Risk Briefs

This is What Businesses Need to Know About Florida’s COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Passport’ Ban

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">This is What Businesses Need to Know About Florida’s COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Passport’ Ban</span></strong></big>

Florida’s ban on so-called COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports’ begins July 1, 2021. Those who fail to comply can be fined up to $5,000 per violation, so businesses have a vested interest in knowing what they can and cannot do under Florida’s new COVID-19 vaccine documentation law.

Florida Condominiums Must Now Provide Notice of Late Assessment to Collect Attorney’s Fees

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida Condominiums Must Now Provide Notice of Late Assessment to Collect Attorney’s Fees</span></strong></big>
Florida’s Condominium Act has a new notice requirement. This may come as welcome news to probably no board members, but it involves the collection of past due assessments, so it’s important.

OSHA Launches Program to Protect High-Risk Workers from COVID-19

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">OSHA Launches Program to Protect High-Risk Workers from COVID-19</span></strong></big>
OSHA is specifically targeting restaurants, supermarkets and other businesses in search of COVID-related hazards.

Largest Minimum Wage Increase in Florida History is Less than Six Months Away

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Largest Minimum Wage Increase in Florida History is Less than Six Months Away</span></strong></big>
Florida employers have less than 6 months to prepare for the largest single minimum wage increase in the state's history.

What Does it Mean to be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">What Does it Mean to be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19?</span></strong></big>
For those who’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the CDC says you can start doing these things again.

Identity Theft Alert: FBI, HHS Warn of Emerging Fraud Schemes Involving COVID-19 Vaccines

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Identity Theft Alert: FBI, HHS Warn of Emerging Fraud Schemes Involving COVID-19 Vaccines</span></strong></big>
Scammers and identity thieves are using the COVID-19 vaccine to steal personal information.

EEOC’s Enforcement and Litigation Capabilities Endure Despite COVID-19

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">EEOC’s Enforcement and Litigation Capabilities Endure Despite COVID-19</span></strong></big>

The EEOC’s annual enforcement and litigation data reveal a productive year despite COVID-19.

Don’t Let Weak Site Security Compromise Your Business’s Cybersecurity

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Don’t Let Weak Site Security Compromise Your Business’s Cybersecurity</span></strong></big>

An effective cyber security plan relies on locked doors, clean desks, limited access and other site security measures.

Employment Law Landscape Expected to Change Under Biden Administration

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Employment Law Landscape Expected to Change Under Biden Administration</span></strong></big>

Employers should be prepared for a changing employment law landscape under the new administration.

OSHA Inspections and Penalties for Coronavirus-Related Violations on the Rise

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">OSHA Inspections and Penalties for Coronavirus-Related Violations on the Rise</span></strong></big>
Did you know that the Occupational Safety and Health Act’s health and safety standards apply to COVID-19? Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the...

Can Employers Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory for Employees Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Can Employers Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory for Employees Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?</span></strong></big>
Can employees be required to provide proof of vaccination? Can employers make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for employees? The EEOC has the answers.

Affordable Care Act Update: IRS Extends ACA Reporting Deadline and Good-Faith Relief from Penalties

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Affordable Care Act Update: IRS Extends ACA Reporting Deadline and Good-Faith Relief from Penalties</span></strong></big>
The IRS extended the deadline for Applicable Large Employers to comply with the Affordable Care Act's annual reporting requirements.