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The Story Behind Increasing Commercial Auto Insurance Rates

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 02, 2020

Commercial auto insurance rates have been on the rise since 2011, increasing often by more than 10% a year as accidents and claims costs have soared. The trucking indust...

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What Companies are Doing for Holiday Parties During Pandemic

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 02, 2020

One of the hallmarks of the holiday season is the company Christmas party, but with the COVID-19 pandemic in hyperdrive, many companies are rethinking their plans. A num...

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Work Activities Ranked by COVID-19 Risk

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 25, 2020

With so much information — and misinformation — circulating about COVID-19 and what’s safe and not safe to do, businesses are treading carefully as they implement pol...

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URGENT NEWS: New Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Coming

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 20, 2020

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has approved new emergency regulations that will impose strict rules on employers to implement safeguards in order to reduce the risk of COVID-...

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Pandemic Telecommuting and the Wage and Hour Dilemma

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 16, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing so many employees to work remotely, and with mobile technology allowing them to work from anywhere, your employees may be working when...

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California’s COVID-19 Tracking Requirement Challenges Employers

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 12, 2020

SB 1159, signed into law in September, requires that when a California employer “knows or reasonably should know” that an employee has tested positive for coronavirus, ...

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Commercial Insurance Rates Continue Climbing

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 09, 2020

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, commercial insurance rates are continuing to move higher, pretty much across the board with the exception of workers’ compensation....

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Don’t Get Caught without a Business Succession Plan

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Nov 09, 2020

Many business owners may be good at running their companies, but the majority of them are failing to address essential long-term planning that is critical to sustaining the...

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The Difficulty of Dealing with Workers with Substance Abuse Problems

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Oct 30, 2020

With the opioid epidemic continuing to sweep the nation, more and more workers are battling addiction than ever before. But if you as an employer suspect or know one of ...

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How to Reduce the Risk of Theft, Vandalism at Your Business

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Oct 28, 2020

Burglary, robbery and vandalism can be particularly devastating to small businesses in terms of money, customers and employee safety. You can see thousands of dollars of...

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