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June 4, 2020

Congress Passes Bill Amending Paycheck Protection Program

  CONGRESS PASSES BILL AMENDING PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM Since being established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in March 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been the subject of additional stimulus bills, legal guidance and interim final rules. In the latest development, Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility...

June 3, 2020

Commuting Post-Coronavirus

  COMMUTING POST-CORONAVIRUS  The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought ambiguity and a general feeling of not knowing what to expect when returning to the workplace. One thing for certain is that businesses are reassessing their strategies to help plan for a smooth and thoughtful transition back to the workplace.  Part of that plan is acknowledging...

Earthquake Market Grows Unstable as Insurers Stress Profitability

  EARTHQUAKE MARKET GROWS UNSTABLE AS INSURERS STRESS PROFITABILITY The earthquake market has moved onto unstable ground as insurers and alternative capital investors demand higher returns on their capital. Rate increases have ramped up over the last year, and buyers should expect higher prices this year for the same coverage. Higher deductibles can be an...

May 27, 2020

Common Employment Practices Claims Arising Out of COVID-19

  COMMON EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF COVID-19       As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American workplace. Employers have found themselves drafting and implementing policies and procedures addressing a wide array of issues including remote work, layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts, workplace conditions...

May 21, 2020

Dealing With COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

  DEALING WITH COVID-19 STRESS AND ANXIETY      If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup poll, nearly 60% of Americans reported daily stress and worry due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  While experiencing stress or anxiety over the health and economic fears brought...