2024 Goal – Reduce Employment Liability by SESCO

Number One Goal for 2024: Reduce Employment Liability As employers are continued to be targeted by federal and state government agencies and attorneys, it behooves all employers, no matter how many employees, to ensure effective human resource systems to reduce employment liability. Employment liability in terms of fines, penalties, settlements, back wages and attorney fees […]

PRESS RELEASE: MIDWEST AUTO CARE ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Sheri Hamilton, ACA & MWACA Executive Director [email protected] Midwest Auto Care Alliance Announces New Executive Board at Fall Leadership Summit Gladstone, Mo., September 15, 2023 – The Midwest Auto Care Alliance (MWACA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new Executive Board members during its Fall Leadership Summit held September […]

PRESS RELEASE: AUTO CARE ALLIANCE EXPRESSES OPPOSITION TO RECENT MOVE BY ASA AND SCRS DUE TO LACK OF ENFORCEMENT AND INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

July 13, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Sheri Hamilton, ACA Executive Director [email protected] Kansas City, Mo., July 13, 2023 – In response to this week’s announcement of an agreement between “independent auto repairers” and automakers, the Auto Care Alliance stands opposed to the arrangement and questions why one of the parties to the […]

PRESS RELEASE: MIDWEST AUTO CARE ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES EXPANSION FOR VIRTUAL MEMBERSHIP

Virtual Members Have Access to Same Great Benefits Gladstone, Missouri – In response to requests from independent repair facilities from across the country, the Midwest Auto Care Alliance (MWACA), has announced they will begin accepting virtual members beyond their original six state territory effective immediately. These virtual members will have access to the same great training […]

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR EMPLOYERS

This general guidance is based on U.S. federal employment law and the current medical assessment of COVID-19, as of March 19, 2020. State and local laws may apply, and medical assessments may change, resulting in different conclusions. This information is provided in partnership with MWACA’s HR and Wage & Hour partner, SESCO. Much of what […]

HOW DO I GET MY EMPLOYEES TO WORK AS A TEAM?

  Did you ever play any team sports? What makes a good team good? Is it simply a matter of recruiting superstars, or is there more to it than that? All good teams have the following attributes in common: COMMON GOAL Do you have a stated goal for your business and have you shared this with […]

CLAIM OF THE MONTH: COULD IT HAPPEN TO YOU?

JANUARY CLAIM OF THE MONTH: A customer was asked to go to the service area of a dealership to discuss repairs with a technician. While walking through the area, which is normally for employees only, the customer was injured when he slipped and fell on a slick substance near another vehicle. CLAIM AMOUNT: $250,000 Moving […]

HR QUESTION OF THE MONTH: MILITARY LEAVE & JOB PROTECTION?

JANUARY HR QUESTION: We have an employee who left unexpectedly three-quarters of the way into his shift, stating he was leaving because he was going on military leave for one year. We’ve not been able to reach him to get further details, and we haven’t received any sort of formal documentation backing up his claim. […]