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Who Pays for Workers’ Compensation?

Workers' compensation benefits cover employees' expenses after a work-related injury or illness, but who pays for workers' compensation insurance premiums? Here's the scoop.

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

Facing job-related injury or illness, one of the first questions people ask is how does workers' compensation work? Here's an employer-employee overview.

Workers’ Comp Insurance Cost

For businesses concerned about workers’ comp insurance cost, here's a look at cost factors, averages, and why not carrying workers' compensation can be far more expensive.

Do I Need Workers’ Comp Insurance?

The answer to "Do I need workers' comp insurance?" depends. Do you have employees? Where do they live and you operate? There's more; here's what to know.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits: 4 Categories and Why They’re Important

Workers' compensation benefits extend to employees who suffer work-related injuries, illness or death. Here's a look at 4 types and why they're important.

5 Reasons Companies Should Invest in Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for Human Resources

Crisis interventions help alleviate an individual’s distress signals and minimize the possibility of future incidents.

Psyched: Adding Behavioral Psychology to HR

Psychology in HR is more than industrial or organizational psychology. Behavioral psychology can help you get more done with less effort.

Return From Parental Leave

Helping new moms and dads transition back to the workplace upon return from parental leave can impact employee focus, productivity, and retention. Here's how to support them.

Pay Compression: How and Why to Recognize and Avoid It

Pay compression, the damaging practice of unfair remuneration, can be remedied with salary analysis and a fair compensation strategy.

Military Leave: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Certain activities related to military service or caretaking qualify employees for various types of job-protected military leave. Here's how it works.

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