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Raft of Bills Would Add New COVID-19 Rules for Employers

The California Legislature is working on a number of new measures to protect workers in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures take aim...

Insurers Don’t Have to Pay for Testing Returning Workers: HHS

New guidance from the Trump administration absolves insurers of the responsibility of paying for COVID-19 tests that are required for workers who are returning to...

OSHA’s Guidance for PPE and COVID-19

While Fed-OSHA has not issued specific regulations regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) for COVID-19, employers are still required under existing rules to conduct hazard assessments...

Commercial Property Insurance Rates Rise as Risks Grow

Commercial property insurance rates are on the rise across the country as insurers continue wrestling with the toll of increasing natural disasters, rising social unrest...

COVID-19 Prompts Telemedicine Boom in Workers’ Compensation

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to the fore a cost-saving approach to medical care for injured workers being treated through the workers’ compensation system: telemedicine....

Five Steps for Protecting the Data of Your Firm, Customers and Employees

In this era of connectedness, increased telecommuting, smartphones that keep staff connected to the office and cyber criminals constantly waging attacks on businesses, you need...

Preventing Employee Theft, Fraud

Employee theft and fraud is a perennial problem for businesses and one rogue employee can do serious damage to the finances of a company ―...

New Emergency Workers’ Compensation Rules Take Effect

The Department of Insurance has approved emergency workers’ compensation rules dealing with COVID-19 and California employers. The rules were recommended by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance...

Protecting Your Firm from Employee Benefit Lawsuits

Employment practices and employee benefit-related lawsuits are on the rise — and employers have to be eternally vigilant when it comes to meeting their compliance...

New Telecommuter Class Code in the Works

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, California’s workers’ compensation rating agency plans to implement a new class code for telecommuting employees on Jan. 1, 2021. The...