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|Check Is in the Mail? For Many Bill Payers, It Won’t Be
With businesses and personal finances hit hard by a loss of income, the first of the month may mean triage in deciding what to pay.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 2:26 PM
|China Pushes to Churn Out Coronavirus Gear, Yet Struggles to Police It
Factories sprang up or retooled to make equipment. But complaints in Spain over Chinese-made tests highlight the difficulties of regulating quality.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 1:05 PM
|The Nordic Way to Economic Rescue
In the face of the pandemic, Denmark is effectively nationalizing private payrolls, in contrast to the patchwork American system.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 3:14 PM
|‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide
Child care options, internet access and extra living space leave a gulf between rich and poor in coping with disruptions to school and work.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 10:10 PM
|Trish Regan, Fox Business Host Who Dismissed Virus Concerns, Departs
The host of “Trish Regan Primetime” had said concerns about the coronavirus were “yet another attempt to impeach the president.”
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 11:32 PM
|The Fed Has Awesome Powers. But It Is Fighting a Virus.
While it managed to shift the market’s mood and stem investor losses, at least for a while, the Federal Reserve is battling something much bigger this time, our columnist says.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 8:58 PM
|Airlines Tell Employees to Prepare for Difficult Times
Live updates on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 12:56 AM
|Migrant Farmworkers Whose Harvests Feed Europe Are Blocked at Borders
Legions of seasonal workers from Eastern Europe who harvest crops from Spain to Sweden can’t get in, forcing a rapid rethink of how to secure food at Europe’s farms.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 6:50 AM
|For the Class of 2020, a Job-Eating Virus Recalls the Great Recession
With interviews postponed and internships canceled, graduates seeking work fear for the future.
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 9:00 AM
|Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill
Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billions of dollars in additional costs of treating coronavirus patients.
POSTED MARCH 28, 2020 1:30 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Washington Commissioner Asks Insurers to Extend Coverage to Delivery Drivers’ Personal Vehicles
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is asking insurers doing business in the state to immediately extend automobile insurance coverage for personal delivery drivers to aid people temporarily assigned this duty during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kreidler said his office would expedite …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 7:23 PM
|Demotech Affirms Ratings of 37 Florida Insurers; Still Reviewing Others
Demotech has affirmed 37 of the 46 Florida-based companies rated by the actuarial firm, as of March 26, according to information gathered from Demotech’s website. That leaves fewer than 10 Florida insurers that are still awaiting a decision on their …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 6:08 PM
|Restaurateur Sues The Hartford, Seeking Coverage for Coronavirus Business Interruption
A well-known California restaurateur has filed a lawsuit against a unit of The Hartford, seeking a declaration that the owner’s commercial insurance policy covers losses caused by a statewide business shutdown ordered to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The lawsuit, …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:53 PM
|North Carolina, Georgia Regulators: Insurance is Essential Business
Regulators in North Carolina and Georgia are clarifying that insurance is considered an essential business as states move to limit what industries remain open during the current coronavirus outbreak. On March 24, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey requested that …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:52 PM
|Oklahoma to Issue Temporary New Licenses for Insurance Producers, Adjusters
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready has approved waiving certain requirements for new licenses issued to producers and adjusters. These measures will ensure services remain available during the state’s response to COVID-19. The Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) contracts with a national …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:36 PM
|Federal Disaster Declaration Approved for Louisiana Due to COVID-19
President Donald Trump has granted a federal disaster declaration in Louisiana and ordered assistance to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by COVID-19. Louisiana’s governor asked the White House to declare a major disaster in his state to free …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:32 PM
|World Insurance Associates Acquires Texas’ TAB Insurance Agency
World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA), based in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, has acquired TAB Insurance Agency LLC of Frisco, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TAB Insurance Agency a full service, independent insurance agency that offers both personal …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:28 PM
|Florida Declared Federal Disaster Due to Virus
President Donald Trump declared Florida a disaster area Wednesday because of the new coronavirus outbreak, while another of the state’s largest metropolitan areas moved toward a near-shutdown. The president acted a day after Gov. Ron DeSantis requested the declaration, becoming …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:28 PM
|Ferguson Settles Lawsuit Over Court Fees Deemed Discriminatory for $1.7M
The city of Ferguson, Missouri, has agreed to a $1.7 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accused its municipal court of charging illegal court fees, attorneys involved in the case said. A judge on March 24 approved a preliminary …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:22 PM
|Ohio Workers’ Comp Insurance Provider OKs Deferred Premium Payments
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in the state, is allowing insurance premium installment payments due for March, April, and May to be deferred until June 1. The BWC serves 249,000 public …
POSTED MARCH 27, 2020 4:17 PM