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State-by-State COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance

As states begin to release information about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on unemployment insurance benefits, filing, and requirements, Wolters Kluwer is compiling a state-by-state list of links and…

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Cast & Crew Makes It Easy to Submit Workers’ Compensation Claims Via the STARS Intake App

Workers’ compensation insurance is a key element of every entertainment production’s safety plan, providing medical and financial assistance to entertainment industry employees who are injured on the job or who contract an employment-related illness.

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Restarting Production: A State-by-State Guide

As was the case with most non-essential businesses, film and television production across the county and around the world shut down almost completely during the recent months-long quarantine intended to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus and lessen the impact of the world-wide pandemic.

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COVID-19 – Related California Workers’ Compensation (WC) Claims UPDATE

California Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order that is effective 3/19/2020 through 7/5/2020 directing changes to the processing of Workers’ Compensation (WC) in California with regard to COVID-19.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

  March 24, 2020 On March 18, 2020, the president signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) into law. The Act expands the Family and Medical Leave Act…

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COVID-19 Service Planning Update

  March 20, 2020 Everyone affected by COVID-19 is in our thoughts as we work through this uncertain time together. As you have probably heard, both New York and California…

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COVID-19-Related Workers’ Compensation (WC) Claims (UPDATE)

  March 20, 2020 The U.S. State Department has increased the global travel advisory from level 3 out of 4 (Reconsider Travel) to level 4 out of 4 (Do Not Travel). In our 3/11/2020 release…

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Industry Workers Suddenly Unemployed By COVID-19 Outbreak Are Eligible For Expedited California Unemployment Benefits

March 15, 2020 By David Robb Entertainment industry workers in California who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus outbreak are eligible to receive expedited unemployment benefits of up to $450 a week…

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Coronavirus Preparedness: CAPS Service Continuity Update

March 13, 2020 As the coronavirus (COVID-19) health concern evolves, we want to update you regarding the actions we are taking to keep our employees safe while prioritizing your payroll…

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