Risk Briefs

Hurricane Season 2020 Has Not Been Postponed Due to COVID-19. Is Your Condominium Association Prepared?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Hurricane Season 2020 Has Not Been Postponed Due to COVID-19. Is Your Condominium Association Prepared?</span></strong></big>

Is your Condominium Association prepared for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Condominium Pools

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Condominium Pools</span></strong></big>
Guidance to help condominium associations safely and responsibly re-open community pools that closed due to COVID-19.

Documenting Paid COVID-19 Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Documenting Paid COVID-19 Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act</span></strong></big>
What kind of documentation is needed for employees taking paid sick leave due to COVID-19?

Families First Coronavirus Response Act UPDATE: DOL Announces Effective Date of Paid Leave Laws and Releases Employee Notice Poster

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Families First Coronavirus Response Act UPDATE: DOL Announces Effective Date of Paid Leave Laws and Releases Employee Notice Poster</span></strong></big>

The Department of Labor releases much-needed guidance to help employers better understand the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) paid sick leave laws.

Mandatory Paid Coronavirus-Related Sick Leave Starts April 1, 2020

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Mandatory Paid Coronavirus-Related Sick Leave Starts April 1, 2020</span></strong></big>

Understanding the new compensation requirements for coronavirus-related absences under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Insurance Matters

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Insurance Matters</span></strong></big>

Does business insurance cover COVID-19 claims?

Managing Coronavirus Concerns in the Workplace

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Managing Coronavirus Concerns in the Workplace</span></strong></big>
As concerns over coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, employers are encouraged to take steps to help prevent workplace exposures to this infectious respiratory illness.

FLSA Update: Department of Labor Revises Joint Employment Regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">FLSA Update: Department of Labor Revises Joint Employment Regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act</span></strong></big>

The Department of Labor’s updated joint employment regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act are in effect as of March 16, 2020.

Legislative Update: Florida Considering Criminal Penalties for Condominium Election Fraud

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Legislative Update: Florida Considering Criminal Penalties for Condominium Election Fraud</span></strong></big>
The Florida Legislature is looking to combat condominium election and voting fraud during the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.

FLSA Update: New Regulations Clarify Wage & Hour Calculation for Perks and Benefits

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">FLSA Update: New Regulations Clarify Wage & Hour Calculation for Perks and Benefits</span></strong></big>

Do perks and benefits need to be included in an employee’s “regular rate” under the Fair Labor Standards Act? Which ones can be excluded?

 

Supreme Court Considering Whether Title VII Prohibits LGBT Harassment and Discrimination

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Supreme Court Considering Whether Title VII Prohibits LGBT Harassment and Discrimination</span></strong></big>
Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, transgender status or sex stereotyping?

Affordable Care Act: IRS Extends 2019 Reporting and Filing Deadline

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Affordable Care Act: IRS Extends 2019 Reporting and Filing Deadline</span></strong></big>
IRS gives large employers extra time to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s annual information-reporting requirements.