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Asphalt Company Wins Work Comp Case – 5 Tips You Can Use
A Florida asphalt contractor recently benefited from having effective human resource policies.  It avoided paying disability benefits to an injured employee (his skid steer loader was hit by a dump truck) that refused to return to suitable work.  In Florida, an injured employee is entitled to Temporary Partial Disability benefits (hereinafter TPD...
Does your Company have CDL Drivers? 10 Steps to get ready for Clearinghouse
If your company employs CDL Drivers that are regulated by the Department of Transportation, then get ready to meet the new compliance responsibilities under the FMCSA Clearinghouse that begins on January 6, 2020. The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that will give employers, FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies, and State law enforcement...
(Save thousands $$) How to Implement a Florida certified Drug Free Workplace Program
Every day Florida employers choose to establish certified drug-free workplace policies, to save money and be protected from workplace accidents that are caused by employees working under the influence of drugs and alcohol.  The benefits of becoming a carrier certified drug free workplace include: (1) employees are aware of the importance of safety...
How will your drug testing lab handle medical marijuana results?
Now that medical marijuana is legal in Florida, there is a good chance that your company will have an applicant or employee test positive for marijuana, and then present proof that they have a valid registration with the Office of Medical Marijuana. Is that drug test reported as positive or negative by your testing lab? ......
HR reminders for the company Christmas party
With Thanksgiving over, Florida businesses are turning attention to the Christmas and holiday party or luncheon in December. This annual event is just around the corner and you (Office Manager or HR Coordinator) are probably reviewing last year’s email reminder to employees that communicate the event details, proper attire and general behavio...
FMCSA Establishes National Drug and Alcohol Testing Clearinghouse for Commercial Drivers
Washington DC – On December 2, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a final rule that establishes a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse for commercial truck and bus drivers.  The clearinghouse database will serve as a central repository containing records of violati...
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