Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

Home Solar Panel Installation Tips

The demand for clean and renewable energy is growing significantly. With more installation and financing options available than ever before, utilizing solar energy has become increasingly attractive to homeowners seeking environmentally and…

Congress Debates COVID-19 Liability Shield as Businesses Call for Protections

Hundreds of trade groups representing every sector of commerce have asked Congress to pass legislation to shield businesses and schools from litigation as they navigate reopening amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but…

Customer Case Study: Coronavirus in Action Interview

What happens when the rubber meets the road for businesses and positive COVID results? We interviewed the Director of Human Resources at a longtime customer to find out how they responded and…

Why You Should Consider Progressive Discipline Before Termination

Terminating employment always comes with risk, even when it’s done for good cause. You can reduce this risk by using progressive discipline. As its name suggests, progressive discipline involves a progression of…

These Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in 2020

What’s the most dangerous job? That question has taken on an entirely new meaning in 2020. As the world continues to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature of many jobs has changed—as…

Free Non-supervisory Employee Sexual Harassment Training by DFEH

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing now provides free online training courses on preventing sexual harassment and abusive conduct in the workplace. California law requires all employers of 5 or more…

Minor League Baseball Teams Sue Insurers Over COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

By Erin Ayers, Advisen Over a dozen minor league baseball teams and their owners have sued their insurers for “catastrophic” financial losses tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that virus exclusions in…

Preventing Paycheck Protection Program Loan Scams

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns have meant perilous times for small businesses across the country, with many shutting down temporarily or even permanently. As part of the U.S. government’s efforts to…

Bender Insurance Solutions Announces Mobile App and Online Portal for Personal Insurance Customers

With the current state of the world and the need to access important docs wherever and whenever you need them, we at BIS wanted to respond with our latest convenient offering. Bender…

Brokers Report Largest Average Premium Increases Since 9/11

By Erin Ayers, Advisen A hard market is now in full swing for the property-casualty commercial insurance market, with average price increases across all account sizes and lines of business coming in…