- Chipotle ADA ruling shows job-performance policies still have teeth
Restaurant chain prevails in case brought by worker fired over adverse reaction to prescription medication.
- Public sector scrambling to keep up with burgeoning drone market
Liability and insurance implications of increasing use of unmanned aerial systems are profound, Public Risk Management Association is told.
- Power company fined after worker's electrocution on solar farm project
An Ontario company has been found guilty of violating the province’s health and safety regulation in the fatal electrocution of an employee and has been fined 110,000 Canadian dollars ($86,064).
- Insurance programs for energy sector expand in Canada
Energi of Canada Ltd. on Monday said it has launched property/casualty programs for energy businesses in parts of western and Atlantic Canada.
- Broker acquires independent agency
Brokerage and risk management firm Oswald Cos. has acquired The Hoffman Group, Cleveland-based Oswald said in a Monday statement.
- Number of uninsured Americans would jump if health reform were repealed
The biggest drop in coverage would be within the nation’s lower-income population, according to the Urban Institute.
- Interest rates nudge up pension plan funding
Aided by a slight increase in interest rates, which lowered plan liabilities, the funded status of very large pension plans sponsored by public companies edged up in May, according to a Milliman Inc. survey released Monday.
- Costliest global floods
When the flood waters rise, so do the insurance payouts.
- Benefits consultant names new CEO
David Blumenstein will become president and CEO of The Segal Group Inc. on Oct. 1, the New York-based benefit consultant announced Monday.