Risk Briefs

New law ends forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">New law ends forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims</span></strong></big>
A new federal law prohibits employers from forcing employees to arbitrate sexual harassment claims.

Florida Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Facilities

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">Florida Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Facilities</span></strong></big>
On February 24, 2022, Florida's Department of Health made significant changes to its COVID-19 guidance for child care facilities.

EEOC Enforcement Activity Increasing, Approaching Pre-Pandemic Levels

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">EEOC Enforcement Activity Increasing, Approaching Pre-Pandemic Levels</span></strong></big>
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s enforcement capabilities are returning to pre-pandemic levels

EEOC Updates COVID Guidance to Address Pandemic-Related Workplace Retaliation

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">EEOC Updates COVID Guidance to Address Pandemic-Related Workplace Retaliation</span></strong></big>
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 technical assistance to address retaliation in pandemic-related employment situations.

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

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.