There are a million rules and regulations your business has to follow when it comes to HR and payroll procedures. It is a headache to figure out how to keep track of it all, especially for people who have businesses in multiple states. Did you know every state has different rules for how you should handle worker’s compensation? You can get in big trouble if you aren’t following the rules and regulations set out for worker’s comp in each state, and you could end up losing a lot of money if you don’t do it right. Fortunately, Alliance HR can do all the work for you.
Rules by state
There are different rules and regulations in every state regarding how you should pay worker’s compensation and how to manage it. One example of this is in Nebraska where there are 76 rules and even more statutes about workers compensation that need to be followed. There are also different rules that must be followed by different size businesses and different kinds of workplace environments. There are some jobs that have little risk of an employee claiming worker’s comp while more dangerous jobs may see claims more often. Just learning and understanding all the rules for worker’s compensation in one state can be a headache, let alone in different states. Then there’s the fact that the rules are constantly changing per state, which makes it impossible to keep track of all the time.
Dealing with workers comp claims
Another issue that arises when an employee files a workers compensation claim is figuring out how you are supposed to deal with it. Is it something you pay out? Is it something the government pays out? Are you supposed to be insured when you get it? These are all important questions that you could spend weeks trying to figure out. You probably don’t want to lose more money than necessary over it, but it is important that you are prepared in case one of your employees is hurt on the job, so they can be taken care of. That is why it is easier when you work with Alliance HR to take care of all this for you.
How can Alliance HR help?
When you sign an agreement with Alliance HR, we become responsible for managing anything and everything that has to do with worker’s compensation. You no longer have to spend any time figuring out the rules and regulations that must be followed. Alliance HR assumes the liability for any employee injuries when you have contracted with us. That means we provide the risk management, claim management, year-end audits, requested certificates of insurance, and employee safety programs. We’ll help ensure your employees are safer with less risk of injury and that you aren’t spending a lot of money every year on paying out workers comp claims.