COVID-19 Relief Extends Certain Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines
This Compliance Overview summarizes the participant deadline extensions under a final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), which affect COBRA continuation coverage, special enrollment periods, claims for benefits, appeals of denied claims and external review of certain claims. It also includes the deadline extension pursuant to the DOL’s Disaster Relief Notice 2020-01, for notices and disclosures required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Remote Workforce and Cyber Insurance: Are They In-Sync?
With millions of people working remotely in observance of “stay at home” orders across the country, business owners and information technology managers have a new set of risks to manage regarding how their data is secured, controlled, and accessed.
COVID – Return to Work Best Practices
As we and our clients are starting to plan for a return to working from the office, several of our clients have asked what should we do in preparation for this. To help our clients with some best practices the attached checklist was created. This is something for you to send out to your clients/prospects with a note from you. Another way to keep in touch with your network.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Insurance Coverage Implications
Will insurance cover business interruption losses due to the Coronavirus? Probably not.
Business Continuity Work from Home Policy Sample
This work from home policy was designed to make sure that working from home is beneficial to our employees and company during a business interruption or a State of Emergency, national or statewide. This company work from home policy applies to all our employees.
Coronavirus Compliance Considerations for Employers
As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, employers are increasingly confronted with the possibility of an outbreak in the workplace. This Compliance Bulletin provides a summary of compliance issues facing employers in this situation.
Employee Benefit Related Considerations During COVID-19
Facts surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are constantly evolving. We are committed to sharing valuable resources regularly. There a lot of employee benefit related considerations during this time but a few we wanted to highlight.
Maintaining Mental Well-being During a Quarantine
Learn how to maintain your mental well-being during a quarantine with this Live Well, Work Well article.
Coronavirus Bill Requiring Paid Employee Leave Signed Into Law
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law a coronavirus relief bill requiring employers to provide paid leave for reasons related to COVID-19, among other provisions. This Legal Update summarizes the law.
New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave
As part of sweeping legislation enacted in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Congress has enacted two laws requiring employers to provide paid leave for coronavirus-related reasons. This Compliance Bulletin discusses those laws.
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