Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia now allow the medical use of marijuana. Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska have also legalized its recreational use and possession. Will this send employers’ zero-tolerance policies up in smoke? Continue reading “Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation”
About 46 percent of self-employed workers conduct their business from home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you have a home-based business, you have special insurance needs.
The broader availability of wide-band or wireless Internet access and faster, cheaper computers have made working at home an increasingly viable possibility for millions of entrepreneurs. Continue reading “Insuring Your Home Based Business”
How can you tell if an employee might have a substance abuse problem? He or she may have physical symptoms (chills, smell of alcohol, sweating, weight loss, physical deterioration) Continue reading “Symptoms of Substance Abuse in the Workplace”