Risk Management

Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee
Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee

Chances are that you’ve heard an employee make an off-hand comment about self-harm. These comments can range from an innocent hyperbolic expression of frustration (e.g. I’m going to kill myself if I have to do that procedure one more time!)  to a serious expression of...

Employee Smoking & Your Rights as an Employer
Employee Smoking & Your Rights as an Employer

There are plenty of reasons that drive employers to limit or ban smoking at the workplace. It can upset customers, patients, and coworkers when employees smell like smoke. It often upsets other employees when smokers seem to get extra breaks to support their habit....

Letting an Employee Go Before The Last Day of Their Resignation
Letting an Employee Go Before The Last Day of Their Resignation

Question: I had an employee give 4-weeks notice that she was leaving. Through online advertising and word of mouth, we found a wonderful new employee almost immediately. The new candidate was available to start work right away, so I ended up letting the original...

Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace Explained
Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace Explained

Let’s start by stating the obvious – as an employer, you want to organize the work and treatment standards for your practice in the most efficient ways possible. Once well organized, a special request of any kind can be seen as a burden or treated with disdain because...

The Interactive Process with Ally Dagnino
The Interactive Process with Ally Dagnino

Read the CEDR blog on Reasonable Accommodations If you have any questions about anything in this video, don’t hesitate to reach out. CEDR members can reach us directly support@cedrsolutions.com If you are interested in learning about CEDR’s services, please schedule...

Employer Guidance: Pregnant Dental Employees, Nitrous, and X-Rays
Employer Guidance: Pregnant Dental Employees, Nitrous, and X-Rays

Working in a dental office means possible exposure to potential hazards during work for all employees. Most risks are mitigated through properly functioning equipment and by following safety protocols. One of the common issues related to potential exposure events that...

Wage Whispers: Can I Stop Employees Discussing Pay?
Wage Whispers: Can I Stop Employees Discussing Pay?

Your employees' right to discuss their pay, wages, and benefits with each other is protected by a federal law known as the National Labor Relations Act. Even if you have a policy or agreement in place aimed at preventing your employees from discussing pay, your...

The Basics of Business Protection
The Basics of Business Protection

What legal and financial tools should you be using for business protection, your family, and your future? I recently discussed “The Fundamentals of Protecting Your Business” with my CEDR cofounder, Asset Protection attorney Douglass Lodmell. If you've ever wondered...

Employment Lawsuits Infographic: The Sky’s NOT the Limit
Employment Lawsuits Infographic: The Sky’s NOT the Limit

The number and costs of employment lawsuits have both been skyrocketing for years, but did you know the situation was literally out of this world? Check out CEDR's new infographic, and prepare to be amazed! These are only a FEW of the scary statistics we come across...