Risk Briefs

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.

Amendment 2: Florida Voters Approve Ballot Initiative to Increase Minimum Wage

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Amendment 2: Florida Voters Approve Ballot Initiative to Increase Minimum Wage</span></strong></big>
Amendment 2 increases Florida’s minimum wage incrementally over a period of years until it reaches $15 per hour.

Ransomware Attacks Are Becoming More Common and More Expensive

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Ransomware Attacks Are Becoming More Common and More Expensive</span></strong></big>

How much ransom would you be willing to pay to regain access to critical business files and documents?