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Cybersecurity Guidance for Remote Workers: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory

Lacy Rex

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Working from home (WFH) or teleworking will remain business as usual for the foreseeable future with COVID-19 gaining momentum in the US and across the globe. Businesses have scrambled to adjust to this new normal. WFH has strained IT department resources and…

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Construction Risks: Tim Walsh Presents on Insurance Considerations Due to COVID-19 [VIEW WEBINAR]

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Oswald Companies, Marcum, Frantz Ward, Hahn Loeser and the Construction Employers Association (CEA) partnered to host a webinar on “What Contractors Should Know”, March 25, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered include: Business continuity Employer responsibilities and considerations Insurance…

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Storms Among Storms: Spring Severe Weather Preparedness (COVID-19) Risk Advisory

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Unfortunately as the world continues to combat COVID-19, spring severe weather season is also arriving for much of the United States. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting above-average temperatures across the country this spring, as well as above-average precipitation in the central…

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Personal Health Insurance Guidance: For Loss of Employment or Income Due to COVID-19 [VIEW WEBINAR]

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Recent events, like the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, have left some individuals and families with reduced income due to layoffs, reduced hours or termination of employment and the possible loss of health insurance coverage. If you or someone you know has recently lost…

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Group Health Plan Advisory (COVID-19): CARES Act – Employer Health Plan Effects

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) on March 27. This enormous bill (880 pages) provides $2.2 trillion to address the coronavirus crisis. Provisions in the Act address issues concerning health and welfare plans, retirement plans, financial…

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Group Health Plan Advisory (COVID-19): Departments of Treasury, Labor and the IRS Announce COVID-19 Related Tax Credits

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. The Department of Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the IRS announced impending regulations that will help covered businesses with fewer than 500 employees and all government employers navigate the paid family and sick leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act,…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Workplace: Evolving Issues in a National Emergency [VIEW WEBINAR]

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Oswald Companies and Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis partnered to host a webinar on critical employee benefits’ topics as a result of COVID-19: Telecommuting and remote work Paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Closures, Mass Layoffs and WARN Act…

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Individual Health Insurance Guidance: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Advisory

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Individuals who are currently or will soon be eligible for COBRA because of loss of employment or a reduction in hours due to COVID-19 may benefit from reviewing broader landscape of insurance providers, plans and costs. Please download the advisory below and…

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OSHA Guidance: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory

Adam Thomas

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. The following is an overview on OSHA’s approach to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). COVID-19 has presented the world with its first pandemic known to be caused by the emergence of a new coronavirus. The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March…

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What Can Be Expected During a Pandemic: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory

Jim Hedrick

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Key Takeaways Pandemics have occurred throughout history. While each is unique, they have possessed certain common threads that help better predict future events. Pandemic planning is an extension of business continuity planning, including multiple stages and layers within response plan areas, and…

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