PEO

On a state-by-state basis, small- and medium-sized employers are required to have some level of workers’ compensation insurance. But getting that coverage can be challenging or confusing. That’s why outsourcing all workers’ compensation to a professional employer organization, or PEO, is touted as a comprehensive, problem-solving solution that also mixes in human resources services, payroll, …

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Workers Comp Fraud

Workers’ compensation fraud can end up costing employers in the United States more than $7.2 billion every year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB). This startling number is born out of employees’ efforts to game the system, finding ways to seek out loopholes and take advantage of the system altogether. One major type …

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workers comp fraud in the staffing industry

Insurance fraud is a pervasive issue in the workers’ compensation insurance world. Those who commit fraud may be employers, employees, vendors, or temporary employees in the workers’ compensation system. While the vast majority of claims for workers’ compensation are on the level, fraudulent claims make up a major portion of payments made by insurance companies …

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How to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Risk Exposures with Temporary Staffing Agencies

While staffing agencies are an effective solution for companies looking for reliable short-term employment help, they are not immune to liability and risk exposures for workplace issues. In fact, in some cases, a client is exposed to liability as a result of using a temporary staffing agency. How to Reduce Risk Exposure in Workers’ Compensation …

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Staffing Workers’ Compensation in Action When Problems are Everywhere

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims and solutions among the staffing and short-term hiring industry, dealing with risks and liabilities is a little more unique than having to deal with issues among permanent workers. The reasons for this can be wide and varied, but what do you do when claims aren’t handled correctly or …

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Do Temporary Employees Need Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Temporary workers can be a great asset for companies looking to handle busy work periods or knock out special projects with a little extra help. But no matter if it’s a one-day project or a six-month contract, temporary workers are just as vulnerable to becoming injured as full-time permanent employees. So, what happens when a …

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