your benefits managers can streamline an otherwise cumbersome process. Add speed, accuracy and consistency by utilizing today's technological innovations.
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Overtime Compensation Isn't as Simple as It Seems

December 1, 1995
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Your state's laws regarding overtime pay could vary quite drastically from federal laws. Employers unaware of the differences might find themselves in serious violation.
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Preventing Injuries The Big Payoff

April 1, 1994
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Rosendin Electric, Inc. uses a computer program to identify targets for a safety campaign that reduces workers' compensation claims.
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Employees Exercise To Prevent Injuries

July 1, 1993
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In preparation for the physical work of their jobs, production employees at an Indiana carmaker receive physical conditioning that includes aerobic and stretching exercises.
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The Shaping of an Exercise Program

July 1, 1993
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Lafayette, Indiana-based Subaru-Isuzu (SIA) has take their exercise program through lots of planning, careful implementation and many revisions so that they could minimize workplace injuries, such as strained muscles and repetitive-motion injuries. The program has expanded to include aerobics and more-intensive general exercises.
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