Texting and Driving: Risky Business

texting-driving

00:08 Distracted driving kills more than 3,000 individuals a year, and injures about 400,000 more. And with motor vehicle accidents being the leading cause of workplace fatalities, distracted driving can be risky business. 00:51 According to OSHA, business owners and managers are responsible for safeguarding workers who drive as part of their job, even if […]

Avoid Common Hours Worked Mistakes Under the FLSA

Common Hours Worked Mistakes

0:43 In the United States, wages are generally regulated under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, which sets basic minimum wage and overtime standards for workers. Wages may also be regulated by state law. 01:15 Employers who fail to pay non-exempt employees for all hours worked put themselves at risk of an employee […]

Should Your Company Go BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)?

BYOD

00:43 BYOD is more than just a trend; it’s fast becoming the norm in mobile business communication. The move to BYOD brings plenty of advantages for employers, some of which might apply to your company. 01:13 Employees are also typically more comfortable using their personal devices. Not everyone is tech-savvy, and having to master and […]

Workplace Violence

office violence

00:45 Workplace violence, which is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at or outside the workplace. It can include threats and verbal abuse, physical assaults or even homicide, which is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths. Workplace violence can affect and involve employees, […]