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Addressing the Risk of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Steps to Manage Sexual Harassment at Work According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, charges alleging sexual harassment filed with it in fiscal 2018 rose 12 percent from the previous year. Meanwhile, the EEOC also filed 41 lawsuits alleging sexual harassment, a 50 percent increase over 2017. With claims alleging sexual harassment currently on the […]

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6 Steps to Effective Insurance Program Renewals

  Even though the commercial insurance market generally remains competitive, restaurants, bars, hotels and other hospitality concerns in search of the best available coverage terms, pricing and conditions should still adhere to established best practices when it comes to renewing their coverages. Here are six steps that can help make your insurance program renewal process […]

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5 Keys to Manage Restaurant Supply Chain Risk

Steps to Evaluate and Manage Restaurant’s Supply Chain Any restaurant typically relies on a wide range of suppliers for the commodities and services that are critical to its ongoing operation and success. Everything from electrical power and gas provided by utilities, to parts for cooking and cleaning equipment maintenance and repairs, foods and beverages served […]

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Controlling Restaurant Workers’ Compensation Costs

Start by Reviewing Safety, Claims and Insurance Although workplace accidents and injuries can be costly for restaurants, taking steps to promote worker safety and reduce the number and severity of employee injuries can lower costs and improve employee morale and productivity. Across all businesses, every year, workers’ compensation costs typically dwarf those of other casualty […]

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Restaurant Employee Training: Faster, Better, and Cheaper Using New Technology

Over the years, effective employee training programs have helped many restaurants around the country raise their game. In addition to cutting down on accidents and worker injuries, training has helped improve employee productivity and retention, and enabled restaurants to earn higher marks in customer satisfaction. Yet, restaurant owners and managers have tried to find ways [...] Read On

Managing Employment Practices Liability Exposures – Take the Right Steps to Protect Your Restaurant

Take the Right Steps to Protect Your Restaurant Among the more than 80,000 lawsuits brought against employers in all industries in 2017 alone for discrimination, sexual harassment and other employment-related issues, are numerous high-profile incidents involving restaurants. Employment Lawsuits Can Debilitate Any Food Establishment For restaurants of any size, defending these lawsuits can be costly [...] Read On

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR RESTAURANT FROM THE THREAT OF AN ACTIVE SHOOTER OR TERRORISM

How to Protect Your Restaurant From the Threat of an Active Shooter or Terrorism Violence in the workplace, active shooters and terrorism continue to be among the most serious threats facing restaurants and all enterprises today. Managing repercussions to these devastating events calls for careful risk assessment and thorough planning, as well as the use of insurance […]

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Hurricane Preparedness – Is Your Restaurant Ready?

Hurricane Preparedness – Is Your Restaurant Ready? 2018 Hurricane Season Starts June 1 and May Be Severe Colorado State University has issued its 2018 Atlantic hurricane season forecast, predicting 14 named storms, including a greater than normal chance of a major storm striking the US. Restaurants along the US East Coast and other vulnerable areas […]

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