Workers Comp: Killing Cost In The Details Recap Video


Earlier this month, GibraltarU presented their seminar, Workers Comp: Killing Costs in the Details. The video below has a recap of the workers comp topics.



Sexual Harassment Case Backfires on Trucking Company

admin-ajax-13.php C.J. Baker Senior Risk Advisor  Nobody wins when an employer allows Human Resources issues to devolve in the work place.  This article details how a court in the Midwest recently threw out an EEOC class action lawsuit that accused an employer of sexual harassment. Some employers will celebrate this as a victory against an overbearing EEOC but let’s ask who won? The female drivers were obviously wronged in a horrific way. The male drivers will no doubt be sued individually and their ability to work will be seriously impaired.

Potential Workers Compensation Changes in Oklahoma


A bill that would allow Oklahoma businesses to opt out of traditional workers’ compensation is moving closer to becoming a reality. If the bill becomes law, significant changes are in store for Oklahoma businesses as well as the insurance industry. Last week, the Oklahoma Senate passed the Employee Injury Benefit Act 


Reputation Risk - Avoiding the Two Billion Dollar Deficit


Behind the visible attributes of every product and service sold in our economy is an invisible value. It’s reputation, and it can simultaneously be the hardest value to acquire and the easiest to lose. With the delivery of products or services according to all expectations comes the willingness and confidence of individuals to buy what you  


The MSRP of Risk: The Cost of Risk in the Retail Industry


The retail industry is among the largest contributors to the U.S Economy and in 2010 accounted for over $3.7 trillion in sales and 14.5 million employees, second only to healthcare. Shoppers may not be aware of it, but every time they frequent grocery stores, fill their vehicles with gas, shop for clothes at the mall or purchase a best seller


The OSHA Hit List


Most employers know that OSHA 300A summary logs are required to be posted in the workplace today, February 1st, and remain posted until April 30th. What business owners may not know is that now is the time when OSHA is developing their annual hit list. An OSHA hit list contains companies that are targeted for comprehensive  


Protect Your Business From Vendor Associated Risk


Most organizations today depend on external vendors to provide goods and services necessary to run daily operations. Apart from the apparent cost in engaging in these relationships, it is also important to understand that vendors can add complexity to an organization’s overall risk. Failure to manage this risk can further add to the cost


FMCSA Bans Professional Drivers From Using Cell Phones


On my first official business trip after joining The Gibraltar Group I found it odd that our CEO, Brandt Beal, wasn't allowed to drive and in fact didn't even resist when the car keys were taken from his hands. It was obvious that this was a customary procedure. Not long after that, Brandt and I were on a trip together and after a few minutes with 


Enterprise Risks + Estate Planning + Reduced Tax Liability = 831 (b) Captive

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Risk, Estate Planning & Tax Strategies addressed by an 831(b) Micro Captive Successful business owners are continuously exposed to complex risk and tax issues requiring strategic plans to adequately manage and mitigate the associated high costs.  I know that I (and every other business owner I know) am continuously on the