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Hurricane Season: The Time is Now to Review Your Plan

Mary Marley

Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another hurricane season. In recent years, the U.S. mainland experienced more hurricane activity than in the recent past. If you felt prepared, that’s great – keep it up! If you didn’t feel prepared, now is the…

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Risk Advisory: OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements for COVID-19 Cases

Adam Thomas

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. OSHA recently relaxed their COVID-19 recordkeeping requirements for employers that are not engaged in health care, emergency response (emergency medical, firefighting, law enforcement) and correctional institution operations. The intent of the amendment to their original position is to help employers focus their…

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On-Demand Webinar: Remote Setup Cybersecurity Risks and Return to Business Transitions

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Cybersecurity Continued In partnership with Taylor Oswald, McDonald Hopkins, and MRK Technologies, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on May 15, 2020. The webcast featured updates regarding the heightened cyber risks associated with working from home, returning to the office, and ongoing remote work…

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Cyber Security Tips For Video Conferencing: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory [VIEW INFOGRAPHIC]

Lacy Rex

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. During these unprecedented times, companies are working to stay connected with their clients and employees. In my earlier post I walked through cybersecurity guidance for remote workers. Companies are turning to video conferencing to comply with social distancing to support ordinary business…

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Unsettling Times Doesn’t Stop Oswald Detroit From Giving Back

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(Oswald Companies’ Ann Roshak and Lisa Pape present Pope Francis Center staffer John Fitzgerald with a few of the fleece blankets they and their co-workers made). Seemingly overnight, just about every facet of American life has changed. Amidst a global pandemic, schools and non-essential businesses have closed. Everyone who can…

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Steffan Moody Appointed to Global Accounts Director, Group Benefits Division

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CLEVELAND – May 7, 2020 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointment of Steffan Moody to Global Accounts Director, Group Benefits Division. Moody, a Vice President of Oswald, joined the firm in 2007 and has served as Market Leader for Central Ohio and its Columbus branch office since 2015. Here…

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On-Demand Webinar: Informed Leadership Decisions for Workplace Returns (COVID-19 Advisory)

Webinar Recording & Toolkit Now Available Review the non-negotiables in protecting your employees and your company as you activate your re-opening strategy: Walk through critical return to work matters from safety, liability and legal angles. View employment issues from a COVID-19 lens. Prioritize your actions and prepare your leaders for enforcement. Gain…

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Group Health Plan Advisory (COVID-19): COBRA and HIPAA Deadlines Extended

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. New Cobra Model Notices On April 29, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and Treasury (IRS) jointly issued a final rule extending several specific notice time frames applicable under HIPAA, COBRA, and ERISA. The rule also extends the time frames for COBRA…

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Understanding the Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Your Health Plan Data

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Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. The impact of COVID-19 is reaching all aspects of our lives, and employer health plans are far from immune. Aside from the complex compliance issues that have arisen in recent months, claims experience is going to look different this year. Oswald’s Data…

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Returning to the Road: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory

Jim Paluf

With the majority of the United States maintaining shelter in place and safe social distancing measures, our cars have also been practicing social distancing from each other. Over the last few months, the congestion and overall traffic on highways and main roads have been cleared for professional drivers to provide…

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