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Take a Vacation – Not a Trip

Summer is in full swing and everyone’s schedules are busy. Employees are ready to get out and about, back to the office, out to lunch, out for a quick walk. Fresh air and sunshine are invigorating but remember to watch where you step. Being conscious of where you walk in […]

Where Can I Find Help?

We all suffer at times and having resources is a must. Here are a few organizations and sites that can help you find the help you need. Knowing where to go could help save you or someone close to you. SAMHSA National Helpline – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]

When Volunteering Outside Watch Out!

Summertime is in full swing and cleaning out weeds from the flower beds around our own buildings and volunteer work in our community can be hazardous. This could lead to unexpected workers’ compensation claims. Do you know what the common poisonous plants in your area are and what to do […]

The latest news from the Michigan Council of Self-Insured Group Administrators (MCSIGA) regarding Work Comp Agency Rule 101620, HB 4753, and HB 4822 Which employers will continue to be required to file a claim for all COVID-19 positive. If you have any questions please contact Natisha Jorae at njorae@mibankers.com

Take Time To Do What You Like To Do

You need to take a vacation. There are many studies that show time away from work has mental and physical benefits. People that use their vacation time have a lower risk of heart disease and are more motivated to achieve goals. American workers failed to use 768 million days of […]

Should You Hire Neurodiverse Employees?

Neurodiversity covers a broad range of individuals. The incidence of autism in the United States is now 1 in 42 among boys and 1 in 189 among girls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Consider the following article, “Neurodiveristy is a Competitive Advantage” from Harvard Business Review […]

Autism Acceptance Month

  This April, in our efforts to spread awareness, promote acceptance and ignite change we will be discussing autism acceptance month and neurodiversity in the workplace. The Autism Society of America, the nation’s oldest grassroots autism organization, is proud to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month in April 2021.   A commonly […]

Age Affects the Length of a Disability

  Employees have dramatically changed in comparison to the workforce of 25 years ago. In 2020, 1 in 4 American workers will be over 55. Many Americans over 65 will continue to actively participate in the workforce. The aging workforce is a factor most employers deal with today. Knowing the […]

MIOSHA Issues FAQ Clarifying Parts of Emergency Guidance

Moments ago, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) released an FAQ clarifying some of the top questions from employers in relation to their recent emergency guidance. The link to the FAQ’s can be found below which addresses various issues including important clarifications about work from home policies and “work […]

Are You Boosting Employee Morale?

  The COVID-19 Pandemic has and is disrupting everyday life for many. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself when helping your colleagues to feel less anxious. Do you check in often? – Be intentional about checking on your teammates. Set time on your calendar specifically for this. […]