- Working remotely carries benefits but not without risks
The benefits associated with employees working remotely carry with them challenges for employers, according to a new report from the Risk & Insurance Management Society, the organization said in a statement Monday.
- Grocer who wouldn't hire women for night stock jobs to pay
An Indiana grocer has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges that it violated discrimination law by refusing to hire women in night crew stocker positions.
- Law firm's executives cooked books, ex-finance director says at trial
(Reuters) — Former top executives at defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, including chairman Steven Davis, conspired to falsify income statements in an attempt to forestall its collapse in 2012, the firm’s former finance director testified Monday in…
- Axa secures $4.3 billion longevity swap with pension fund
Axa U.K. Group Pension Scheme, London, completed a £2.8 billion ($4.4 billion) longevity swap with Reinsurance Group of America for the defined benefit section of its retirement plans.
- Pension advocate backs IRS rule banning annuity conversions to lump sums
A new IRS and Treasury Department ban on employers offering pension plan participants currently receiving monthly annuity benefits the option to convert their benefit to a cash lump sum was needed to protect retirees, a consumer advocacy group says.
- OSHA delays confined spaces in construction rule
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is delaying the full enforcement of its confined spaces in construction standard for 60 days.
- Great and powerful fan seeks stolen ruby slippers
Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz are among the most iconic pieces of film memorabilia.
- U.S. conservatives target foreign investment agency
(Reuters) — A faction of Republican conservatives who successfully slid the knife into the U.S. Export-Import Ex-Im Bank are eyeing a new target for their drive against what they call “crony capitalism”: an obscure agency that helps U.S.
- Eurozone insurers to withstand volatility in Greece: A.M. Best
A.M. Best Co. Inc. said that eurozone insurers are well positioned to withstand volatility around a potential Greek exit from the eurozone, reports Reuters.