Risk Management

CEDR Two Minute Trainer: Workplace Investigations
CEDR Two Minute Trainer: Workplace Investigations

How to Conduct Workplace Investigations There are many reasons an employer might need to conduct a workplace investigation. Common examples include: • Harassment or discrimination complaints • Workplace theft or embezzlement • Alcohol or drug use allegations • Other...

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...

When Should I Do a Background Check (and Where Should I Go to Do It)?
When Should I Do a Background Check (and Where Should I Go to Do It)?

“No, we didn’t do a background check on her before we hired her. She seemed like such a nice person.” “Well, I just ‘Googled’ him, and it looks like he has some sort of criminal record, but I can’t see what it is.” These are things we occasionally hear from our...

What EPLI Insurance Does and Doesn’t Cover
What EPLI Insurance Does and Doesn’t Cover

There’s no question, we live in a litigious society, which is probably why we get asked, “Should I get Employment Liability Insurance (or EPLI)?” on a fairly regular basis. One of CEDR’s goals is to empower you with the tools to prevent employment lawsuits through...

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...

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...