Some Considerations for Laying Off Employees

Given the turbulent and uncertain circumstances surrounding the impacts of the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders, many companies are making hard decisions about laying off their employees.  Here are a few thoughts to consider. "Furlough" vs. "Layoff": Furlough is usually temporary while a layoff may be temporary or permanent. There is usually no legal commitment to rehire an employee unless required by a collective bargaining agreement or employment contract or possibly if you fall under the WARN Act.  It is important not to create a promise or a legal obligation to rehire and explicitly state that nothing affects their rights under employment at will. Hiring back employees…

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LCG, Big I NY Cybersecurity Support Partner, May Contact You Regarding Third-Party Service Provider Due Diligence

​Big I New York recently shared our list of third-party service providers (TPSPs) with LCG, our cybersecurity support partner. LCG may contact you and provide a secure link to the due diligence questionnaire online. Please fill out this form if you are contacted by LCG. Upon completion, you will receive a copy of the completed TPSP form for your own use, and a completed TPSP form from IAAC.  Questions? Contact Andrew Frisbie(832) 730-2852 - Directafrisbie@lcgdiscovery.com​ Source

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Join the Big ‘I’ for the Next ACT Meeting

​Registration for the next Agents Council for Technology Meeting, to take place on April 22 in Orlando, Florida, is now open. The meeting will be held immediately after the HawkSoft User Group (HUG) 2020 National Conference at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. Attendance is free for all Big "I" members, as well as supporting ACT carrier, vendor, user group and association members. Registration also details hotel and travel information. You don't have to be a tech expert to attend—it's your input on workflow improvements that are crucial to the conversation. Every ACT meeting is focused on providing education via an engaging and interactive agenda. Topics include:…

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