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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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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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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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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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