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Alert: Emerging Cyber Fraud Threat
Cybercriminals have been attempting to purchase insurance policies in the name of innocent victims utilizing insurance company websites.
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Experts Predict Another Active Hurricane Season in the Atlantic
Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season for 2021. Start preparing now.
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DOL Issues COBRA & State Continuation Subsidy Model Notices
On April 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released various documents pertaining to the COBRA premium assistance provisions contained in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Model Notices and election forms, as well as the launch of a page dedicated to COBRA Premium Subsidy guidance on its website.
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Prioritize Mold Prevention at Home
Mold can be hazardous, and you do not want it in your home. To prevent mold occurrences in your home, you should:
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Webinar: 2021 Employee Benefit Compliance Updates
Join Dannielle Mattes, Esq., Marshall & Sterling’s in-house Health Care Reform attorney, for a complimentary webinar, as she provides an overview on key compliance matters for employers to be aware of in 2021.
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Preparing for Workers’ Compensation Premium Audits
Review this guidance to learn more about premium audits, how to prepare for an audit and next steps following an audit.
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Using Herbicides and Pesticides Safely
Herbicides and pesticides are very effective in protecting plant life from pests; however, they can be dangerous to your health and the health of others. It is important that you observe the following safety precautions when working with herbicides or pesticides.
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Earthquakes - Are you Protected?
When it comes to earthquake coverage, our team can offer you recommendations and help find the policy that best fits your needs. 
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American Rescue Plan - Impact on Employers
This E-Alert summarizes two measures included in the ARPA which are of particular interest to employers—the subsidy for COBRA premiums and the expansion of FFCRA leave.
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Overview of the American Rescue Plan
The American Rescue Plan, has been signed into law by President Joe Biden. This article outlines the most relevant provisions included in the bill.
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