Let’s Catchup with Some Important Events That May Affect Your Business

Let’s Catchup with Some Important Events That May Affect Your Business

This website was “kidnapped” recently by some folks who had nothing more productive to do, but we are back. So, lets catch-up on some news that should interest you and how you manage your organization.

Workers’ Comp Rate Decrease for California Employers?

It was just announced that employers could enjoy some rate decrease, but the details of how each employer will benefit is not clear. The effect of this rate change will depend upon the nature of the employer’s business, their location, claims history, and other factors.  So, this is not a cross the board reduction. In fact, some rates will increase dramatically.  So, reach out to your insurance advisor to learn how you may be affected.

For more information, go to this link for some details:


Barrette Business Services, Inc., aka BBSI Information About Their Finances

There is more press about the financial status of BBSI.  This company provides worker’s compensation and HR services to employers in California and some other States.

The essence of the new information is that BBSI’s financial statements for the last few years is questionable. As a result, the value of their stock may be delisted by the exchange that trades their stock.

Read more here:  http://www.wcexec.com/BBSI-Facing-Delisting.aspx

Sacramento Employers and HR professionals, be sure to save June 8th to “tune-up” your knowledge about accommodating employees with disabilities.  As you know, employment laws are complex and can be tricky.

This topic will be presented by Lukas Clary, associate in Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment practice group in Sacramento.

Employers generally understand their obligations to accommodate employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.  However, many employers are faced with questions about what exactly they need to do to provide accommodations.

This is another event sponsored by the Sacramento Employer Advisory Council.  For more information, & how to register for this breakfast meeting, go to this link: http://conta.cc/25hzeDZ

Contact me with questions about these happenings and other related topics via email: tbone@risksnthreatsmatter.com or office phone 800-346-6216 ext. 8758. There is not costs to have a conversation.

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Tom Bone
Risk Insurance Advisor
ISU Insurance Services
2266 Lava Ridge Court
Roseville, California 95661
Phone 916.960.8758 or 800.823.4852 ext. 8758
Fax 916.773.4484
Mobile 925.285.6790
Email tbone@risksnthreatsmatter.com
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