Risk Briefs

Affordable Care Act: Will Your Group Health Plan be “Affordable” in 2022?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Affordable Care Act: Will Your Group Health Plan be “Affordable” in 2022?</span></strong></big>
The IRS announced that the Affordable Care Act’s affordability threshold for employer-sponsored group health plans will be 9.61 percent in 2022

OSHA Imposes Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy on Employers with 100+ Employees

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">OSHA Imposes Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy on Employers with 100+ Employees</span></strong></big>
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a new emergency temporary standard to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. How will this affect your workplace?

What is Multi-Factor Authentication and Why Should Everyone Be Using It?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">What is Multi-Factor Authentication and Why Should Everyone Be Using It?</span></strong></big>

Did you know that the majority of data breaches are driven by credential theft? Fortunately, multi-factor authentication can block over 99.9 percent of account compromise attacks.

Every Month Should Be Cybersecurity Awareness Month

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Every Month Should Be Cybersecurity Awareness Month</span></strong></big>
October may officially be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but that doesn’t mean businesses can afford to take the rest of the year off. A single cybersecurity incident can threaten a business’s operations, reputation, bottom line, and in some cases, its very survival.

Florida’s New $10 Minimum Wage Poster

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida’s New $10 Minimum Wage Poster</span></strong></big>
Florida’s new $10 minimum wage poster is now available! On September 30, 2021, Florida’s minimum wage will be $10 per hour. Employers must update their Florida minimum wage posters to reflect the new minimum wage.

Can Florida Condominiums Prevent Unit Owners from Installing Natural Gas Fuel Stations?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Can Florida Condominiums Prevent Unit Owners from Installing Natural Gas Fuel Stations?</span></strong></big>

A new Florida law gives unit owners the right to install natural gas fuel stations, but this right is not absolute. Various conditions and requirements must be observed when installing a natural gas fuel station.

The Case for Employment Practices Liability Insurance

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">The Case for Employment Practices Liability Insurance</span></strong></big>
The case for employment practices liability insurance has never been stronger. COVID-19, #MeToo, gig workers, remote workers, medical marijuana, CDC guidance, quarantines, vaccines, Zoom meetings.... Yet, far too many businesses go without EPLI. Sure, they have their reasons, but most of them are actually myths.

Florida’s Minimum Wage Increasing to $10 Per Hour September 30th

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida’s Minimum Wage Increasing to $10 Per Hour September 30th</span></strong></big>

The largest minimum wage increase in Florida history is just weeks away! On September 30th, Florida’s minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour. A quick peak at the calendar confirms that employers have plenty of very little time left to prepare for this historic wage increase.

Legislative Update: Multiple Amendments to Florida’s Condominium Act Went Live July 1st

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Legislative Update: Multiple Amendments to Florida’s Condominium Act Went Live July 1st</span></strong></big>
Did you know that multiple changes to Florida’s Condominium Act went into effect July 1, 2021?

Can Employers Prevent Unvaccinated Employees from Entering the Workplace?

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Can Employers Prevent Unvaccinated Employees from Entering the Workplace?</span></strong></big>
Can employers implement policies that require all employees physically entering the workplace to be vaccinated for COVID-19? Is it legal?

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.