November 2020

PRIMA Institute Scholarship Winners

11/5/2020 8:00 am

This year’s PRIMA Institute (PI), held in October 2020, was a first for two reasons — the event was conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and this new format, which reduced travel and lodging costs, gave PE Partners the opportunity to award a scholarship to all 16 applicants.

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Safety & HR Program Tools Available

11/5/2020 8:00 am

In June, Public Entity Partners introduced HR Hero and EHS Hero services to our membership. We understand that COVID-19 has stretched your resources. These tools are designed to provide your entity with sample policies, templates, toolbox talks and training materials so that your employees can continue to focus on safety through your safety committee or human resources program.

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Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) Update

11/5/2020 8:00 am

Although traditional facility use requests have slowed during 2020 due to the pandemic, cities and towns generally provide opportunities for the public to rent or utilize their space on a frequent basis. Protecting your organization from liability created by third party facility users is important. One way to do that is through the Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP). Updated information about TULIP is being sent out to PE Partners members who have signed up for the program.

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Critical Notice - Workers' Compensation Claims

By  Halie Gallik | 10/27/2020 8:00 pm

When an employee has a work-related injury, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation requires an Employer’s First Report of Work Injury or Illness (Form C-20) be completed. The Form C-20 initiates a workers’ compensation claim and is a required filing with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, so the filing needs to be accurate and thorough. Please ensure your organization understands all the information that is required by the Bureau of Workers' Compensation.

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