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Jan 04

What Inspires You

Posted by McClone in the category McClone Community

When we think about inspiration, what inspires us most is the determination and spirit our clients demonstrate in their business, their community and their lives. We appreciate the creativity and innovation our clients display. They truly inspire us to be amazing every day. When we start working with our clients, we spend hours talking with company executives, associates and other [read more…]

Dec 09

Workers Compensation Audit – Noncompliance Update

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk
Work Injury Claim Form

Compliance with the worker’s compensation audit has always been important, 2017 will prove to be more important than ever. Effective January 1, 2017 The Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau (WCRB) is requiring a mandatory audit noncompliance charge (ANC). With this change, it is extremely important that you complete the audit request as soon as it is received from your workers compensation [read more…]

Nov 22

Safe & Enjoyable Thanksgiving

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk
Roasted turkey garnished with cranberries on a rustic style table decoraded with pumpkins, gourds, asparagus, brussel sprouts, baked vegetables, pie, flowers, and candles.

This week we gather with family and friends to give thanks for our blessings and celebrate with our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. It may include eating a turkey with all the fixings, spending quality time together, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, cheering on your favorite football team, preparing for Black Friday shopping, or perhaps starting the day by running in [read more…]

Nov 16

How the New OSHA 300 Electronic Reporting Rules Affect Your Business

Posted by McClone in the category McClone Community
cloe up of dart board with a lime green darr pinning a post it not that states "Work Injury" to the bullseye

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new electronic record keeping rule requires certain employers to electronically submit to OSHA the injury and illness information that they are already required to keep under existing regulations. Who does this rule affect? Companies with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep injury and illness records. Companies with 20 or more [read more…]

Nov 01

People of the Fox Valley Name McClone Best Insurance Agency

Posted by McClone in the category McClone Community

McClone has been recognized as “Best Insurance Agency” in the Post-Crescent Media’s 2016 Best of the Valley Reader’s Choice Award. Each year, the Best of the Valley Reader’s Choice Awards program allows voters to choose favorites and celebrate the people and places that make the Fox Valley a great place to live and work. “At McClone, we are proud to [read more…]

Oct 28

Halloween Safety Tips for a Ghoulishly Good Time

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk
Five Happy Children Holding Candies in Halloween Costumes of Witches, Pumpkin and Devil at the Blue Sky

The magic of Halloween is in the air. From trick-or-treating to classroom parties and trips to neighborhood haunted houses, everyone is ready for the fun. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. To ensure a safe holiday follow these ghoulishly good best practices. Trick-or-Treating A parent or responsible adult should always accompany [read more…]

Apr 27

It’s About Survivability

Posted by McClone in the categories Business Risk, McClone Community
Office Hallway

By: Steve Uslabar, Strategic Risk Advisor Most organizations have emergency plans in place to deal with the threat of fire and tornados and today many are establishing action plans in the event a workplace shooting were to happen. Nobody knows what will trigger a violent workplace event, and there is no one reason why this act of violence would occur. [read more…]

Mar 18
Oct 19

Is Workers Compensation the same in every state?

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk
Claim form for an injury at work

Author: Chris Wilson, Senior Account Executive – McClone As you may know, certain states require you to purchase workers compensation insurance through their state pool. Likewise, benefits payable to injured employees vary by state. Here are some interesting facts that I came across which show how the rules and regulations for workers compensation vary by state. (*Note: These facts were [read more…]

Oct 08