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To Our Clients and Colleagues

Avoiding Germ Concentrated Areas

Communicating Effectively with Your Employees

The Paid Sick Leave Act and Fearful Employees

The EEOC & The ADA

To Our Small Business Community

Personal Insurance Payment Plans

OSHA’s Hierarchy of Controls


COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Employers

September 22, 2020

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across the globe have been working to develop a COVID-19 […]

The Work from Home Debacle: Deciding who stays home and who comes back

July 28, 2020

As businesses across the country continue reopening and the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 cases looms, […]

Contact Tracing in the Workplace 101

July 28, 2020

Months ago, businesses across the country sent workers home to help limit the spread of COVID-19. With the […]

5 Ways COVID-19 Is Reshaping HR

July 17, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the entire world, it seems. With fluctuating infection rates and conflicting official […]

Post-coronavirus Return-to-Work Plans and EAPs

July 15, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed employees’ daily lives and routines, and even as businesses reopen, many employees […]

Notice of Temporary Extension of Health Plan Deadlines for Certain Benefit Plans

May 22, 2020

This is a sample notice that employers can provide to employees.  Official plan docs do not have to […]

New COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Mid-year Election Change Rules

May 14, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-29, which provides temporary flexibility for mid-year election changes under […]

Employee Leave-sharing Programs and the Coronavirus

May 14, 2020

Employers seeking ways to help their employees during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may want to consider implementing a […]

Federal Agencies Issue COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plans

May 4, 2020

On April 28, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury (Departments) issued deadline relief to help […]

COVID-19 Scenarios and Benefits Available

April 30, 2020

For a full list of scenarios and Benefits responses for your business, download the full PDF here: COVID-19 […]

Health & Wellness

Supporting Employees’ Child Care Responsibilities Post-coronavirus

September 14, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, day cares and schools shut their doors. Months later, child care centers […]

7 Ways to Cope with COVID-19 Stress and Anxiety

May 28, 2020

If you’re feeling stressed and anxious during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup […]

Chronic Conditions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 22, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected many different aspects of daily life—including managing chronic conditions. The combination of […]

Preventing Remote Employee Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020

The shift to telecommuting has made it possible for employees to work while staying safe and preventing the […]

Coronavirus – Watch for These Symptoms

April 16, 2020

If you think you might have been exposed to Coronavirus and you’re not sure what to do next, […]

Maintaining Good Mental Health from Wellspan

April 16, 2020

For some great videos that address how to maintain good mental health and conduct self-care during this crisis, […]

12 Do’s and Don’ts of Working from Home

April 13, 2020

By Kate Maher Marketing & Communications Executive, EHD It’s been about four weeks since the management at EHD […]

The Basics of Working From Home Ergonomics

March 30, 2020

Working from home comes with its own set of challenges. If an employee finds themselves working from home […]

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide to Dealing with COVID-19

March 24, 2020

The effects of the Coronavirus on businesses, workers, the stock market and the supermarkets are all over the […]

Property & Casualty

Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 28, 2020

In preparation for reopening after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s imperative that companies thoughtfully construct a return to […]

Common Employment Practices Claims Arising Out of COVID-19

May 28, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American […]

Examining Potential for COVID-19 Third Party Exposure Claims Against Businesses

May 13, 2020

From our partners at Post & Schell, Law: As the stage has been set for the country’s economy […]

EEOC Updates Employer Guidance Coronavirus and the ADA

May 12, 2020

On May 7, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) […]

PCRB Issues New Payroll Guidelines for Stay at Home Employees

May 6, 2020

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Bureau (PCRB) has issued new payroll guidelines for PA businesses that have employees working […]

Consider This: Workers’ Comp and COVID-19

April 20, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to be a top-of-mind concern for organizations and individuals across the globe. As […]

PA Workers’ Compensation Update Regarding Practice & Procedure During the COVID-19 Emergency

April 8, 2020

Over the course of the last several weeks, there has been substantial movement on the part of all […]

Coronavirus and Managing Remote Work Cyber Risks

March 30, 2020

Given the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, countless employees across a variety of industries are working remotely. […]

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Construction Contracts and Legal Next Steps

