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May 07, 2020

COVID-19: Beware of Vacancy Restrictions in Property Insurance Policies

Many states are approaching 60 days of continuous shutdown for non-essential businesses. This means that “Vacancy Provisions” in your property policy could potentially come into play, and sig...

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May 01, 2020

COVID-19: COBRA and HIPAA Deadlines Extended

The Department of Labor (DOL), in conjunction with the Treasury Department and the IRS, jointly issued a final rule extending several deadlines, allowing additional time for certain notices t...

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April 29, 2020

COVID-19: Temperature Screening of Personnel

As organizations implement protocols for personnel to safely return to work, one of the protocols may be temperature screening. One of the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) listed on the CDC...

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April 27, 2020

COVID-19: Work Protocols Needed

Workers compensation insurance carriers are experiencing a significant number of COVID-19-related workers compensation claims. As a result, at least one insurance carrier is requiring confere...

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April 23, 2020

COVID-19: Business Interruption Insurance Webinar [Recap]

One of the concerns facing nearly every organization is whether there is any insurance coverage for COVID-19 Business Interruption losses. On April 6 2020, coverage experts at Graham Company ...

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April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Workers Compensation Update

Various states are declaring that there is a rebuttable presumption that injuries to certain workers during the COVID-19 crisis will be deemed work-related. A standard Workers Compensation Po...

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April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Maintaining Balance While Working From Home

As we navigate uncharted territories with COVID-19, it’s important to find new ways to successfully do our jobs while also taking care of our mental health and well-being. Graham Company’s co...

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April 15, 2020

COVID-19: Building Security Considerations & Staff Notification Letter

To help your organization respond to questions surrounding COVID‐19, we have provided the following risk management recommendations and steps to reduce your legal exposure while continuing op...

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April 13, 2020

H&HS WEBINAR SERIES: Strategies to Combat COVID-19 [Recap]

Care and service organizations must take action to safeguard residents and clients, many of whom are at greater risk for contracting COVID-19 due to their age or underlying conditions. To ass...

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April 13, 2020

COVID-19: Best Practices for Families to Prevent Infection

To assist you and your family in reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection, Graham Company developed these best practices: click here. We initially developed and distributed these for our inter...

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April 06, 2020

COVID-19: FFCRA Updates and the CARES Act Impact on Employee Benefits

Please note that obtaining relief under the FFCRA Program described in the below may preclude you from obtaining a loan and potentially having that loan forgiven under the Payroll Protection ...

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March 30, 2020

COVID-19: Accessing Treasury Department Funding Under the CARES Act

As your trusted advisor, we at Graham want to get you the information that is the most important to you in these trying times. The attached memo from the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, LL...

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March 30, 2020

COVID-19: Paid Employee Leave Relief Requirements

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Congress, on March 18th passed a bill providing various forms of relief, including two separate laws mandating that employers extend employ...

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Recap of the CARES Act

With both the Senate and the House having passed the $2.2 trillion CARES Act and the President indicating that he will sign it, we thought you would like an advance look at what this mammoth ...

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Furlough, Layoffs and the WARN Act

Employers considering layoffs or a furlough must carefully consider: All state and local laws. The state emergency declarations and laws issued under the pandemic. Federal law, including...