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Postmates Will Deliver Benefits To Gig Workers
Good news for Postmates delivery drivers…and for gig economy businesses across the country. The company recently announced that it would offer accident insurance benefits to its entire fleet
United States
24 Sep 2019
Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps Expose Employers To Injury Lawsuits
Many in the risk management community may be surprised to learn that workers compensation is not the exclusive remedy for their injured employees.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Cybersecurity Insurance: Does Our Business Need It?
By now, we are all too familiar with the issues and pitfalls associated with cybersecurity breaches in a multitude of industries. Consider Equifax, Home Depot, Yahoo or Target, to name a few.
United States
1 Mar 2019
Tackling Employee Expense Reimbursements Under New Illinois Law
In regard to ground travel, many employees use their own vehicles to travel for business purposes.
United States
20 Feb 2019
Reference-Based Pricing: Another Self-Insured Option For Employers
As health care costs increase, employers have been exploring new types of health coverage options, one of which is reference-based pricing (RBP).
United States
4 Jun 2018
Comprehensive Faqs For Employers On Hurricanes And Other Workplace Disasters
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
United States
13 Sep 2017
Cyber Insurance: Get What You Pay For
Due to the increasing number of successful and attempted cyber-attacks and increased government scrutiny surrounding protection of confidential information, companies cannot ignore...
United States
17 Aug 2017
Q: Could You Be Dragged Into Court For A Company Data Breach? A: It Depends
This same time last year, many in the business community were eagerly anticipating the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, which was to decide the standard that should be applied...
United States
8 May 2017
New York's Far-Reaching Cybersecurity Law Takes Effect March 1 - Are You Ready?
This regulation is the first of its kind in the U.S, and will likely serve as a model to other states looking to address cybersecurity.
United States
13 Mar 2017
The Patient Is Not Always Right: Discriminatory Staffing Requests Can Create Legal Exposure
Employer reports of bigoted or inappropriate comments made by customers to employees or other patrons have become increasingly common for employers in all industries.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Can Gig Companies Escape Liability When Customers Get Hurt?
In Season 3 of Netflix's animated series BoJack Horseman, Todd (Aaron Paul) decides to start a gig economy company called "Cabracadabra."
United States
16 Aug 2016
Employer-Sponsored Benefits In The Gig Economy
As the gig economy grows, policymakers are asking, "what happens with employee benefits?" Specifically, if gig workers are not classified as employees, what options should they have for retirement savings and health insurance?
United States
19 Jul 2016
The ACA's Health Insurance Marketplace Begins Reaching Out To Employers
Last week, employers began receiving notices from the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace / Exchange regarding employees who applied for Exchange coverage and were determined eligible for a tax subsidy to defray part of the cost.
United States
11 Jul 2016
Upcoming Affordable Care Act Notices And Deadlines
Many Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements and deadlines are new and difficult to navigate.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Protecting Health Plan Information Is More Important Than Ever
It's common for employers outside the healthcare industry to believe they can avoid issues brought about by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other health plan data laws.
United States
8 Jun 2016
All Is Now Well? – EEOC Finalizes Employer Wellness Program Rules
Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published the final versions of two new rules regulating employer-sponsored wellness programs.
United States
23 May 2016
High Court Sidesteps Contraceptive Coverage Decision – For Now
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires most health plans to cover preventive services with no cost-sharing for participants.
United States
23 May 2016
Limiting Employee Hours To Avoid ACA Could Violate ERISA, Court Rules
A federal court recently upheld the right of employees to sue their employer for allegedly cutting employee hours to less than 30 hours per week to avoid offering health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
United States
9 Mar 2016
ACA Reporting 101
One of the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements imposed on employers is the obligation to report employee group health plan coverage information to the IRS and employees on Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.
United States
9 Nov 2015
The ACA Is (Apparently) Here To Stay: What Employers Need To Know
Now that the Supreme Court has, for the second time, upheld a major portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it might be a good time to review your practices to ensure you are in compliance.
United States
5 Aug 2015
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