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President Biden Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Large Employers

On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, President Joe Biden signed executive orders requiring federal workers and contractors to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Biden also directed the Occupational Safety and…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  September 10, 2021
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OSHA Safety Cornerstones – Q3 2021

This quarter’s OSHA Safety Cornerstones newsletter summarizes a recent nitrogen leak incident that resulted in several fatalities and nearly $1 million in fines, introduces OSHA’s revised handbook for…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  September 1, 2021
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WT Celebrates 150 Years

In 1871, just 10 years after Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated the 16th president, Wheeler & Taylor Insurance Agency opened their doors in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.  By the time…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  August 31, 2021
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Dixie Fire Becoming CA’s Second-largest Fire in History

The Dixie Fire, which has been burning in Northern California since July 13, has officially become the state’s second-largest wildfire of all time. This News Brief provides more…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  August 11, 2021
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Canary Blomstrom will work in tandem with GoodWorks sister company, Wheeler & Taylor

Canary Blomstrom Insurance Agency Merges with GoodWorks Financial Group Partnership gives customers additional insurance products and expertise; woman-owned Canary Blomstrom will work in tandem with GoodWorks sister company,…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  August 4, 2021
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CDC Updates Guidance, Says Fully Vaccinated Individuals Should Wear Masks in Some Indoor Settings

The CDC recently announced updates to its mask guidelines as an emerging variant of COVID-19 known as Delta spreads across the country. This News Brief explains further.  

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  July 28, 2021
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Cyber Update – Ransomware Attacks Reach All-time High in Q4 2020

Ransomware attacks spiked in 2020 as the fear and chaos of COVID-19, combined with the transition to remote work, provided an abundance of opportunities for cybercriminals. Advisen data…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  July 23, 2021
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Gather in the Garden Fundraiser

Wheeler & Taylor invites you to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts’ alfresco dinner event on the gorgeous grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a picnic basket…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  July 19, 2021
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DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Final Rule

On May 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it will officially withdraw the Independent Contractor final rule. The withdrawal will be effective on the day…

By: Wheeler & Taylor  •  May 6, 2021
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