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ENSURING SAFETY FOR REMOTE WORKERS

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 23, 2022

Since the COVID-19 pandemic spurred the exodus from offices to remote work, many employers have lost the ability to ensure their staff have proper workstations and that the...

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PLAYING IT SAFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 15, 2022

As the holiday season nears, your business will have new safety considerations.   From holiday parties and risk of electrical shock to fires and trips and falls, compa...

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EEOC RELEASES NEW MANDATORY WORKPLACE POSTER

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 14, 2022

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released a new poster that certain employers need to display in their workplaces.   The poster, “Know Your Right...

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INSURANCE INVESTIGATORS MINE SOCIAL MEDIA TO FERRET OUT FRAUD

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 11, 2022

Insurers are increasingly using social media to track down workers who are perpetrating workers’ compensation fraud by faking injuries or continuing to receive monies aft...

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AT WHAT POINT DO YOU NEED WORKERS’ COMP?

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 07, 2022

The Division of Workers’ Compensation diligently polices compliance with California law that requires all employers, no matter how small, to cover their employees with a ...

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HOW TO COAX DISENGAGED EMPLOYEES TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH COVERAGE

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 04, 2022

One of the most difficult aspects of annual open enrollment is reaching workers who are disengaged from the process and never bother signing up for your group health plan a...

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WHY YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO NOT HAVE PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 04, 2022

Architects, creative agencies, graphic design businesses and other service providers are increasingly being sued for alleged poor work quality, contract breach or missing d...

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GROUP HEALTH PREMIUMS SET TO RISE 6.5%: POLL

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Oct 27, 2022

U.S. employers can expect to see their group health insurance premiums climb an average of 6.5% in 2023 from this year, according to a new study. Economic inflationary p...

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LITIGATION GROWS OVER WIRE-TRANSFER FRAUD COVERAGE

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Oct 21, 2022

Businesses hit by wire transfer scams are increasingly finding it difficult to get their claims paid under their insurance policies unless they have either a crime or cyber...

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WORKERS’ COMP INSURERS CONTINUE CUTTING THEIR RATES

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Oct 20, 2022

Despite the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau recommending that benchmark rates in California be increased in the last two years, the rates that insurance com...

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