BREAKING: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

The Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly-anticipated opinions today on the OSHA ETS and the CMS healthcare industry vaccination and testing mandates. In short, the Supreme Court blocked further implementation of all parts of the OSHA ETS. The Supreme Court allowed the CMS healthcare mandate to stand. For the ETS, this means … Continued

The Heat Is On: Vaccine & Testing Solutions

Employers nationwide are making moves on vaccination and testing tracking, now that the Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard is here to stay; many business leaders are overwhelmed trying to find a technology solution that fits their current tech atmosphere. OSHA will not begin issuing citations for noncompliance before January 10th, and for testing noncompliance … Continued

Whitepaper: Important Potential Changes Coming to Your Cyber Liability Coverage Form

Like 2020, the year 2021 was tumultuous for many reasons. Developments in cyber security and the market for cyber liability insurance were no different. In response to these conditions, significant changes to available coverage for cyber liability insurance may lie ahead. Several carriers have already submitted new forms and rates for 2022. Other carriers may … Continued

Breaking: Sixth Circuit Dissolves Stay on the OSHA ETS

On the evening of December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit issued its highly anticipated decision on whether OSHA’s ETS would remain intact, be further delayed, or modified in some other alternative.  In a surprise decision to many, the historically conservative Sixth Circuit dissolved the stay.  The Sixth Circuit noted “the costs of delaying the implementation … Continued

Expect An Expert Episode 7: Specialty Pharmacy Strategy

In this episode of Expect an Expert, we’ll be discussing specialty pharmacy strategy. We’ve invited our Directory of Pharmacy Solutions, Dr. Chris Antypas, to speak about specialty medications and their impact on work, cost, and pharmacy benefits for employers. Time Stamps: 00:49 Dr. Antypas’s unique background and experience 01:51 Could you tell us more about … Continued

Gender Identity and HR Technology

Gender identity is a common topic of discussion among employers these days and the need to capture an employee’s preferred gender identity within the workplace has increased. So how can your organization ensure a balance of inclusion and compliance while maintaining your technology? Many companies currently capture two or three classifications for gender—such as female, male, … Continued

Expect An Expert Episode 6: Excessive Fee Litigation

In this episode of Expect an Expert, Henderson Brothers’ in-house counsel, Peter Horne, answers 4 questions about excessive fee litigation and its impact on insurance. An excessive fee lawsuit is when participants in a retirement plan allege that the plan sponsor (or other entities or individuals) breached their fiduciary duties by making the participants pay … Continued

Preparing HR Technology for the OSHA Vaccination ETS

OSHA has submitted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) which is a division of the White House Budget Office. Once the review is final, it will be posted on the Federal Register for public access. We expect that once the ETS goes into effect, Employers will have a rather quick … Continued

Webinar: Implementation Considerations for the Vaccination ETS

On November 4th the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 in the workplace. The ETS requires that employers with 100 or more employees implement a program for vaccination against COVID-19 or the regular testing of their staff for COVID-19.  The new ETS is part of the larger pandemic response ecosystem … Continued

Whitepaper: Trucking Accident Lawsuit Costs Continue to Rise

Eight-figure and beyond damages continue to be paid out to plaintiffs as a result of lawsuits related to trucking accidents on US roads. The increase in the awards continues a trend which has produced record settlements over the last four years. As trucking companies face tighter insurance markets costly litigation will continue to play a … Continued