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Kansas and Missouri Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extended

Kansas and Missouri Pandemic Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extended

Under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), unemployment benefits are extended for millions of Americans who are without work. The provisions will go a long way to address the ongoing unemployment concerns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Employer Liability When Employees Use Personal Cars for Work Purposes

Employer Liability When Employees Use Personal Cars for Work Purposes

Oftentimes, employers feel relieved knowing their employees are driving personal cars for work purposes and not company cars. They may believe it minimizes employer liability because employees likely have their own auto insurance to cover any...

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Kansas Supreme Court Upholds Sixth Edition of AMA Guides

Using the Sixth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment® remains constitutional in Kansas after a January 2021 decision by the Kansas Supreme Court. The AMA Guides, published by the American Medical Association, are...

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slip and fall hazard snow and ice covered parking lot at work

Ask the Expert: Employee Falls on Ice in Work Parking Lot, Now What?

While an employee can slip and fall any time of year, the risk significantly increases during the winter months due to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation. In fact, the CDC reports approximately 1 million Americans are injured annually...

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state of kansas reports identity theft unemployment fraud surge

Kansas Unemployment Fraud Surge Causes Issues for Victims, Form 1099-G

A recent surge in new unemployment claims in the State of Kansas has been determined to be in large part due to fraudulent, identity theft claims. During the week ending January 23, Kansas reported 82,944 new unemployment claims, about 10,000...

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CDC Reduces Recommended COVID-19 Quarantine Time

CDC Reduces Recommended COVID-19 Quarantine Time

A new development in the fight against COVID-19 is revised guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding the steps people should take after exposure to the disease. Throughout the pandemic, the CDC has recommended a 14-day...

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CDC Redefines COVID Close Contact; Now Includes Cumulative Exposure

CDC Redefines COVID Close Contact; Now Includes Cumulative Exposure

As the world continues struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, we are learning more about the virus as health officials continue studying it. Up until recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended quarantining for 14 days and...

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Growing Number of States, Including Kansas, Adopt Coronavirus Liability Protection for Businesses

Growing Number of States, Including Kansas, Adopt Coronavirus Liability Protection for Businesses

As if trying to safely remain open, or reopen, your small business amid the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been challenging enough, dodging coronavirus liability lawsuits can quickly complicate matters even more. These lawsuits are typically brought...

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What You Need to Know about the Spike in Unemployment Fraud

What You Need to Know about the Spike in Unemployment Fraud

The pandemic-related expansion of jobless benefits and the rise in unemployment filings has sparked an explosion of fraud. These large-scale scams often involve fraud rings that file benefits claims using the names and personal information of...

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OSHA Issues Revised Coronavirus Enforcement Policies

OSHA Issues Revised Coronavirus Enforcement Policies

As economies have begun reopening in all U.S. states, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced two revised enforcement policies to help ensure that employers take steps to protect their employees from coronavirus exposure.

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