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Mandatory Sexual Harassment Trainings in NY
On April 12, 2018, as part of the 2018-2019 New York State Budget, Governor Cuomo signed strong legislation to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.  The anti-sexual harassment law requires all employers in New York adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy and training by October 9, 2018.
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How Opioid Use Affects Workers’ Compensation
Prescription opioids are the number one workers’ compensation problem in terms of controlling the ultimate cost of indemnity losses. This comes from a recent Lockton Companies report that also states that there’s never been a more damaging impact on workers’ compensation claims than the abuse of opioid prescriptions for the management of chronic pain.
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Marshall & Sterling Announces New Vice Presidents and Senior Vice Presidents
Marshall & Sterling Insurance recently announced the promotion of five employees to the position of Vice President within the agency. The new Vice Presidents are: Chris Harris, Branch Manager of the Kingston, NY office; Yvonne McCrea, Director of Personal Lines; Katy Pagano, Director of Loss Control; Dan Round, Sr.
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Ensure ADA Website Compliance and Avoid Lawsuits
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 prohibits discrimination based on disability. This means ensuring that everyone has reasonable access to all areas of public life.
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Your Alarm System May Not Be Protecting Your Property
It’s no secret that the alarm system protecting your business is your first line of defense when detecting intruders attempting to gain entrance into your shop when it is closed for business. It is also a known fact that not all alarm systems are created equal - some being better than others, following the old adage “you get what you pay for."
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Cryptocurrencies and What They Mean for Businesses
Technology has added efficiency and modern conveniences to daily life. Among these conveniences, computer experts have managed to apply digital traits to new, online currencies that are commonly called cryptocurrencies.
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Why Choose Employment Practices Liability Insurance?
From the moment that you start the pre-hiring process until the exit interview, you are vulnerable to an employment-related lawsuit. As a result, your business should take a hard look at whether it can afford to defend itself against alleged wrongful employment practices accusations.
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Life Events that Affect Your Insurance Needs
As we age and reach different milestones in our lives, our insurance needs change. In order to ensure adequate coverage, contact your insurance broker if you’re affected by any of the following life events:
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Marshall & Sterling Insurance Designated an “Elite Insurance Agency”
Marshall & Sterling Insurance has been designated as an “Elite Insurance Agency” in the nation for 2017 by Insurance Business America, a national insurance publication.
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Who Needs an Umbrella Liability Policy? (Probably You)
Accidents happen, and it’s not uncommon for jury awards and out-of court settlements to run into the millions of dollars. While it’s difficult to pinpoint the monetary consequences of the risks you and your family take each day, are you certain your current home or auto insurance offers you enough protection? 
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