COVID-19 Updates

Hospitality Industry Update: Preparing to Re-Open

As hospitality businesses prepare to re-open in our “new normal,” there are many important risk management and insurance-related items to consider.

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Agency Guidance – IRS Notices Announce Increased Flexibility for Certain Plans

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices to assist with the nation’s response to the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak. The first notice increases “flexibility with respect to mid-year elections under a §125 cafeteria plan during calendar year 2020 related to employer-sponsored health coverage, health Flexible Spending Arrangements (health FSAs), and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs).

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COVID-19 Update: May 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and organizations, and is evolving quickly each and every day. Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest information.

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COVID-19 Benefits Update: May 8, 2020

Parker, Smith & Feek is dedicated to keeping you informed on the latest employee benefit information.

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Are your buildings and offices prepared to operate in a time with COVID-19?

As self-isolation procedures are lifted, it is important to be prepared for the return of your tenants and employees to their normal places of work. However, returning to work does not mean that COVID-19 risks can be forgotten – there are precautions that must be taken to continue controlling the coronavirus.

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Are your construction sites prepared to operate in a time with COVID-19?

As stay-at-home orders are lifted and operations resume, businesses must prepare to operate in a world where COVID-19 exists. In preparation for the return of the workforce, measures must be put in place to protect workers from becoming infected.

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Webinar: COVID-19 Return to Work Planning

How and when we are reopening our economy has been on the minds of businesses across Washington state. In this webinar we answer your questions on returning to work. Along with a panel of experts, we addressed questions like: What does reopening mean with continued state restrictions? What can I do to protect workers? What […]

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Agency Guidance – National Emergency Extended Time Frames

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of 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 elections, COBRA payments, and HIPAA special enrollments.

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Webinar: Pivoting During a Crisis – A Conversation with Executives in Manufacturing, Food Processing, and Distribution

In this webinar, we had a discussion with our clients in the manufacturing and distribution space that have been impacted by the pandemic. We heard how these companies were quick to pivot and execute change while managing fluid risks. A recording of the presentation, along with downloadable copies of the materials are provided below. Watch […]

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COVID-19 Update: April 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and organizations, and is evolving quickly each and every day.

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Phasing Back Into Business

To the relief of many healthcare providers and patients, the Trump administration along with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new…

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Update -COVID-19 as an OSHA Recordable Illness

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, adjustments are being made by everyone, and that even includes Federal OSHA.

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