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Disability Claim Regulations Take
Effect April 1, 2018

The Department of Labor (DOL) has recently confirmed that final disability claims procedures regulations originally issued December 19, 2016 will take effect April 1, 2018.

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Wraps Are Popular, But Are They Right For Your Project?

Over the past 15-20 years, wrap up insurance policies, otherwise known as owner/general contractors controlled insurance policies (OCIP/CCIP), have become much more commonplace for insuring construction projects.

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Three Common Bonds Non-Contractors
May Need

Contract performance and payment bonds may be the best-known type of surety bonding, but bonds are required in many different industries and offer an alternative to other types of financial guarantees.

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Legionnaires’ Disease: Is Your Hotel at Risk?

Hoteliers operate in a constantly evolving business environment with new challenges regularly emerging. However, these businesses still face a threat that first surfaced in 1976 in Philadelphia: Legionnaires’ disease.

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Complying with the New York Disability Benefits Law

If you have employees who work in the state of New York, please continue reading. Employers must provide disability insurance to employees who work in that state for at least 30 days during a calendar year. This requirement is in addition to regular workers’ compensation coverage.

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