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IRS Form 941 Updated for ARPA COBRA Tax Credit
Earlier this month, the IRS released an updated version of Form 941, with associated revised instructions, to include fields for taking a tax credit for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) COBRA subsidies.   
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NY HERO ACT Update
On July 6, 2021, the NY DOL published a new Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Standard, Model Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan, and various industry-specific model plans.
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Summer Precautions for Outdoor Workers
Prevention of heat stress in workers is important. Employers should provide training to workers so they understand what heat stress is, how it affects their health and safety, and how it can be prevented. If you’re an outdoor worker, it is important to take precautions against exposure to sun, heat and bug bites during the summer months. 
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Are Volunteers Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Volunteers bring a lot of value to the organizations they work with. But they can also bring a lot of risk.
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Fatal Accidents Increased 7% in 2020, Despite Fewer Drivers
A recent report by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that fatal traffic accidents increased 7.2% in 2020 from 2019, despite fewer drivers on the road.
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Insuring Vacant Property & Buildings in the VI
Vacant properties are susceptible to undetected damages, such as fire, water damage, electrical explosions, wind or hail damage, and mold. In addition to extending coverage, there are some simple steps that owners of vacant property can take to limit their risk and liability.
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Ransomware Prevention Guidance to Businesses
As ransomware attacks continue to rise in both cost and frequency throughout the country, the federal government is urging businesses to take this evolving cyber threat seriously. The White House is recommending that businesses convene with their senior leadership teams to review their ransomware exposures and implement these top cybersecurity measures:
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PCORI Fees Due by August 2
Fees for plan years that ended in 2020 are due by Monday, August 2, 2021 (as the normal July 31st deadline falls on a Saturday this year).
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Staying Safe on ATVs
To remain safe while operating an ATV, practice the following safety tips:
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Are you prepared? Severe Thunderstorms
Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which is extremely dangerous. Though lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States.
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