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The Top 5 Ways To Reduce Your Workers' Comp Premium

For a business owner, workers’ comp insurance is an inevitable necessity. But by learning how the system works, you will be able to comfortably have a handle on what you are paying for, what affects your annual premium, and how to better manage and plan for unforeseen events.

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Make Your Voice Heard! Attend the IEC Policy Conference

Descend upon Capitol Hill, hear from an array of political speakers and get briefed on the issues critical to IEC...

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Become a 2018 PEF Patriot Today!

IEC is looking to build upon the success of the 2017 PEF Patriot sponsorship campaign by boosting membership in 2018...

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Tell the S-Corp Association How Tax Reform Has Impacted You

To help provide policymakers with a better sense of how the Main Street business community is affected by the new law, the S-Corp Association is requesting pass-through businesses to fill out a brief survey that will aid in its advocacy efforts...

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IEC Issues Comments on Association Health Plans

On March 6, IEC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in response to its proposed rule that was issued as a result of President Trump’s executive order titled, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” which directs the federal government to expand access to Association Health Plans...

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NLRB Vacates Joint Employer Case; Returns to BFI Standard

The NLRB vacated the joint employer decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., returning to the expanded standard that was decided in the 2015 Browning Ferris case...

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Your Help Needed: NLRB Ambush Election Request for Information

IEC needs your input for addressing the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) request for information on the ‘Ambush’ election rules...

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Hard of Nothing

There are challenges in life that many of us will never experience...

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I Got an App for That ...

More and more these days the answer to my questions seem to always involve the statement, “I got an app for that.” Once we go down this road, we spend 20 minutes or so looking at each other’s phones so I can download a new cool app. Somewhere in there I get the answer to my question. The plus is that I have a cool new app. Somewhere in the back of my mind though I have to question how dependent we are on “apps” and whether or not that is a good thing. Have these digital tools replaced a basic level of knowledge that we need in our profession to get work done? I wonder how this impacts safety in either a positive or negative way.

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Recruiting for the Future

MCA, Inc, and IEC have jointly prepared and distributed many articles in the past few years, and most of them focus on the shifting market and the demands that this places on business leaders. In addition to focusing on the business models and the business processes, we have to remain intently focused on the fact that our people have been and will continue to be the most critical component of our business success. It’s our people who serve our customers, keep our promises, and follow the processes that ensure our profitability and future existence. Recruiting is what we do to ensure that the people we have on deck for tomorrow continue to excel and bring our business new success. Recruiting is much more than running a few ads and filtering through the candidates; recruiting is the entire process of motivating people to want to be a part of your team. Effective recruiting is effective motivation, so it never ends.

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