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FAQs

  • IS SAMUEL HALE A PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT ORGANIZATION (PEO)?

    Yes. Samuel Hale is a unique co-employment business model that is styled after, what most would consider, a traditional PEO.

  • WHAT MAKES SAMUEL HALE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER PEO’S?

    Aside from the aggressive Safety/Loss Control, Risk Management, and Claims Management we do for our clients, Samuel Hale was granted and approved for a program through the DIR, that allows us to use a separate Judicial System to resolve Workers Compensation Disputes. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). ADR statistically cuts claims costs by 50%, becomes an assistant to lower client Experience Modifications, and helps remove the “Friction” from the claims process.

  • WHAT IS A LABOR CODE “CARVE-OUT”?

    A labor code “Carve-Out” is a provision of workers’ compensation reform legislation. Samuel Hale was approved by the State of California under Labor Code 3201.7 to conduct business under this provision which allows an employer to form a labor-management alternative workers’ compensation program known as a “Carve-Out.” The key feature of this carve-out is an ADR process.

  • WHAT IF THE EMPLOYEES DON’T WANT TO SIGN A LABOR AGREEMENT?

    In order to be covered under the Samuel Hale program, the employees are required to sign the PACT PLUS Labor Agreement. In turn, we provide those employees with a defined Pension Contribution, 24 Hour Access to our Company Doctor via TeleHealth, and access to additional Benefits.

  • HOW DOES SAMUEL HALE CLOSE CLAIMS FASTER THAN EVERYONE ELSE?

    Samuel Hale’s unique and exclusive ADR Program is designed to speed up the claims process eliminating any delays, removes the friction and the waiting, approve injured employees care quicker, and get employees back to work in a timely manner.

  • WHAT IS AN ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) PROCESS?

    An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process is judicial procedure used for settling disputes without litigation. LC 3201.7 utilizes an ADR process to expedite workers’ compensation claims and minimize the costs and time of an employee-related injury through the use of an Ombudsman, Mediation and Arbitration.

  • WHAT DOES OUR SAFETY AND LOSS CONTROL ENTAIL?

    Every new client gets assigned a Safety Manager. The Safety Manager will do an initial walkthrough and provide a list of deliverables that can enhance the work environment from a safety perspective. They can help create safety handbooks, IIPPs, and assist in running safety meetings. They will also provide a Quarterly walk through and are available Monthly when needed. The Safety Manager will also provide a Mock OSHA visit to get the client ready for future OSHA visits. The Safety Manager will also attend the scheduled OSHA visit with the client. Safety Managers will also assist in implementing return to work programs.

  • WILL MY COMPANY STILL GENERATE AN EX-MOD RATING?

    Yes.

  • DOES PAYROLL AND CLAIM LOSSES GET REPORTED UNDER SAMUEL HALE OR MY COMPANY?

    All payroll is reported under Samuel Hale and all claim losses are reported, to the WCIRB, under the Client.

Documentation

  • Tired of increasing XMODS

    Renewing your workers' comp shouldn't feel like buying a used car

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

    The Patriot - Delivering CA workers' comp insurance with ADR

  • Welcome to PACT PLUS

    Samuel Hale's program that creates a fair and safer place for employment