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Comparing the American Rescue Plan to Previous COVID-19 Relief Bills

President Joe Biden recently signed into law a $1.9 trillion relief bill, known as the American Rescue Plan. The chart below provides an overview of the highlights of the bill and how it compares to the two previous...

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News Brief: Congress Passes Extension of Paycheck Protection Program

Congress has passed the PPP Extension Act of 2021, a 60-day extension of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Payment Protection Program (PPP), which was set to expire on March 31. President Joe Biden signed...

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American Rescue Plan: Changes to FFCRA Employee Leave

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), enacted March 11, 2021, includes changes to emergency paid sick leave and paid family leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The ARPA extended the tax...

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2021 Commercial Property Insurance Market Outlook

The commercial property market has steadily hardened in recent years, resulting in rate increases every quarter since Q3 2017. Unfortunately, these rate increases-as well as additional policy restrictions-are expected...

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Live Well, Work Well - March 2021

Making Every Bite Count - The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2020-2025) offers science-based nutrition advice to develop healthy eating habits and reduce chronic disease risk. For the first time, this...

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Texas Winter Storm Safety Tips

Severe winter weather is wreaking havoc on the state of Texas-accompanied by record-low temperatures, snow and ice. These conditions have resulted in serious safety implications for many Texans. Photo: Ricardo B....

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The Danger of Deepfakes

Deepfakes Explained - Deepfakes refer to sophisticated forgeries of an image, video or audio recording. Deepfakes have been around for years-you can even find a version of them in social media applications. For instance,...

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Securing Cargo for Safe Transportation

This article focuses on Federal Guidelines for securing cargo, but this is also a very good guide for non-DOT cargo securement. Shifting cargo is one of the most common hazards in commercial transportation. Not only can...

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2020, What a Year!

What is there left to say? You don't need me to tell you about the COVID pandemic and how catastrophic it has been or enumerate the ways the coronavirus has taken over our lives. We're all tired of lockdowns,...

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De-icing Outdoor Walking Surfaces in Winter

Keeping outdoor walking surfaces-such as parking lots and sidewalks-clear of ice in the winter is a crucial practice at many workplaces. Not only does ice removal offer aesthetic benefits, it can also help keep you,...

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