Pinnacol Assurance Safety Seminar

Claims Management with Pinnacol Assurance Have you every wandered if you are managing a workers compensation claim correctly. Come learn the in’s and outs of claim management with Kay Carnahan Director-Agent Loss management Programs of Pinnacol Assurance Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:30-2:30 Pinnacol Assurance Offices 7501 E Lowry Blvd. Denver, Co 80240 For further information on claims management and what …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Turn your office into a “Green” office

Strategies to making your office green: With the environment ever so changing we have found some strategies to help lower energy cost and become more environmentally friendly. Reduce computer energy use as much as possible by shutting down the computer after each day. Setting sleep mode on your computer will also save energy. Make copies only when essential. You can …

Written By: StaffScapes

Devastating Labor Initiatives on the November Ballot

Several labor law initiatives heat up Colorado’s ballot in November. The 2008 general election ballot will have a battle between organized labor and business interests competing to get ballot initiatives passed for their side. The battle began when business interests, led by Jonathan Coors, filed a “Right to Work” initiative. Organized labor then filed offsetting initiatives, four of which would …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Monday, September 1st

Offices will be closed for Labor day. StaffScapes offices will be closed Monday, September 1st for Labor Day.  Federal Reserves will also be closed on Septemeber 1st.  Have a great holiday weekend!

Written By: StaffScapes

Modified Duty?

Ever wonder what to do with the worker who is injured? Modified Duty is a duty you give an injured worker so they may return to work under the restrictions from which the doctor treating the worker has given. When considering you will need to keep in mind the mobility of the injured worker. You should make a list of …

Written By: StaffScapes

Direct Deposit & Payroll Changes

Colorado PEO makes changes to check stock to deter ID theft. A big concern for StaffScapes is your personal identity safety and eliminating any chance of ID theft.  You will notice three areas that have changed or have just been changed on your payroll checks: –  To comply with certain state laws only the last 4 digits of an employees …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Fight Back Against Gas Prices

With gas prices continuing to be high, it is making commuting to work a big concern for employees. Here are some ways to help your employees feel like they haven’t been hit so hard. Offer more flexible work schedules. For example, many companies are allowing their employees to work for 10 hours a day, 4 days a week. If your …

Written By: StaffScapes

PEOs The way to go for small companies

Controlling cost and optimizing resources with a PEO. Is your business generating a small profit? Are human resources and benefits eating away at that profit? Insurance benefits are the one area that is increasing the most over the past few years.  Professional Employer Organizations remove the burden of employment and help small companies get a handle on ever increasing employee …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Lowest Fatality Rate in Recorded OSHA History

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report showing a decline in worker fatalities. The rate of worker fatalities has declined by 6% from 2006 to 2007, based on a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on August 20, 2008. The report released by BLS is using preliminary numbers due to final data for 2007 not being released …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau

Colorado Compliance Posters

Compliance poster made easy with a PEO Over the next few months business will be hit hard with adds selling compliance poster. some of these adds sounds like a demand letter from the IRS requiring you to update every year. Certain poster did change this year but not all posters have changed an example of this is minimum wage. Colorado …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau