Category Archives: Business Owners

Be prepared to respond to Coronavirus

Be prepared to respond to Coronavirus Clark-Mortenson cares about our clients and our communities. As concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) rise, many are wondering about their risk. What is coronavirus? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronavirus is a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more serious diseases. Common…
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Liquor Liability Insurance

LIQUOR LIABILITY INSURANCE Serving alcohol is a common practice for restaurants, bars, catering companies, entertainment venues and similar establishments. While providing a wide array of beverage options is important, serving alcohol in particular can create a variety of risks for business owners. For instance, if a patron of your business becomes intoxicated and injures a…
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Keep Your Buffet Safe for Customers

KEEP YOUR BUFFET SAFE FOR CUSTOMERS A buffet can be a very convenient food option for patrons, permitting them to select what they want and take only what they need. When offering a buffet, however, you must always exercise caution and put safety first to avoid cross-contamination, which can cause serious illness. This begins during…
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OSHA Suspends Forms 300 and 301 Electronic Reporting

OSHA SUSPENDS FORMS 300 AND 301 ELECTRONIC REPORTING On July 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule to eliminate electronic reporting requirements for data from OSHA Forms 300 and 301. OSHA initially established these requirements— which apply to establishments with 250 or more employees—in a final rule issued in…
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Form I-9 and Your Employees

FORM I-9 AND YOUR EMPLOYEES The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) took effect in 1986 to prevent the employment of illegal aliens in the United States. IRCA requires employers to hire and retain only individuals authorized to work in the United States, and imposes strict penalties on those that knowingly employ illegal aliens. To…
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