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IDear Workforce-I Wage Info on the Web

January 3, 2000
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A place to find compensation information on the Internet.
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Make Sure Year-End Bonuses Don't Haunt Your Workers’ Comp Liability

December 2, 1999
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If your year-end bonus is based on employment throughout the prior year, make that clear. You may be able to prorate the bonus over the year for the purpose of calculating workers' comp.
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Voluntary Payments Instead of Workers’ Comp Can Cause Trouble

November 11, 1999
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Payments made in lieu of workers' comp that's ordered through the usual legal channels can end up vexing your company in the long run.
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Workers' Compensation Average Return-to-Work Time

June 4, 1999
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Steelcase's experience over the past 10 years.
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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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