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Mission Statement

Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.

Our Events


Announcements

  • Let's be Real! An open discussion on Race, Privilege, Class and Social Inequalities.

    Friday, July 17, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join the NV and AZ Chapters of RIMS, who have partnered to host a virtual forum entitled "Let's be Real! An open discussion on Race, Privilege, Class and Social Inequalities." There will be a diverse panel assembled to honestly discuss issues that are facing society. The forum will allow us to approach topics from different perspectives talking TO each other, not AT each other. The only requirement for participation is that you have an open mind and are respectful of the opinions of others. 
  • IICF Colorado Virtual Trivia Night 💡 July 21, 2020

    Rocky Mountain RIMS supports IICF through our charitable giving and we’re sharing this opportunity with you as well.  As we all negotiate our new socially distant world, the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) remains committed to supporting our local community. As such, IICF will be hosting a Virtual Trivia Night, July 21st with all proceeds supporting the IICF Community Grants Program.

       

    Please find below the event invitation with additional details. Registration is also available via the event website at 

RISK News

  • Historically, the Fourth of July holiday weekend has presented some of the most dangerous days for drivers in the United States. Indeed, it may be the country’s riskiest holiday of the year. This year, while many may be cancelling their Continue reading
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued two enforcement memos regarding COVID-19. The first of these memos revised OSHA’s requirements for employers as they determine whether individual cases of COVID-19 are work-related. The second revised OSHA’s policy for Continue reading
  • The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns have meant perilous times for small businesses across the country, with many shutting down temporarily or even permanently. As part of the U.S. government’s efforts to forestall bankruptcies and layoffs, Congress allocated hundreds of Continue reading
  • In a 6-3 decision this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal anti-discrimination laws cover LGBTQ+ people and that they cannot be legally fired for their sexual orientation and gender identity, ensuring protection under Title VII of the Civil Continue reading

Legislative Update

California Consumer Privacy Act
On January 1, 2020, California will implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them; (2) with whom it has been shared; (3) how it may be deleted; and (4) how to stop it from being sold. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), is a significant shift in US privacy law and greatly impacts how covered businesses collect, use, store and share the "personal information" of all California residents. Continue reading.

Workers Compensation for Mental Impairment (HB17-1229)

Signed 6/5/17 | Effective 7/1/18
Workers’ Compensation for Mental Impairment will allow a claim for mental impairment benefits in cases with no physical injury even if the source of the trauma is something within the worker’s usual experience in certain situations.  Continue reading.

General Data Protection Regulation
“GDPR”
Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union (EU) adopted the GDPR with the purpose to regulate organization’s management of data with a primary focus on protections of personal information stored and processed by businesses. Continue reading