- Focus on value may help contain health care costs
CHICAGO — As health care costs continue to soar, key health industry stakeholders, including employers, must change the way health services are paid for to focus on quality of care while discouraging waste and overuse, said John Rother, president…
- After Bank of Greece, Cyprus Central Bank also reports cyber attack
(Reuters) — The website of the Central Bank of Cyprus briefly came under cyber attack, days after a hacking collective said it conducted a similar attack on the Greek central bank’s site.
- Treasury denies Central States' bid to cut pension benefits
The denial is viewed as a major victory for hundreds of thousands of multiemployer pension plan participants.
- Alberta wildfires look to be Canada's worst disaster, among top 10 worldwide
Wildfires that ravaged the area of Fort McMurray, Alberta, could be one of the costliest natural disasters in Canada’s history, with insured losses of at least $7 billion being likely, analysts said Friday.
- Insurance dispute focuses on when Penn State's Paterno knew of abuse claims
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew as early as 1976 about sexual abuse charges against assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, a judge said.
- Convoy leads Canada fire evacuees through burning city to safety
(Reuters) — A convoy of evacuees from the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray drove through the heart of a massive wildfire on Friday guided by police and military helicopters as they sought to reach safety to the south of the burning city.
- Willis Towers Watson boosts revenue, net income; merger costs ‘material’
Willis Towers Watson P.L.C. on Friday reported its first earnings since merging with Towers Watson & Co., saying its revenue rose 11.0% during the first quarter of this year.
- Female firefighter's retaliation claim can go forward
A federal appeals court has upheld dismissal of a hostile work environment claim filed by a fired fire department lieutenant but has reinstated her retaliation claim.
- Reinsurer Third Point swings to loss in first quarter
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. reported a $51.1 million net loss for the first quarter, compared with net income of $50.5 million for the comparable period a year ago.