- Supreme Court sides with worker on constructive discharge case
The clock starts ticking on how long a worker has to file a complaint under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when he resigns, not when the discriminatory action occurred, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.
- Wildfire-sparked evacuation orders lifted at more Canadian work camps
(Reuters) — Authorities in Canada lifted evacuation orders on Monday for more work camps and oil facilities.
- Policy mitigates flood insurance deductibles for U.K. businesses
Policy Excess Ltd., London, has launched Flood Excess Insurance to help small and medium-size U.K. enterprises in flood zones pay the deductibles on their flood coverage.
- Despite data breaches, many employers skip cyber risk training
A recent Ponemon Institute L.L.C. survey shows that many employers are not making data protection and privacy training mandatory.
- Comp insurer to pay policyholders $21 million dividend
A $21 million dividend will be distributed to WCF Insurance policyholders this week, Utah’s insurer of last resort said Monday.
- Investor groups call for new probe of VW scandal
(Reuters) — Three investor groups called on Monday for a new independent investigation into Volkswagen A.G.’s emissions test-rigging scandal, saying the inquiries launched by the German carmaker so far may not be far-reaching or transparent enough.
- Supreme Court rejects Dow bid to restore $30.5 million in patent damages
(Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Dow Chemical Co. bid to salvage $30.5 million in patent infringement damages in a lengthy legal fight with Nova Chemicals Corp. over two patents relating to plastic film.
- Stucco firms cited after scaffold safety questioned
Two Pennsylvania contractors are facing a combined $236,390 in proposed fines from federal health and safety regulations for violations including failing to ensure workers were safely working on scaffolds.
- Global insurer to pull out of tobacco investments
(Reuters) — French insurer Axa S.A. plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry, citing the impact of smoking on public health.