Alerts

Office Hours Next Week

The FUBA offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day. Due to Hurricane Dorian’s impending path towards Florida, our office hours may change. We will send you another e-Alert if that happens. We hope you and your families stay safe during the storm. To report a workplace injury for […]

State of Florida Offering Free Classes on Workers’ Comp

The state Division of Workers’ Compensation has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the University of South Florida’s Safety Florida Consultation Program to offer business owners and employers FREE seminars and webinars on the requirements of Florida’s workers’ compensation laws and workplace safety. The topics will […]

Top 10 Things to Know about Writing Workers’ Comp for Contractors in Florida

Providing Florida workers’ compensation coverage for clients in the construction industry can be one of the most challenging aspects of an insurance agency.  Contractors are subject to a lot more regulation from the state than other types of businesses.  They also have servicing needs that other accounts don’t, such as issuing Certificates of Insurance on […]

Policyholders Must Report Ownership Changes Within 90 Days

Under a change to an NCCI rule that was effective January 1, 2019, policyholders must now report any changes in the ownership of their business to their insurance carrier within 90 days. When the ownership of a business changes, such as through a sale, transfer, merger, consolidation, or formation of a new entity, the change […]

The Shell Game

A dangerous fraud scheme has infiltrated the construction industry in Florida over the last several years. Usually involving residential home building, it started in South Florida but has swept northward to encompass most major cities in the state. The scheme revolves around “shell companies,” which on the surface look legitimate and have proper workers comp […]

The Perils of PEOs for Florida’s Construction Industry

Under Florida’s workers’ compensation law, companies working in the construction industry can be held liable if they hire subcontractors who do not have proper workers’ compensation insurance to cover all of their employees. In Florida, everyone on a construction job site is required to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance or must have a valid […]

State of Florida Offering Free Classes on Workers’ Comp

The state Division of Workers’ Compensation has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the University of South Florida’s Safety Florida Consultation Program to offer business owners and employers FREE seminars and webinars on the requirements of Florida’s workers’ compensation laws and workplace safety. The topics will […]

Hurricane Michael Resource List

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) DUA is assistance for displaced workers or employers who have lost their jobs or have suffered a temporary work stoppage as a result of a natural disaster. DUA is available to those who: Worked or were self-employed or were scheduled to begin work or self-employment; Are not able to […]

Our Offices are Open!

We have power at the FUBA offices and are open for regular business hours which are: Monday through Thursday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Update: Office Hours Due to Hurricane Michael

Due to the effects of Hurricane Michael, we are closed today. Although we cannot predict what the continued impacts of the storm will be, we are working to reopen as soon as possible and we’ll let you know once that happens. Please continue to check our website or Facebook for updates. Policyholders: If you need […]