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Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 3: Retention and Development
Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 3: Retention and Development

Throughout the employment lifecycle, clear communications with employees is crucial for strong business operations and employer/employee relationships. This is the third of a series of articles that focus on four key periods of employment: Recruitment and Hiring, Orientation and Onboarding, Retention and Development, and Transition and Exit. I encourage employers to analyze their communication strategies for each key period and…

Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 2: Orientation and Onboarding
Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 2: Orientation and Onboarding

Throughout the employment lifecycle, clear communications with employees is crucial for strong business operations and employer/employee relationships. This is the second of a series of articles that focus on four key periods of employment: Recruitment and Hiring, Orientation and Onboarding, Retention and Development, and Transition and Exit. I encourage employers to analyze their communication strategies for each key period and…

APEI Has a New Deputy Director
APEI Has a New Deputy Director

As of January 1, Carleen Mitchell is APEI’s new Deputy Director. Carleen has been with APEI as our Administrative Manager for almost three years, during which time she has been assuming more and more responsibility for a wide variety of functions within the company. Carleen is probably best known to our members as our Human Resources specialist, and has been…

Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 1: Recruiting and Hiring
Clear Communications Throughout Employment – Part 1: Recruiting and Hiring

Throughout the employment lifecycle, clear communications with employees is crucial for strong business operations and employer/employee relationships. This is the first of a series of articles that focus on four key periods of employment: Recruitment and Hiring, Orientation and Onboarding, Retention and Development, and Transition and Exit. I encourage employers to analyze their communication strategies for each key period and…

APEI Board of Directors
APEI Board of Directors

The APEI Board of Directors is made up of representatives from our membership as well as individuals with expertise in a variety of areas which impact APEI business, for example finance and investing.  APEI has been fortunate to have a consistently strong Board of Directors. One of APEI’s long standing board members, Pam Roope has recently retired and has left…

Welcome to APEI’s New Website
Welcome to APEI’s New Website

Welcome to the new Alaska Public Entity Insurance website! With our new platform APEI’s goal is to increase the availability of information and tools our members can use to get the most value from their membership and coverage with APEI. One of the features of our new website will be weekly articles providing valuable information regarding topics important to our…

Be Cautious with Email Attachments
Be Cautious with Email Attachments

Email attachments can present a serious threat to you your organization. Why is this? Email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, but they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. Some of the characteristics that make email attachments convenient…

Protect Your Organization When Renting Facilities to Third Parties
Protect Your Organization When Renting Facilities to Third Parties

APEI members frequently allow unaffiliated groups to use of their municipal or school district facilities for events or gatherings.  These events include things like seminars, receptions, sporting events, or concerts. To protect both the facility user and the facility owner from claims made by guests who may be injured attending these events, APEI has made a short-time liability policy available…

Completing the Employer Report of Occupational Injury or Illness: Help APEI Help Your Employees!
Completing the Employer Report of Occupational Injury or Illness: Help APEI Help Your Employees!

APEI’s workers’ compensation claims staff work hard to accurately determine which claims are to be paid to ensure eligible claimants get the compensation and treatment they need as quickly as possible. Employers can help APEI staff by ensuring that the Employer Report of Occupational Injury or Illness (“the Report”) is thoroughly completed and submitted timely. Some of the most common…

APEI’s Annual Meeting
APEI’s Annual Meeting

Join us for APEI’s Annual Meeting on the 25th of October at the Hotel Captain Cook. The meeting will start at 3:30 in the Quadrant Room located in the bottom floor of the hotel.  

Workers Compensation Claims
Workers Compensation Claims

Join us in this webinar to learn about the claims process. We will discuss the workers’ compensation program and what you need to know about handling, filing, and processing these claims. Click Here to View the Webinar

New Employee Orientation
New Employee Orientation

Effective orientation programs provide many benefits for both the employee and the employer. Join us in this webinar to learn the importance of giving this orientation to your new employees. Click here to register

Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention
Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than six million children are reported as abused or neglected each year. Alaska continues to be one of the highest states in the number of child abuse cases. This is something that we must address. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month so this month is a good time…

Public Entity Cybersecurity Webinar
Public Entity Cybersecurity Webinar

Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic throughout the world. Join us in this webinar to discuss how to protect your municipality or school district before, during, and after a cyber breach occurs. Click Here to View the Webinar

How to Create a Safety Program
How to Create a Safety Program

Creating a written safety program can assist in reducing losses as well as keep you in compliance with OSHA. Join us in this webinar to learn how to write a safety program that helps your organization stay in compliance with OSHA. Click here to view the webinar.

OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements 2018
OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements 2018

Its time for our annual refresher on OSHA record keeping. Join us in this webinar to learn about the different requirements that OSHA has established. We will cover the OSHA 300 logs and how to fill them out. We will also talk about the new OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements. Click here to view the webinar.