CATEGORY: Commercial Lines

Protecting Workers from Heat Stress

MAY 26, 2020

Heat Illness Exposure to heat can cause illness and death. The most serious heat illness is heat stroke. Other heat read more +

Return to Work Communications Planning Checklist

MAY 20, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has challenged existing practices in the workplace, including the way businesses interact with vendors, customers, read more +

COVID-19 Response Questionnaire

MAY 20, 2020

As businesses develop their action plans for reopening, this COVID-19 response questionnaire provides the opportunity to review their exposures relative read more +

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA

MAY 19, 2020

On May 19. 2020 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how read more +

Wisconsin Rating Bureau Updated FAQs 5-15-20

MAY 18, 2020

On Wednesday, May 13th,  justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Gov. Tony Evers’ month-long stay-at-home order that ran through read more +

What to Do After Receiving a PPP Loan

MAY 13, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is a small read more +

PPP Guidance for Employees Refusing to Return to Work

MAY 11, 2020

The Payroll Protection Program (PPP), part of the CARES Act and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, makes small business loans read more +

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs

MAY 7, 2020

There are lots of frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans from the U.S. Treasury Dept. read more +

Post-Coronavirus Workplace Preparedness Checklist

MAY 6, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many aspects of the current workplace, and hygiene and cleanliness are key topics read more +

New CARES Act Student Loan Updates

MAY 6, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes a provision that temporarily allows employers to make tax-free read more +

Wearing Facial Coverings or Masks in the Workplace During COVID-19

MAY 5, 2020

During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, some employers are currently staying open as essential businesses—for organizations that are not open, read more +

Which Unemployment Program is for You? (WI)

APRIL 24, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) issued this document to help provide general information about unemployment insurance benefits for read more +

Reopening a Business After the Coronavirus Shutdown

APRIL 23, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to have an unprecedented effect on daily life, many business owners are looking forward read more +

COVID-19: Hazard Recognition, Control and Prevention for Employers

APRIL 21, 2020

In an effort to help identify worksites and workers in high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19), OSHA has broken read more +

Small Business Administration: Paycheck Protection Program - Open to Borrowers

APRIL 7, 2020

Small businesses and certain non-profits and veterans’ organizations may now apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The loans are available to read more +

Robertson Ryan Financial Services - Here to Help

APRIL 7, 2020

As we navigate through these uncertain times, please know Robertson Ryan Financial Services remains committed to servicing your retirement plan read more +

Coronavirus Bill Requiring Paid Employee Leave Signed Into Law

APRIL 3, 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) into law. The Act requires read more +

A CFO’s role in helping navigate the coronavirus

APRIL 2, 2020

The accounting and finance industry is evolving quickly. As digital automation, A.I., and other technologies transform our workplaces, the role read more +

Responding to an Employee’s Positive Coronavirus Test

APRIL 1, 2020

As the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases grows daily, employers across the country are dealing with the difficult read more +

WI Worker’s Compensation Furloughed Employee Updates Covid-19

APRIL 1, 2020

If a furloughed employee continues to be paid by their employer, is their payroll excluded from the employer’s worker’s compensation read more +