Risk Briefs

NOAA predicts above-average hurricane activity for seventh consecutive year

<big><strong><span style="color: #ff9900;">NOAA predicts above-average hurricane activity for seventh consecutive year</span></strong></big>
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its predictions for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season. For the seventh consecutive year, forecasters are predicting above-average storm activity.

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.

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.

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.