U.S. government employees should not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to their workplace or made to disclose their vaccination status, according to guidance from the Biden administration.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday updated its guidance for all industries, closely mirroring what is currently in place in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines.
An Eatontown, New Jersey, manufacturer has been fined $13,653 for allegedly failing to protect employees adequately from workplace exposure to COVID-19 following two deaths.
The heavy metal band Metallica has filed a suit against Lloyd’s of London over losses suffered as a result of having to twice postpone its South American tour because of COVID-19 shutdowns.
The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board unanimously voted Wednesday night to withdraw revisions to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard seven days after they were approved.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday released the details of its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard, which it says will only apply to health care workers.
Increased connectivity and greater use of technology will be the legacy of the pandemic, according to the CEOs of some of the world’s largest insurers.
Aon PLC plans to close its $30 billion proposed purchase of rival Willis Towers Watson PLC “as early as possible in the third quarter,” according to Aon CEO Greg Case.
One of the first major hospital systems to publicly require all employees receive a COVID-19 vaccination has announced a nearly 100% vaccination rate among its staff.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will release its long-awaited COVID-19 emergency temporary standard on Thursday.
A coronavirus business interruption suit filed against Berkshire Hathaway Inc. alleges that virus exclusions that have been used by insurers since 2006 should be ruled invalid because the policy wordings organizations that devised them made misrepresentations to regulators.
A putative class-action directors and officers liability lawsuit filed in federal district court charges that a biopharmaceutical company falsely claimed a 100% accurate COVID-19 test while company officials made millions dumping their stock.
A small business group has launched a £40 million ($50.06 million) insurance claim against insurer Hiscox over disputed cover for business disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it said on Monday.
Aon PLC on Monday said it has formed a coalition of Chicago-area employers and organizations from a range of industry sectors to work together to help move the economy forward in the recovery phase of COVID-19.
Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would limit liability on several fronts during the COVID-19 public emergency, limiting the ability for people to sue businesses over virus exposure.
A lawsuit filed against Fox News for its allegedly “erroneous” and “incomplete” coronavirus coverage violates its First Amendment protections, a state court ruled in dismissing the litigation.
By Claire Wilkinson North American commercial insurance buyers will continue to pay more across most lines of business and see their coverage terms and conditions scrutinized, as the industry braces for a potential loss of up to $80 billion from COVID-19, according to a report issued Thursday by Willis Towers Watson PLC. Despite the decline […]
The employer that brought free cooking classes and ping pong tables to the office is giving employees a $1,000 expense account to spiff up their home workspaces, according to a letter addressed to “Googlers” from CEO Sundar Pichai.
Lawmakers in New York introduced legislation that would provide death benefits for public employees who have died after contracting COVID-19 in the workplace.
Insurers are normally great with numbers. But the coronavirus pandemic has them struggling to estimate how many billions of dollars in losses they face, and what the fallout will be for their massive investment portfolios.