Monthly Archives: April 2020

New Policies and Procedures Employers Should Consider During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to pose grave threats and health concerns in the United States, businesses and employers in all industries are now forced to adapt to a new normal. Employers must now navigate this new normal and take affirmative steps to address employee concerns and protect their workforce from spreading or contracting Coronavirus. Since many […]

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What Employers Should Know About COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

Guest Author: Jessica Cullen,  Gallagher,  Jessica_Cullen@ajg.com Gallagher Contact: Jim Doran, Gallagher, Jim_Doran@ajg.com As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, many employers are wondering if they can be held responsible if an employee contracts the illness and what precautionary actions should be taken to reduce risk. To help address these concerns, Gallagher offers the below […]

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Furlough vs. Layoff: How Does it Affect Employees Benefit Eligibility?

Guest Author: Tony Haberman, President, The Haberman Group   While many employers are contemplating the tough decision of whether to furlough or layoff employees, a question arises as to how this would affect their employees’ benefit eligibility. Under normal circumstances, the employee would no longer be eligible for health or ancillary coverage and would be […]

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Stay Medically Connected: How to Ensure You Can Communicate With Your Loved One’s Medical Providers

We hope that all stay healthy and safe during these difficult times as we weather this COVID-19 pandemic.  Although it is a stressful and trying time for all of us, being prepared has always been a good stress reliever.  These times are no different and there are easy steps you can take to ensure you […]

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