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May 20, 2020

COVID-19: Employee Benefits Return to Work Checklist

The health and economic conditions created by the COVID-19 crisis have caused unprecedented disruption in the workforce. Now, as some employers begin to bring employees back to work, they are...

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May 15, 2020

COVID-19: Wire Transfer Risks & Cyber Security

During this pandemic, cybercriminals have become successful through business email compromise scams that result in wire transfers to unauthorized accounts. With more individuals working remot...

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May 15, 2020

COVID-19: IRS Announces Increased Flexibility for Employer Sponsored Plans

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices to assist with the nation’s response to the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The first notice increases flexibility with respect to mid-year el...

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May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Important Updates to Infection Control Protocols

As the science evolves and better data on COVID-19 becomes available, Infection Control Protocols developed based on CDC Guidelines will change. Please click here to view updates (highlighted...

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May 08, 2020

COVID-19: California Governor Orders Presumption of Compensability for COVID-19

On May 6th, the Governor of California issued an Executive Order creating a rebuttable presumption of compensability for employees contracting COVID-19 if they are diagnosed within 14 days af...

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May 08, 2020

COVID-19: Business Interruption Coverage – Legislative Update

State Proposed Legislation: The latest attempt to force insurance carriers to provide retroactive Business Interruption Coverage for COVID-19 related losses stalled on May 5, 2020, when the D...

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May 07, 2020

COVID-19: Beware of Vacancy Restrictions in Property Insurance Policies

Many states are approaching 60 days of continuous shutdown for non-essential businesses. This means that “Vacancy Provisions” in your property policy could potentially come into play, and sig...

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May 01, 2020

COVID-19: COBRA and HIPAA Deadlines Extended

The Department of Labor (DOL), in conjunction with the Treasury Department and the IRS, jointly issued a final rule extending several deadlines, allowing additional time for certain notices t...

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April 29, 2020

COVID-19: Temperature Screening of Personnel

As organizations implement protocols for personnel to safely return to work, one of the protocols may be temperature screening. One of the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) listed on the CDC...

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April 27, 2020

COVID-19: Work Protocols Needed

Workers compensation insurance carriers are experiencing a significant number of COVID-19-related workers compensation claims. As a result, at least one insurance carrier is requiring confere...

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April 23, 2020

COVID-19: Business Interruption Insurance Webinar [Recap]

One of the concerns facing nearly every organization is whether there is any insurance coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption losses. On April 6 2020, coverage experts at Graham Company ...

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April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Workers Compensation Update

Various states are declaring that there is a rebuttable presumption that injuries to certain workers during the COVID-19 crisis will be deemed work-related. A standard Workers Compensation Po...

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April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Maintaining Balance While Working From Home

As we navigate uncharted territories with COVID-19, it’s important to find new ways to successfully do our jobs while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Graham Company’s co...

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April 15, 2020

COVID-19: Building Security Considerations & Staff Notification Letter

To help your organization respond to questions surrounding COVID‐19, we have provided the following risk management recommendations and steps to reduce your legal exposure while continuing op...

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April 13, 2020

H&HS WEBINAR SERIES: Strategies to Combat COVID-19 [Recap]

Care and service organizations must take action to safeguard residents and clients, many of whom are at greater risk for contracting COVID-19 due to their age or underlying conditions. To ass...