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FUBA: Tallahassee Good Guys Come Out Ahead

FUBA was recently highlighted in an article “FUBA: Tallahassee Good Guys Come Out Ahead” on Florida Politics. Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida.

These are exciting times for FUBA!

Effective August 1st, FUBA is endorsing Lancer Indemnity Company to provide workers’ compensation coverage to eligible FUBA members. Lancer Indemnity Company is rated “A- Excellent” by A.M. Best. This exclusive new partnership means the best protection for our members who count on FUBA. Businesses insured through FUBA’s new program will have the peace of mind […]

Attention Florida Companies: 2018 Annual Reports are Due Next Week

This is a reminder that all registered Florida corporations and limited liability companies (LLC’s) must file an Annual Report with the Department of State by next Tuesday, May 1st. All Annual Reports must be filed online.  To file, go to sunbiz.org.  Make sure the page displayed on your computer says “An official State of Florida […]

Corporations and LLC’s: 2018 Annual Reports are Due

It is now time for all registered Florida corporations and limited liability companies (LLC’s) to file their Annual Report with the State of Florida.  To maintain an “active status” with the Department of State, corporations and LLC’s must file an Annual Report with the Florida Division of Corporations by May 1st. The Annual Report is […]

Do You Know About the Construction Policy Tracking Database for Workers’ Compensation?

In Florida, everyone working on a construction job site is required to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance or have a valid workers’ compensation exemption issued by the state Division of Workers’ Compensation.­ If a contractor in the construction industry hires a subcontractor whose workers’ compensation coverage gets cancelled and one of the sub’s employees […]

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 […]

Florida Workers’ Comp Rates Will Decrease in 2018

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved an overall average rate decrease of -9.5% for workers’ compensation policies issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2018. The -9.5% rate decrease is an average rate change across all class codes in the State of Florida.  The specific rates for the individual class codes […]

Hurricane Irma Resource List

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) DUA provides temporary payments to employers and workers who have lost their jobs or who have suffered a temporary work stoppage as a result of a natural disaster. DUA is now available to individuals in the designated disaster areas who are unable to work during the period September 10, […]

Office of Insurance Regulation Issues Emergency Order Preventing Policy Cancellations/Nonrenewals

Due to the state of emergency created by Hurricane Irma, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has issued an Emergency Order that prohibits the cancellation or nonrenewal of residential property insurance policies that cover properties damaged by Hurricane Irma for a period of 90 days.  The Emergency Order also temporarily prevents insurers from cancelling or […]