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How to Protect Your Business Teleconference Meetings

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 22, 2020

Since face-to-face meetings are out of the question when most non-essential workers are under stay-at-home orders, many companies have opted for the teleconferencing app Zo...

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OSHA Won’t Require COVID-19 Cases to Be Recorded

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 17, 2020

Federal OSHA announced on April 13 that it won’t be enforcing COVID-19 recordkeeping requirements. The announcement reverses an earlier decision requiring that transmi...

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Insurers Ordered to Refund Premiums Due to Outbreak

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 14, 2020

California’s insurance commissioner has ordered insurers doing business in the state to refund some premium payments to policyholders for a number of commercial lines, as...

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COVID-19 Emergency Workers’ Compensation Rating Changes on Tap

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 10, 2020

Emergency rules are being developed to guide workers’ compensation classification and claims for coronavirus-affected employers and their workers in California.   Th...

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CARES Act Helps Coronavirus-affected Employers, Employees Alike

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 06, 2020

The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act stimulus law to help American workers and businesses weather the outbreak has a number of provisi...

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It’s Okay to Screen Workers for Fevers During Outbreak: EEOC

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 03, 2020

Employers that are still open at this time have been wondering if they may be violating their employees’ rights to medical privacy by scanning their temperatures before t...

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Why You Need ‘Key Man’ Insurance

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 01, 2020

If you are operating a small business, you are likely relying on a small crew to get the job done. Many employees in small firms have to wear several hats and, if one of...

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Telecommuting Is an Essential Part of a Business Continuity Plan

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Mar 27, 2020

There are several factors that may lead to a temporary business closure. Bad weather, floods, construction and other incidents can leave a business out of operation for day...

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New Law Requires COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave, FMLA Benefits

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Mar 25, 2020

Legislation signed into law by President Trump will extend sick leave benefits for workers who are sickened by the coronavirus, as well as provide for additional weeks of t...

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The Limits and Gaps in a Business Owner’s Policy

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Mar 20, 2020

One option available to small businesses seeking an all-encompassing policy that packages property and liability coverage into one is the business owner’s policy ― also...

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