The focus on total claims cost from one year to
the next is incomplete and shortsighted. It fails to recognize or measure
what’s driving the claim costs. CompScore Metrics looks at the most important
measurements for driving down workers’ compensation costs.
There's an old saying in Texas: "If you've got to swallow a bucket of frogs, you might as well start with the big one." And, sometimes, the idea of "selling" can be a big frog for technicians to swallow.
Severance agreements have been challenged in some recent court cases, particularly agreements that require employees to waive their right to file an administrative charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
When managers give useful feedback, employees know how closely their work meets the expectations of customers and managers. Useful feedback is information that tells individual employees as well as work groups how well they're doing and what to do to improve their work.
A recent online poll on The NEWS Website, “Are You Finding Enough Qualified Technicians?”, indicates that many HVAC contractors around the country are still finding it difficult to fill their ranks with the service technicians they need.
A major factor contributing to employer and employee dissatisfaction with group health insurance programs is a lack of awareness of what their plan covers. The expanding health care product portfolio and the introduction of consumer-driven plans, including Health Savings Accounts, are making employer education a priority.