- Travelers enhances contractors coverage
The Travelers Cos. Inc. on Friday said it has combined its professional liability and pollution liability coverage for contractors.
- Wellness communication goes mobile
Forget mail-outs and flyers — benefits managers are going mobile and even texting to get employees involved in wellness, a new study shows.
- Insurers asked to submit terrorism program participation data
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office is requesting that insurers voluntarily submit information about their participation in the federal government’s Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.
- Safety-related training proposed for truck, bus, motor coach drivers
A federal agency has proposed training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus drivers that are intended to improve safety.
- Spinal surgery drop leads to fewer workers comp hospitalizations
The number of inpatient hospitalizations among injured workers in California has declined, in part because of a reduction in the number of implant-eligible spinal surgeries in recent years, according the California Workers’ Compensation Institute.
- Catholic health system agrees to improve ADA compliance
Presence Health, a Chicago-based Catholic health care system, has agreed to pay $500,000 to conciliate employees’ disability complaints filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency said.
- PBGC restores 2 terminated pension plans to employer
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. will restore two pension funds that the agency took over from holding company The Renco Group Inc., the agency announced Friday.
- Bermuda reinsurer buys majority stake in captive manager, consultant
Hamilton, Bermuda-based reinsurer Citadel Risk Group said Friday that it has purchased a controlling share in Cedar Management Ltd. and Cedar Consulting L.L.C., sister companies that serve the captive insurance sector.
- OSHA orders truck company to pay for wrongful termination
OSHA has ordered a Nebraska company to provide back pay and damages to a truck driver who was wrongfully terminated and stranded in another state.