'Unplanned' actress establishes scholarship for pregnant women 1

‘Unplanned’ actress establishes scholarship for pregnant women

By: Perry West “Columbus, Ohio, Aug 18, 2019 / 04:55 pm (CNA).- Ashley Bratcher, lead actress in the pro-life movie “Unplanned,” has helped establish a scholarship for women pursuing an education during an unexpected pregnancy. “Women can pursue their careers, live out their dreams, and have richer, more fulfilling lives while balancing motherhood. Sometimes, it…

7 Common Workers Compensation Claim Injuries

7 Common Workers Compensation Claim Injuries

  On-the-job injuries can happen at any time in any industry, causing harm to both employees and employers. In fact, private industry employers reported 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most current data. That equates to 2.9 cases per 100 full-time workers in the U.S.…

Standing Against Hate

Standing Against Hate

-Barrick helps ADL combat hate in all its forms   By Jolie Brislin, Anti-Defamation League Nevada Regional Director Hate is on the rise. We saw it most recently in New Zealand and Pittsburgh, but it is happening in our own backyard in Nevada, specifically in our schools. In the 2017-2018 school year, the Clark County…

Tips to Help Avoid Unexpected Workers’ Compensation Premium Costs and Changes to Coverage

Tips to Help Avoid Unexpected Workers’ Compensation Premium Costs and Changes to Coverage

  At the end of every workers’ compensation policy term, an insurance carrier will conduct a final premium audit. The audit is based on the policy’s Named Insureds and the actual payroll, operations and job classifications for the expired coverage period. During the policy year, small businesses may experience changes in staff, operations and perhaps even…

Unlock Hidden Cash from your Balance Sheet

Unlock Hidden Cash from your Balance Sheet

 by Brent Forbush The most urgent question received from clients on a continuing regular basis is, “I need cash and I have a few big jobs that I am awaiting payment but it doesn’t look like I will get paid before this week’s over—what can I do?” Need cash in a hurry? Here’s how business…

How to Foster a Culture of Safety in Nevada Businesses 1

How to Foster a Culture of Safety in Nevada Businesses

 By Raul Chacon Nevada businesses reported approximately 34,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.[1] This equates to an incident rate of 3.7 cases per 100 full-time workers was significantly higher than the national average. The report also found more than half the Nevada incidents were serious…

Reno Housing Market

Reno’s Housing Future Hangs in the Balance

Directly southwest of Reno lies a cautionary tale for Northern Nevada. California is in the throes of a deep, and seemingly unsolvable, housing crisis. Home prices have skyrocketed so far out of reach of the middle class that 138,000 people fled the state in between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau…

Ameriprise - Steve Self

Is a Business Retirement Plan in Your Future?

 By Steve Self, special to bizNEVADA As a business owner, it’s exciting to reflect on the past year and prepare for all that’s ahead in 2019. Yet, with the calendar change comes the realization that the tax filing deadline may be just around the corner.  “Have I done all that I could to minimize my…