PPP Flexibility Act: What You Need to Know

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jun 16, 2020

On June 5, President Trump signed HR 7010 (“Act”) that amends key parts of Payroll Protection Program (PPP) that related to the forgiveness of loans made to small bus...

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Insurance Costs Related to COVID-19 Could Top $100 billion

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jun 10, 2020

COVID-19-related losses for property-casualty insurers are likely to top $100 billion, with workers’ compensation accounting for about a third of all payouts, according t...

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What Business Insurance Policies Cover Rioting, Looting

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jun 03, 2020

As protests around the country descended into rioting and civil unrest, many businesses that have been looted, or seen their shops damaged or completely destroyed, will obv...

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Dear David: We are reopening after business closure due to COVID-19. Can we bring some employees back, but not others?

Posted by: David Katz | Jun 01, 2020

Question: We are reopening after business closure due to COVID-19. Can we bring some employees back, but not others? Answer: Yes. If you are recalling some positi...

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Online Brand Guidelines Just Make Sense

Posted by: Greg Ciro Tornincasa | Jun 01, 2020

So you have a 30-page brand book to keep that new brand tidy. The PDF is beautiful, but you can never find it, or it’s just too time-consuming to bother looking throu...

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From Social Distancing Signs to Single Use Menus, Printers & Designers Have it “COVID”

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jun 01, 2020

The pandemic has inspired our printing and creative communities to devise a variety of unique items, from fun and creative social distancing signs to face masks and single-...

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Typography Design: A Closer Look at What’s Fueling the Craze

Posted by: VMA Staff | Jun 01, 2020

Typography is hotter than ever. With most marketing efforts being fueled by content, graphic designers and creative agencies are finding ways to push the limits of typo...

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More Older Workers’ Comp Claims Being Settled as COVID-19 Brings Uncertainty

Posted by: VMA Staff | May 20, 2020

One bit of good news coming from the COVID-19 pandemic is that the economic downturn has boosted efforts to close older workers’ comp claims that have been lingering as b...

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Testing Workers for COVID-19 Raises Privacy, Discrimination Issues

Posted by: VMA Staff | May 13, 2020

Employers whose businesses continue to operate are obviously concerned about the coronavirus spreading through their worksites, so many have started testing their workers. ...

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VMA Member Spotlight: A Case for a Cause

Posted by: Bob Kersten, Executive Director, Strategy, Affinity Creative Group | May 11, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, VMA member Affinity Creative Group immediately felt the need to support the wine industry, which has been severely impacted by the coronavirus...

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