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Claims Pros Adjusting to Lower Volumes, Pandemic Complications

The coronavirus pandemic has not shut down the day-to-day business of adjusting claims, but the workload is lighter and claims managers are coping with evolving government regulations and guidelines. Crawford & Co. says it has added a new step to …

When Employees Work From Home: Work Comp Subrogation and the Remote Employee

When employees work remotely from home or other locations, the normal rules of course and scope can become complicated and confusing. The same is true of subrogation potential. When the employee is injured in their home, subrogation targets tend to …

Bosses Panic-Buy Spy Software to Keep Tabs on Remote Workers

The email came from the boss. We’re watching you, it told Axos Financial Inc. employees working from home. We’re capturing your keystrokes. We’re logging the websites you visit. Every 10 minutes or so, we’re taking a screen shot. So get …

‘Run Toward the Crisis’: Some Employers Balk at Remote Work

The 2,400 employees at MicroStrategy Inc. make and sell analytics software from the publicly traded company’s offices in Tysons Corner, Virginia, Toronto and elsewhere. On Monday, everyone received a three-page memo from the chief executive, Michael Saylor, urging the staff …

Working From Home a Cybersecurity Headache for Employers

As companies and government agencies send their employees home to avoid contact with the coronavirus, many cybersecurity teams are facing the unenviable challenge of securing sprawling, vulnerable networks. Every time an employee connects to their corporate network from home, they’re …

Employers Navigate Virus Pandemic Without Firm Guidelines

NEW YORK — It started with extra hand sanitizer and wipes for keyboards and headphones. Then came the directive for employees to lug their laptops home every night just in case. Finally, the memo arrived urging all employees to work …

3M UK Homeworkers Potentially Operating Without Proper Insurance: AXA

As the number of people who work from home continues to rise, statistics from AXA Business Insurance suggest that the majority of the 5.4million [2] homeworkers in the UK are, probably unknowingly, operating without the insurance cover they need and …