March 20, 2020

by Mason Avrigian, Jr. and Paul Logan of Post & Schell Attorneys at Law The impact of the […]

Business Interruption Policies and Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak evolves, businesses face growing uncertainty as to how this pandemic will affect their […]

Risk Control

Use of Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

April 16, 2020

Facemasks have become mandatory. But how do you use them? How can they slow the spread of the […]

Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected COVID-19

April 14, 2020

To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to […]

Ten Steps to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus in the Work Place Poster

April 7, 2020

Are you looking for a poster to hang in your business to help reduce the risk of Coronavirus […]

COVID-19: Preventing the Spread in the WorkPlace

April 7, 2020

This post discusses practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, including how the disease is […]

FMCSA Issues Temporary Waivers for Expired CDLs, CLPs and Medical Cards

April 3, 2020

In response to the national emergency brought by the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration […]

Coronavirus Disruptions to CMV Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing

March 27, 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations provide reasonable flexibility to motor carrier employers and their drivers […]

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Makes Emergency Declaration for Drivers

March 23, 2020

On March 13, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made an emergency declaration granting exemptions to particular […]

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PA Department of Labor & Industry Releases information about Workplace Safety Committees and COVID-19

March 23, 2020

On March 25, the PA Bureau of Workers’ Compensation sent an email to all registered HandS users who […]

OSHA Guidance on COVID-19

March 19, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the Act) was enacted to regulate workplace safety and health. The Act […]


Top 10 Productivity Boosters for working from home

September 21, 2020

Being a productive remote worker comes with responsibility, self-reliance and resourcefulness. Set yourself up for success, and consider […]

Cleaning and Disinfecting your Household Amid COVID-19

August 12, 2020

This article compiles expert guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Purpose This guidance provides […]

DOL Releases More Q&As on Workplace Laws and Coronavirus

July 28, 2020

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the agency’s publication of additional guidance on […]

Preparing for a Second Wave of COVID-19 Cases

June 26, 2020

Even as stay-at-home orders and restrictions are lifted, daily operations won’t be business-as-usual for many across the country. […]

CDC Resuming Business Toolkit

June 17, 2020

The CDC has recently released a toolkit for businesses looking to resume their operations. To view the toolkit, […]

Congress Passes Bill Amending Paycheck Protection Program

June 5, 2020

Since being established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in March 2020, the […]

Recruiting Post-coronavirus

June 2, 2020

Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their post-coronavirus plans. While unemployment […]

COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Businesses in PA

May 14, 2020

Pennsylvania has issued these COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Businesses in order to protect customers and employees in the […]

Business Travel After COVID-19

May 14, 2020

Travel—for both business and leisure—worldwide has virtually come to a standstill during the coronavirus pandemic. At this point, […]

Designing a Post-coronavirus Office

April 30, 2020

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many aspects of the current workplace, and soon, employers should begin […]



Best Of: Post-Coronavirus Checklists

Remote Work Checklist EHD

Remote Workstation Checklist


Return to Work Poster


Checklist - Post-Coronavirus Workplace Preparedness

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work

Employer Questionnaire- Employee Refusal of Suitable Work


Creating a Return to Work Action Plan


Best of: Remote Work HR Insights


The Employer's Guide to COVID-19


Covid-19 And Your Workplace Checklist


Business Continuity Plan Creation Toolkit


What to do if you are sick with COVID-19


10 Things You Can do to Take Care of Health at Home


DOL FAQs: Families First Coronavirus Response Act


15 Days to Slow the Spread


211 Brochure


Areas to Focus on When Washing Your Hands


Covid 19 Working Capital Access Program


Workplace Reopening Decision Tree


Return to Work Communication Checklist


Sample Welcome Back Packet for Employees


EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA


Coronavirus Action Plan - General Industry


Face Covering Do's and Don'ts

EHD Insurance - COVID-19 Decision Tree

COVID-19 Decision Tree

The COVID-19 CDC Resource Center:

The COVID-19 OSHA Resource Center:

Government Response to COVID-19 Information Center:

PA 211 United Way Guided Search:


Commercial Insurance:
Contact: Jim Lewis

Employee Benefit Services:
Contact: Scott Radcliffe

Personal Insurance:
Contact: Kristy L. Gergal

EHD Surety:


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