The process of getting employees back into the workplace – along with social distancing, sanitizing, and COVID-19 screening protocols – is filling business agendas these days. And rightly so, as ... Read More
All of us are dealing with an increase in stressors due to the enormous amount of change over the last few months. The “COVID-normal” dictates more time with immediate family members, less time ... Read More
If you are an employer, you have a positive duty to protect workers from harm. Industry-specific guidelines on how to do that in the COVID-19 environment are now published by occupational safety and ... Read More
It has now been five months since my world changed in the midst of this life-changing pandemic. On March 11, 2020, I got the call from my 84-year-old mother, who – in a most dreadful and devastated ... Read More
Leadership is not for the faint of heart; in fact, it can feel absolutely terrifying. Executive leaders regularly make decisions that affect the entire organization and have long-reaching consequences on ... Read More
Executive Summary for the Akos White Paper: Workers' Compensation - A Modern Solution for an Age-old Problem
The full paper is available here.
The idea of workers’ compensation is not a modern one, ... Read More
Ensuring employees are healthy and can meet the physical demands of their job is paramount to maintaining a productive workforce. Unforeseen events, such as a global pandemic, can create challenges and ... Read More
On July 29, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released information on Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with COVID-19. CMS indicated this is the first report in a monthly series ... Read More
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Hearing Loss And Illinois Workers' Compensation Hearing loss cases are unique because we all are exposed to loud noises at various times of the day. If you live in Chicago it’s probably worse for you than if you live in a more rural area like ...