03.03.2022

ADA-Compliance and Your Website: What You Need to Know

By Eric Wokas, Risk Control Consultant  Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits any “public accommodation” from denying “full and equal enjoyment” of its services or facilities on the basis of a...

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02.10.2022

Nonprofit Governance Best Practices

By Gwen Luu  Governance refers to the strategic direction of an organization and encompasses a variety of functions, including financial viability and how successfully the organization is fulfilling its mission. For nonprofits, governance entails setting...

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02.01.2022

Premium Surcharges for Nonvaccinated Employees

By Barry Fields  Many employers are exploring options related to COVID-19 vaccination status within their workforce, including whether to charge a premium surcharge for nonvaccinated individuals. There are a number of legal considerations to take...

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01.26.2022

Marketing Insurance Outside the Box

By David Velasco, EBP, APRI  In late 2020, I joined JGS Insurance as Vice President of Community Association and had an idea. I wanted to make insurance fun while forging meaningful connections with my clientele...

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01.21.2022

2022 Market Highlights with JGS Insurance

As we move ever so briskly into 2022, we want to keep you in-the-know with the latest market developments this year. Focusing on four of our key insurance solutions—commercial auto insurance, general liability insurance, cyber...

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01.20.2022

Prepare your Home for Winter Weather

Many people see leaves falling off trees as the time of year when they need to prepare for holiday celebrations and gear up for a new year. But for some parts of the country, the...

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01.14.2022

Federal Vaccine Mandate: US Supreme Court Decision stays OHSA ETS and Allows CMS Healthcare Worker Mandate to Proceed

Compliance Update On Thursday afternoon, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), after hearing oral arguments last week, issued rulings concerning the following Federal vaccination mandates: Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

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01.12.2022

Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

Compliance Update On January 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter...

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12.20.2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Reinstated for Private Employers

Compliance Update Private employer vaccine mandate revived by 6th U.S. Circuit Court The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati lifted a November injunction that had blocked the enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing...

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12.15.2021

Lumber Prices and What It Means for Your Insurance Policy

5 Reasons Lumber Prices Are Rising and What It Means for Your Insurance Policy It’s no secret that lumber prices have increased dramatically over the last two years. In fact, the National Association of Home...

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11.15.2021

Get Your Condo Association Ready For Winter

We hate to say it but winter is coming. For condo associations, this is an especially stressful time because all units need to be winterproofed and the premises must be well-equipped to prevent slippery accidents....

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10.29.2021

3 Benefits Of Partnering With A Broker For Your Employee Benefits

Employee benefits are typically the second largest expense for companies next to payroll. This may come as a surprise for some business owners. It won’t come as a surprise, however, that you should work to...

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