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Top 5 Questions Clients Ask About Cyber Liability

Wednesday August 21, 2013

By Dean Goodwin, marketing manager, RPS Technology & Cyber While business owners may understand the dangers of an overseas hacker who infiltrates their network and steals credit card numbers, most believe that their IT systems are protected by passwords and firewalls and that even if their network were penetrated, a privacy breach is covered under […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Increased Fines for Distracted Driving Violations in New York

Wednesday August 07, 2013

Albany, NY (July 26, 2013) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that new and increased fines for distracted driving violations, which includes texting-while-driving or using an electronic handheld device while driving, are effective today. These new fines were passed as part of the 2013-14 State Budget. They are part of the Governor’s continuing efforts to […]

Workers Compensation- How does the state ensure that employers correctly report both their occupational classifications and their payroll?

Wednesday July 31, 2013

The WCB (Workers Compensation Board) currently collects this information from all employers.  The legislation gives the WCB the power to audit all employers, including self-insured employers, and thereby ensure the accuracy of the data used in the assessment calculations.  Moreover, the legislation permits the WCB to conduct periodic audits of any employer, private insurer, or […]