Employee (Mis)Classification: What’s Old is Still New
The attached article is courtesy of: Setliff Law, P.C. 4940 Dominion Boulevard Glen Allen, VA 23060; Phone: (804)377-1276; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every time we give a presentation on Workers Compensation, or contracting, or employer liability, or a similar subject, someone comes up to one of us and asks some question about how they have no employees, only independent contractors, and their contract includes terms X and Y, or some contractor got injured while working, etc. Each time these people seem to believe they have come up with an iron-clad way to reduce expenses, avoid the need for insurance (or even foist responsibility for that insurance onto someone else), and avoid liability. They invariably have not. Click here to continue reading.
Tips to Have Successful Roadside Inspections
This article is courtesy of Acuity InsuranceIn my role helping motor carriers with their needs, I often find myself in conversations about struggles with roadside inspections. When I ask how these inspections affect their business operations, things like insurance, customers, brokers, and driver recruitment/retention don’t always make their lists, but they are all impacted. Over my 30-plus years in the industry, I learned roadside inspections and CSA scores are tied together and can affect both drivers and motor carriers in many ways. Although many people think of them negatively, they can be managed in a positive light. Click here for 7 ways to turn roadside inspections into a positive experience.