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Culture Change Begins with the Safety Orientation Session

November 1, 2015

  Culture Change Begins with the Safety Orientation Session   By: Antonio Arzate, Consultant – Loss Control Services   November 1, 2015   A safety orientation session should include the following: Their contributions matter – Begin by helping workers understand their roles and the company’s mission. Treat them like people – Every individual in the room want …

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Changes Looming for Overtime Exemption Rules

February 20, 2015

  Changes Looming for Overtime Exemption Rules   By: Linda Drassen, BSM, MM/HRM, PHR; Director of Operations – Human Resource Services February 20, 2015 – On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Labor to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations that dictate “white collar” overtime …

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The Importance of Developing a Safety Culture

February 17, 2015

  The Importance of Developing a Safety Culture   By: Antonio Arzate, Consultant – Loss Control Services February 17, 2015 – Is the safety of your employees important to you? Is the safety of your employees important to their spouse, children, and family? I hope that the answer to the last two questions is an …

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ACA Employee Mandate Here to Stay

February 4, 2015

  ACA Employee Mandate Here to Stay   By: Jennifer Black, Risk Advisor – Employee Benefits February 4, 2015 – For many businesses, 2015 has brought back the Affordable Care Act employer mandate that was delayed in 2013. Now that we know the employer mandate is not going away, what does a business owner need …

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Product Recall Insurance Park of Product Risk Planning

December 20, 2014

  Product Recall Insurance Park of Product Risk Planning   By: Julie Davis, CIC, Risk Advisor – Property & Casualty December 20, 2014 – There may be no word that strikes greater fear in the hearts of individuals in the manufacturing/processing industry than “recall.” Mere consideration of the term may mean that someone has been …

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E-Verify: Not Time to Panic…Yet

December 10, 2014

  E-Verify: Not Time to Panic…Yet   December 10, 2014 – IBTX strives to keep our clients abreast of major changes that may affect their businesses. Some of you may have received an advertisement (cleverly disguised as a fact) that states all Texas employers are now required to begin using E-Verify for all employees. I …

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OSHA Revised Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries

December 3, 2014

  OSHA Revised Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries   December 3, 2014 – IBTX strives to keep our clients abreast of major changes that may affect their businesses. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or …

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The Final Countdown, Complying with ACA Mandates

November 9, 2014

  The Final Countdown, Complying with ACA Mandates   November 9, 2014 – As we countdown to the end of 2014, the Obama administration has not yet revealed if there will be any delays to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for employers with 100+ employees. Currently, all the medical insurance carriers in …

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Helping New Managers and Supervisors Succeed

November 7, 2014

  Helping New Managers and Supervisors Succeed   November 7, 2014 – Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly – Proverb. From birth we began our lives wiggling aimlessly just to learn what our little arms and legs were for. Wiggling aimlessly eventually became sitting, crawling, and standing …

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The Major Impact of Proposed EMR Changes

October 20, 2014

  The Major Impact of Proposed EMR Changes   October 20, 2014 – Everyone who is involved with Workers Compensation Insurance is very familiar with the Experience Modification Rate (EMR). This article is to advise you about some possible changes that will be made to the EMRs, and how these changes could financially impact your company. …

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