May 2018


CDC Says Lyme Disease Affects 300,000 Americans Each Year

he US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year and this situation is a tremendous public health


Miscommunication is a Lose-Lose Situation

Nothing hinders your supervisory role more than miscommunication. Successful supervisors can’t afford to beat around the bush; they must be clear and decisive, and pract

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Private Insurance Need Not Pay for Injured Employee’s Medical Cannabis

In Feb. 2017, the Human Rights Commission ruled that a private medical plan committed disability discrimination by denying an injured employee coverage of medical cannabis le

Termination Notice

Not Quite an Employee but Close Enough to Qualify for Termination Notice

A sheet metal estimator sued an electrical contractor for wrongful dismissal after his 18-year run with the firm came to an end. The firm denied the charge, contending that t


Exercise Increases Night Shift Alertness

A brisk walk on the job or a few minutes on an exercise bike can boost alertness among your night shift workers, according to Circadian 24/7 Workforce Solutions. “Ex


What Does It Take To Be A Leader?

wo days before Matt began his new supervisory position, he started second-guessing himself. He wondered, “How do I know if I've got what it takes to be a leader?” Matt

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