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  • DOL Issues Cybersecurity Best Practices for ERISA Covered Retirement Plans

    Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) issued much anticipated cybersecurity guidance for employee retirement plans. This comes more than four and a half years after the ERISA Advisory Council, a 15-member body appointed by the Secretary of Labor to provide guidance on employee benefit plans, shared with the federal Department of...… Continue Reading
    April 14, 2021
  • COVID-19 Vaccination: Setting Up On-Site Programs

    The Biden administration has called for all people at least 18 to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, 2021. Most states have already done so. A BenefitsPro article cites a 2017 survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) that found almost 60 percent of employers offer on-site flu vaccinations. Naturally, with expanding availability of COVID-19... Continue Reading
    April 14, 2021
  • COVID-19 Vaccination: Setting Up An On-site Program

    The Biden administration reportedly has called for all people at least 18 to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, 2021, two weeks earlier than its prior goal of May 1, and less than a week away. Most states have already done so. Without the barriers created by state-by-state priority rules, the rate...… Continue Reading
    April 13, 2021
  • COVID-19 Vaccination: Setting Up An On-site Program

    The Biden administration reportedly has called for all people at least 18 to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, 2021, two weeks earlier than its prior goal of May 1, and less than a week away. Most states have already done so. Without the barriers created by state-by-state priority rules, the rate...… Continue Reading
    April 13, 2021
  • Lawmakers Seek Clarity on EEOC Regulations Concerning Incentives for COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Providing incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be on the minds of organizations as vaccinations pick up speed. However, concerns about privacy and the shifting positions on wellness program regulation has left many employers wary about implementing more robust incentives. According to Bloomberg, two GOP members of Congress are urging the... Continue Reading…
    April 9, 2021
  • Lawmakers Seek Clarity on EEOC Regulations Concerning Incentives for COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Providing incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be on the minds of organizations as vaccinations pick up speed. However, concerns about privacy and the shifting positions on wellness program regulation has left many employers wary about implementing more robust incentives. According to Bloomberg, two GOP members of Congress are urging the...… Continue Reading
    April 9, 2021
  • Utah is the 2nd State to Create a Safe Harbor for Companies Facing Data Breach Litigation

    In mid-March, Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed into law the Cybersecurity Affirmative Defense Act (HB80) (“the Act”), an amendment to Utah’s data breach notification law, creating several affirmative defenses for persons (defined below) facing a cause of action arising out of a breach of system security, and establishing the requirements for asserting such a defense....… Continue Reading
    April 7, 2021
  • Travel 2.0: Vaccine Passports and Visas—What’s Next on the Horizon

    One of industries perhaps hardest hit by the coronavirus, the travel industry, received welcomed news late last week in the form of CDC guidance stating that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume domestic travel and do not need to get tested for COVID-19 before or after travel or self-quarantine after travel. According to the... Continue Reading…
    April 5, 2021
  • Travel 2.0: Vaccine Passports and Visas—What’s Next on the Horizon

    One of industries perhaps hardest hit by the coronavirus, the travel industry, received welcomed news late last week in the form of CDC guidance stating that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume domestic travel and do not need to get tested for COVID-19 before or after travel or self-quarantine after travel. Our full publication is... Continue Reading
    April 5, 2021
  • Travel 2.0: Vaccine Passports and Visas—What’s Next on the Horizon

    One of industries perhaps hardest hit by the coronavirus, the travel industry, received welcomed news late last week in the form of CDC guidance stating that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume domestic travel and do not need to get tested for COVID-19 before or after travel or self-quarantine after travel. According to the...… Continue Reading
    April 5, 2021

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