Overview: There are many different types of insurance that a workplace could get to avoid liability and loss when the unexpected occurs. Whether the insurance covers natural disasters, company cars, employer discrimination or anything else that could affect the workplace, it is always best to be prepared.
What insurance is right for an employer depends on the size, location and industry of the employer. Performing a risk analysis can help decide what insurance bests fits the individualized work environment.
Author: Ashley Shaw, JD, Legal Editor
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to San Francisco's Paid Parental Leave Ordinance.
Updated to incorporate the unemployment eligibility provision of the medical marijuana law, effective September 6, 2016.
An employer must file this form with the Georgia Department of Labor within 48 hours following a mass separation of 25 or more employees in one establishment on the same day for the same reason (other than a labor dispute).
An employer must file this form with the Georgia Department of Labor, in conjunction with DOL 402, within 48 hours following a mass separation of 25 or more employees in one establishment on the same day for the same reason (other than a labor dispute).
Outside of mass terminations, an employer must provide all separated employees with this form on the employee's last day of work or must mail it to the employee within three days.
Enhanced by the addition of a new law in New York City requiring employers to offer commuter benefits to full-time employees, enforced as of July 1, 2016.
Updated to incorporate amendments regarding benefits eligibility for employees who resign due to a military spouse's order of permanent change of station, effective August 1, 2016.
Updated to incorporate a law encouraging employers to offer a group disability income protection plan, effective July 29, 2016.
HR guidance on obtaining proper insurance for the workplace.