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Integrating Business Continuity and Pandemic Planning

Pandemic plans are no longer a luxury. The COVID-19 Pandemic has challenged businesses in ways that were previously unimaginable. Companies have been forced to modify short- and long-term business goals. This has been achieved by shifting business priorities, and evaluating both supplier and customer relationships. Operationally, organizations have needed to…

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Ohio’s Public Health Advisory System and Pandemic Waves Planning

The Ohio Public Health Advisory System was released by the state of Ohio on July 2. The issuance of this system is not only a great tool for local governments, but also for Ohio employers. Mandated public precautions are based on local conditions versus a one size fits all approach.…

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On-Demand Webinar: Excess Liability Coverage

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: 7m?QA6+!) LIABILITY TRENDS – COULD THEY THREATEN YOUR FUTURE OR YOUR SUCCESS? In partnership with PURE Insurance and Bonezzi, Switzer, Polito & Hupp, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on June 30, 2020. Watch a recording of our recent webinar, as we discussed:…

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On-Demand Webinar: Workplace Violence and Active Assailant Risks

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST In partnership with McDonald Hopkins, The Orsus Group, and Cello HR, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on June 23, 2020. Watch a recording of our recent webinar, as we discussed what you can do to protect and prepare yourself, your employees and your business…

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Oswald Women’s Leadership Council: 9 Lessons in Virtual Leadership

Michelle Mindell

In my experiences as a female leader, we spend a good portion of our careers trying to attain our desired status and position, while also creating and fostering our leadership style for an open, in-person and community-based work environment. Given that this pandemic has shifted more of us to virtual…

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Risk Advisory: Understanding Active Shooter Coverage

Alyssa Heter

The U.S. government agencies define an active assailant as, “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.” In an Active Assailant event, businesses are at risk of loss financially and from a human capital perspective. Consider these questions when purchasing this…

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Michigan Auto Insurance Law Change: How Does it Affect Commercial Coverage?

Susan Tobbe

If you live in Michigan, chances are very good that you’ve heard about the new auto insurance law taking effect on July 2, 2020. Chances are also good that you’re not entirely sure what the changed law means to you if you’re the holder of a commercial auto policy. A…

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Why Consider an Excess Liability Policy

At what dollar amount would you be comfortable liquidating tangible assets to comply with a legal judgement in the event you are sued? This may be a difficult question to answer. Within our litigious society, peace of mind can be hard to find. The potential for involvement in a third-party…

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Risk Advisory: OSHA COVID-19 Enforcement Response Plan

Adam Thomas

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. On May 19, OSHA issued an update to their Coronavirus Enforcement Response Plan. The updated plan generally returns to a pre-COVID-19 inspection policy while making COVID-19 related cases a priority. The updated plan provides guidance for OSHA compliance safety and health officers…

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Putting Risk in Its Place with Long-Term Disability Coverage

If you had to rank in order of importance the top three group welfare benefits an employer could offer an employee, what would they be? Perhaps number one would be Medical, number two would be Dental, and number three would be Vision. Would Long-Term Disability (LTD) rank in your top…

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