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Brookfield Dismissed from Lawsuit

The City of Brookfield was recently granted a Motion for Summary Judgment in a lawsuit in which the City had been sued as a result of a death at their aquatic center in Wirth Park. This lawsuit was filed as a result of an incident that occurred on July 3, 2012. This incident involved a
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Operating Procedures System Admin Instructions

The Operating Procedures System option under the Administration tab of the Learning Link allows administrators at all hierarchical levels to upload procedural documents and policies, making them available for employees to view and acknowledge. Once a document has been opened and viewed, an acknowledgement checkbox can be selected by the employee to confirm that he or she has
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Effective on March 2, 2016, the Governor signed a bill making several significant changes to the workers compensation law.   The changes include:  Reducing the statute of limitations for traumatic injuries from 12 years to 6 years Allowing apportionment of permanent disabilities between the work injury and non-work related causes For claims involving drug or alcohol
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Cyber Security for Municipal Government

By Pallin Allen, Manager of Member Services and Risk Management Cyber security has certainly become a buzzword. Daily reports of stolen data, security breaches, ransomware, hactivism, and other IT-related attacks have become commonplace. How can a municipality protect itself from these disruptive and damaging events? Currently, CVMIC offers two main ways to help protect the
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CVMIC Cyber Liability Program

What is Cyber Liability?   Cyber Liability is divided into two categories: First Party and Third Party liability. The CVMIC policy covers the following: First Party Liability Network Extortion Threat Covers extortion monies and associated expenses arising out of a criminal threat to release sensitive information or bring down a network. Data Breach Fund Covers
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JAN Consultants respond to a variety of inquiries from employers about the ADA rules related to asking for medical information in response to receiving an accommodation request. Sometimes employers are uneasy about making medical inquiries and requesting medical documentation. The ADA does not require employers to request medical information after receiving a request for accommodation.
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Hearing Loss in Law Enforcement – Is It Real?

Recently, several of our members have inquired about hearing loss in law enforcement with a variety of questions including:  Is it real? Are officers exposed to high noise? Do we need to conduct audiograms for our department? The answers to all of these questions is likely YES. Those involved in law enforcement are exposed to
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