Confused About the New Marijuana Law?

Confused About the new Marijuana Law? Are you wondering how this will affect your business, employees and clients? Can you fire employees for testing positive for marijuana? What about Colorado’s anti-discrimination law that prohibits termination for lawful off-duty activity? Do you need to make changes to your Drug-Free Workplace policies? How will your insurance policies be affected (ie. workers compensation, general liability, product liability, etc.)? What …

Written By: Jake Stratton

Voting requirements for employers

On Tuesday, November 6, Americans will cast their vote for the next President of the United States as well as many additional important political positions and amendments. As an employer, you may have questions regarding your requirements for allowing your employees time away from work to vote.  According to the Colorado Secretary of State, and Revised Statute §1-7-102, employers must allow …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  At StaffScapes, we wanted to bring to you information regarding disability awareness, what is considered a disability and some statistics regarding employment of disabled workers. The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) requires all employers with 15 or more employees to provide qualified disabled individuals with the same employment-related opportunities as their non-disabled co-workers.  Discrimination in …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

The Benefits of Vision Care

Voluntary benefits can increase job satisfaction, reduce expenses, improve productivity and help set you, the employer apart from your other competitors when recruiting key staff for your business.  It also is a primary factor in the decision employees make to stay with their employers when compared to job opportunities that do not offer benefits. Last year we shared with you …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Stripper Poles and Workers’ Comp.

After 40 years of living, I know I still have a lot to learn.  But in those 40 years, I’ve also experienced a lot and seen some really strange things.  So imagine my surprise when I read a publicity pitch a few weeks ago on tow hitch stripper poles.  Got that picture?  After I quit laughing from the images describe …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Tickets for Fright Fest 2012 at Elitch Gardens now available!

Fall is in the air, leaves are falling and it is time to get scared!  Spend a little goulish time around ghosts and goblins this October at Elitch Gardens.   With two haunted houses, live shows, costume contests and many other treats for the kids or kids at heart, you’ll have a great time any Friday, Saturday or Sunday in October.  To …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy