- Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rules
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been busy revamping rules protecting whistleblowers, and the latest one involves food safety.
- Uninsured rate hits single-digit milestone
The percentage of adults without health insurance coverage has tumbled by more than 40% in the last three years.
- Chubb TPA unit launches health care industry practice
ESIS Inc., Chubb’s Ltd.’s third-party administrator division, has launched a new practice to serve the claims and risk management needs of health care organizations and life sciences firms.
- Employer settles EEOC charges brought by Filipino worker
A North Dakota oilfield service company has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges that it discriminated and retaliated against a Filipino worker.
- Zurich prevails in bid to deny business interruption coverage
Zurich American Insurance Co. is not obligated to pay $70 million in business interruption losses to a medical imaging firm.
- Sedgwick expands in Europe with acquisition
Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. has agreed to buy Irish claims management firm OSG Group.
- Signs point to rate hikes in public exchanges
An early look at health insurers’ proposed 2017 premium rates shows they trump 2016 final premiums by 16% on average.
- Aerospace firm, hit by cyber fraud, fires CEO
(Reuters) — The head of Austrian aerospace parts maker FACC has been fired after the company was hit by a cyber fraud.
- SEC investigating Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba's accounting practices
(Reuters) — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said it was being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the Chinese e-commerce company’s accounting practices violated any federal laws.