- PBGC outlook brightens but not for multiemployer pensions
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. projects that the deficit in its single-employer insurance program eventually will disappear.
- Today's risks can arise in fast and furious fashion
Risk managers are facing a range of potential problems, including political uncertainty, market volatility and technological challenges.
- Insurer recruits surety specialist to launch unit
The Navigators Group Inc. has hired David Pesce to launch a surety department.
- Vimeo wins U.S. appeal in music copyright case
(Reuters) — Video-sharing website Vimeo L.L.C. cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music.
- Construction firms cited after plumber's death in trench collapse
Two Nebraska construction companies have been cited and are facing a combined $52,000 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators after a 61-year-old plumber died in a trench collapse.
- Contractor cited after worker killed in scaffold fall
A Wisconsin installer of warehouse distribution systems has been cited and is facing $121,800 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators after a 27-year-old employee fell to his death.
- Cosmetics maker cited over worker's amputated fingertip
A Pennsylvania cosmetic manufacturer has been cited and is facing $285,300 in proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators.
- HSBC paying to end Household International class action
(Reuters) — A unit of HSBC Holdings P.L.C. said on Thursday it will pay $1.58 billion to end a 14-year-old shareholder class action lawsuit stemming from the Household International consumer finance business that the British bank bought in 2003.
- House GOP to release plan for health care reform repeal
Republicans to issue a plan to replace ACA in preparation to make their move after the presidential election.