Moving Past the COVID Chaos: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020
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Today's Key Question:

Are you surprised to learn that more people are buying life insurance?

See the report in Insurance News Net below.


"Best practices in COVID-19 return-to-work planning"

From UNUM:

* Melissa K. Peters, Special Counsel at Littler Mendelson, shares key insights into the law firm’s recent COVID-19 Return-to-Work Survey of 1,000 employers across the U.S. She discusses best practices and key strategies for employers to keep in mind as they build and implement a return-to-work plan.


"Global Solutions: Virtual Workplaces Worldwide—Working from Home Across the Globe"

From National Law Review:

* In the fifth episode of the Global Solutions series by Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border practice group, Dan Dauplaise and Ethan Isaac discuss the various implications for employers with global workforces that are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, including government regulations on workplace safety and health, reimbursements, and equipment.


"Don't Bail Out Bars, Let Them Reopen"

From Reason:

So long as governments view lockdowns as their primary tool for combating COVID-19, they are in effect sentencing bars and other shuttered businesses to a likely death.

* Instead of bailing out bars, states should let them reopen. Potential patrons should exercise caution in deciding whether to go to them. Businesses that can't offer a safe enough environment to attract patrons should be allowed to fail. And governments worried about the health consequences of operational pubs should get serious about adopting other strategies for containing COVID-19 that don't involve locking people in their homes for months on end.


"Life Insurance Activity Rises Again In June, MIB Reports"

From Insurance News Net:

* After pandemic-related declines in March thru April, U.S. life insurance application activity rose for the second consecutive month, up 1.2% in June year over year, according to the MIB Life Index.


Here's a short video from Steve on how you can purchase insurance in these changing times....Watch Here