A recent survey by FM Global finds many U.S. businesses were not prepared for the challenges of the severe winter weather that affected much of the country this year.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The use of captives to insure stop-loss coverage for self-funded health benefits was the largest area of employee benefits interest among the participants in the “14th annual Captive Insurance Market Study”…
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has scheduled a public hearing for March 12 on the use of social media in the workplace, the agency said Wednesday.
(Reuters) — In a step toward eventual state regulation of bitcoin exchanges, New York's financial services regulator on Tuesday said he wanted companies that want to operate virtual currency exchanges in the state to submit formal applications.
Employers will be allowed to pay a controversial health reform law fee in two installments and have certainty on the amount of the fee during the second year of the program under final rules issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
More than 4.2 million people enrolled in health insurance plans offered through public exchanges as of March 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.
(Reuters) — The House of Representatives, in a rare act of bipartisanship, overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday to protect millions of American homeowners and businesses from dramatic increases in their flood insurance premiums.
CNA Financial Corp. made its CEO one of Chicago's $10 million executives for the second year in a row.
Laurus Strategies, a Chicago-based employee benefits consultant, on Tuesday launched its private health insurance exchange consulting practice.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued PMT Corp. for allegedly refusing to hire women and older job applicants and retaliating against its former human resources manager for reporting the discrimination to federal officials.
While the Texas nonsubscription system can help employers save money compared with purchasing traditional workers compensation insurance, companies need to consider whether the risk of lawsuits from injured workers outweighs the initial cost savings.
An Iowa trucker who slipped and fell in his employer's parking lot should receive permanent total disability workers compensation benefits, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled.