Appeals Court Blocks NLRB Rule on Labor Posters

    A federal appeals court has recently temporarily blocked the National Labor Relations Board from making millions of businesses put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union. The rule requiring most private employers to display the posters was supposed to take effect on April 30, but the U.S. Court of Appeals Read more →


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE AHEAD FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE In early May, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) held its 2011 Annual Issues Symposium. Addressing an audience comprised of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Executives, Financial Officers, Actuaries, Claim Professionals and State Regulators, NCCI Chief Actuary Dennis Mealy made a significant announcement regarding a change Read more →

Florida Construction Insurance Principles

Florida construction insurance covers the building phase of a residential or commercial edifice. Unlike Florida homeowner’s insurance, Florida construction insurance (often called builders risk policy) covers the unfinished structure and purchased materials. Florida construction insurance covers loss from fire damage, high winds, and other factors typically not covered by a general liability policy, and must Read more →

Importance of Florida Workers Comp

The state of Florida, like all others, requires that employers have Workers’ Compensation insurance. It pays for medical care and rehabilitation for eligible employees and principals of companies, who are injured on the job or contract a work-related illness. Workers’ compensation also covers some of an employee’s lost wages through disability benefits. It further provides Read more →

EPLI Critical Component of Florida Business Insurance

Businesses throughout Florida need EPLI. What is it? EPLI stands for Employment Practices Liability Insurance. Shielding businesses from accusations by employees that their rights have been violated, it is a very important type of Florida insurance. Some Florida insurance providers sell EPLI as a separate form of coverage, while others provide it as an ancillary Read more →