Governor Eric J. Holcomb issued a new two-week Stay-At-Home order on April 6 designed to limit interactions among Hoosiers to increase containment of COVID-19. While the Stay-At-Home order chiefly continues as is, modifications and restrictions have been made to limit interactions among people. Highlights are within.... Read More »
On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, OSHA provided guidance requiring the recording and reporting of workplace exposures to COVID-19. To provide clarity, answers to the most frequently asked questions received since the COVID-19 outbreak are provided within.... Read More »
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed last week and signed into law provides economic relief to individuals, small businesses, corporations and industries in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This post provides highlights of the CARES Act.
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From time to time OSHA has published guidance for employers on dealing with various general health concerns, including epidemics and infectious diseases. This Compliance Bulletin provides OSHA’s guidance on how employers can prepare for and deal with COVID-19.... Read More »
The outbreak, spread and actions by Federal, State and Local Governments concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is causing some of our clients to ask the following questions and our responses are below;
#1 Property - If I am forced to close my business due to the virus, is loss of income covered?
#2 General Liability - If a customer alleges they contracted the virus at my business, am I covered?
#3 Workers Compensation - If an employee alleges they contracted the virus at work, am I covered?... Read More »
As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, employers are increasingly confronted with the possibility of an outbreak in the workplace.
Employers are obligated to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for their employees, but are also subject to a number of legal requirements protecting workers. For example, employers must comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in their approach to dealing with COVID-19.
This Compliance Bulletin provides a summary of the compliance issues facing employers in this type of situation.... Read More »
The day, FEBRUARY 6, 2020, serves to engage all those who live, work and play in the region covered by the 260 area code to celebrate everything that is spectacular about Fort Wayne & northeast Indiana.... Read More »
The Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, Inc, is seeking a Services Director to work 35 hours per week in our downtown Fort Wayne office. The Services Director will report to the Executive Director of the association. ... Read More »
No recession in Allen county, Indiana. Not even in a “going to sleep” mode.
Attached you will find my annual Market Trends for Allen County and the Fort Wayne, Indiana real property marketplace.
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FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Beth Johnson, Executive Director of the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, recently received the David Lloyd New Executive Officer Award from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) located in Washington, DC.... Read More »
Ball State University's Center for Business and Economic Research published their Economic Considerations for Indiana's Housing Markets on February 6, 2019. You can find a link to the original article here.... Read More »
Twenty-six percent of builders are seeing signed sales contracts fall though the cracks because appraisals on their homes are coming in below the contract sales price, according to a nationwide survey conducted by NAHB... Read More »
Each year, the membership of HBA collectively adds more than 1,400+ new homes to the area’s economic base. However, the Home Builders Association’s community involvement extends much further... Read More »