Benefits and Compensation Archive

  • Give Me A Break

    When employees request extra vacation time, distributors must be prepared.

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  • Controlling Workers’ Compensation Claims and Costs

    Workers' compensation is a difficult coverage in the gases and welding industry. Article outlines 6 practices for limiting work comp claims in the gases and welding industry. By Tony Hopkins, CPCU and Dan Horton.

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  • Employee Benefits In 2008

    Outlines the employee benefits in 2008, focusing on health insurance trends in the gases and welding industry. By David A. Proctor.

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  • Your Experience Modification Factor

    Understanding the Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Factor, or mod factor, can help reduce work comp premiums. By R. Scott Wolff.

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  • Preparing A Benefits Statement

    Distributing a list of benefits to employees has several advantages. These include communication, employee retention and recruiting. Compares GAWDA member benefits with non-GAWDA distributors.

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  • The New Overtime Rule And Application

    The New Overtime Rule And Application. New labor laws enacted in 2004 under the Fair Labor Standards Act detail overtime regulations, wage laws and salary regulations. By Bart A. Basi and Marcus S. Renwick.

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  • Ending The Employment Relationship

    A release agreement is a contract between an employer and a terminated employee that states the employee will not pursue litigation upon his or her termination. By Lisa Callaway, JD, SPHR.

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