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Managing Risk – Winter 2015
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Managing Risk, Winter 2015
Volume 25, Number 1
Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia now allow the medical use of marijuana. Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska have also legalized its recreational use and possession. Will this send employers’ zero-tolerance policies up in smoke? Read on for details.
Why You Need a Data Management Plan According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study, companies suffering a material data breach in 2013 lost an average of $3.2 million in business. This comes in addition to the cost of remediating a data breach.Read on for details.
Additional Insured Coverage Additional insured coverage can protect your organization from liability due to contractors’ and subcontractors’ operations. Read on for details.
Gun Rights vs. Employer’s Property Rights The debate over gun rights often pits the individual’s right to bear arms and the rights of private property owners, such as employers, to prohibit firearms on their premises. Read on for details.
Stricter rules for reporting serious workplace injuries go into effect on January 1, 2015. OSHA final rules require all employers under its jurisdiction to report serious workplace incidents. The new rule applies even to employers who are exempt from routinely keeping OSHA records due to company size or industry.