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Covid-19 News

DOL Releases More Q&As on Workplace Laws and Coronavirus

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published additional Q&As addressing the application of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act…

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We Are Here For You

Since 1871, through two world wars, the Great Depression, and countless natural disasters, Wheeler & Taylor has always remained open to help its customers and community. This current…

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Live Well, Work Well Newsletter – July 2020

This month’s newsletter provides tips for boosting your mental health during these uncertain times, surviving the summer heat and social distancing.    

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OSHA Issues Guidance for Reopening Nonessential Businesses

On June 18, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released guidance to help employers plan how to reopen nonessential businesses. The guidance also addresses issues employers…

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Commercial Risk Advisor Newsletter – June 2020

Learn about how to create a return to work plan following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and get some best practices for screening employee temperatures.

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NCCI Publishes Changes to Workers’ Compensation Calculations Due to COVID-19

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently published Manual Rule Changes related to workers’ compensation premium calculations. Specifically, the new rule, which went into effect March 1,…

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Free Facemask Distribution

Free surgical facemasks will be available to everyone while supplies last this Friday in Great Barrington and Pittsfield.

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Construction Risk Advisor Newsletter – May 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that every precaution is taken to prevent the spread of the disease. At the workplace, employees may need…

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House of Representatives Approves $484 Billion Coronavirus Relief Package

On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the newest coronavirus aid bill, which includes funding for small businesses, hospitals and coronavirus testing. This News…

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