A New York Congresswoman recently announced the introduction of the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020. This voluntary program would allow participating insurers to offer pandemic-related business interruption and event cancellation coverage, which would be reimbursed by a federal backstop.
The Illinois amendment stating that employees in an “essential” industry who contract COVID-19 are covered by worker’s compensation was repealed by the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission in an unanimous vote on April 27, 2020. Some individuals interviewed in the Business Insurance article..
Federal and state OSHA agencies are managing a significant increase of workplace safety complaints related to COVID-19, which is prompting their recommendation that employers create exposure control plans. Keep in mind that COVID-19 is an OSHA recordable illness, so you could be finding yourself..
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) released their COVID-19 Employer Toolkit today. The Toolkit was created to help employers navigate the continuously changing landscape and difficult circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Toolkit provides up-to-date information, resources,..
News of the coronavirus first surfaced on December 31, 2019 when stories emerged out of China. This virus, originally named the Wuhan Corona Virus, originated from a live animal market in China, made the jump to human transmission, and started rapidly spreading nationally and globally. The..