Risk Briefs

Experts Are Predicting a Surge in Employment-Related COVID-19 Lawsuits

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Experts Are Predicting a Surge in Employment-Related COVID-19 Lawsuits</span></strong></big>

There is early evidence that employment-related COVID-19 claims are on the rise. Can you predict the types of employment-related COVID-19 claims that employers may be seeing in the near future?

Affordable Care Act: Will Your Group Health Plan be Affordable in 2021?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Affordable Care Act: Will Your Group Health Plan be Affordable in 2021?</span></strong></big>
The Affordable Care Act’s affordability threshold for employer-sponsored group health plans will increase in 2021. Will your group health plan still be affordable?

Condominium Governance: Navigating Florida’s New Emotional Support Animal Law

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Condominium Governance: Navigating Florida’s New Emotional Support Animal Law</span></strong></big>
As of July 1, 2020, Florida’s new emotional support animal law makes it unlawful for condominium associations to discriminate in the provision of housing to a person with a disability or disability-related need for an emotional support animal.

COVID-19 Paid Leave: When Does the Small Business Exemption Apply?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">COVID-19 Paid Leave: When Does the Small Business Exemption Apply?</span></strong></big>

Employers with fewer than 50 employees may be exempt from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s paid COVID-19 leave requirements. When does it apply?

Bostock v. Clayton County: Supreme Court Rules Title VII Protects LGBT Workers; Employers Must Now Adapt

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Bostock v. Clayton County: Supreme Court Rules Title VII Protects LGBT Workers; Employers Must Now Adapt</span></strong></big>
As of June 15, 2020, millions of LGBT workers may raise Title VII’s broad shield to resist unlawful workplace harassment and discrimination. They may also unsheathe its broad sword.

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.