Corporate America, Train Thy Front Line Manager Well on the Ways of Workers' Comp

It is said that a company is only as good as its worst employee. It would stand to reason then, that how a company handles a workers' compensation claim is largely only going to be as good as the skill, knowledge and commitment of the front line manager who initially deals with the situation. A corporation could have an extremely well defined policy and reams of documentation covering every conceivable situation; but if the guy on the front line is not properly trained or held accountable, it is all out the window. And it can be a very expensive window …[read more]