Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 28, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 28, 2021

PIA National-member agencies will continue to be provided with a complimentary license to use ACORD forms in 2022. WC disability benefits were adjusted in Connecticut. And, agents can register for the National Flood Insurance Program’s new Risk Rating 2.0 training session. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 21, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 21, 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. PIA has opposed a small-business reporting proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives. And, you can learn how to talk to your clients about long-term care insurance. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 14, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 14, 2021

PIA has launched a new member benefit and marketing resources to promote the independent insurance industry. Two bills that would reform the National Flood Insurance Program were introduced in the U.S. Senate. And, the New York State Department of Financial Services finalized new continuing-education requirements for insurance producers. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 7, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 7, 2021

President Biden signs legislation to extend federal funding and the National Flood Insurance Program. PIA National elects PIANY past President Richard A. Savino, CIC, CPIA, as the vice president/treasurer for the 2021-22 administrative year. And, PIA introduces a frequently-asked-questions series on the NFIP’s Risk Rating 2.0. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 30, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 30, 2021

Several U.S. senators have called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to delay the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0. The U.S. Senate blocked the continuing resolution that would extend the NFIP. And, the cannabis safe harbor bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 23, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 23, 2021

If you do business in Connecticut or New York, PIA can help you comply with each state’s workplace sexual harassment prevention laws. New Jersey and New York are continuing to persevere after Hurricane Ida. And, PIA has opposed proposed legislation that would require small businesses to report sensitive information to the Internal Revenue Service. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 16, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 16, 2021

PIA has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to delay the roll out of the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0. The deadline to fill out your PIA Company Representation Survey is next week. And, PIANY has named its officers and board of directors for the 2021-22 administrative year. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 28, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 9, 2021

New York employers are required to implement their airborne infectious disease prevention plans. New Jersey and New York are on the road to recovery after Tropical Storm Ida. And, the Federal Insurance Office is seeking public comment on climate-related insurance authority—independent agents can use this as an opportunity to express how insurance ought to be regulated at the state level. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 21, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 2, 2021

Business-interruption disclosures are due to New Jersey commercial policyholders by Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. PIA can teach you what you need to know about the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0. And, the New York State Insurance Fund now can work with out-of-state carriers to provide workers’ compensation coverage for New York employers with out-of-state employees. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 14, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Aug. 26, 2021

A library of digital content is available on PIA Northeast’s Virtual Conference 2021 platform. Tropical Storm Henri made landfall in the Northeast earlier this week. And, your airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plans must be available to your employees by Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.