A recent United States Supreme Court case concerning a construction industry pension fund recently resolved a Circuit split regarding Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933. The Court unanimously ruled that an issuer may be held liable for a statement of opinion made in a registration statement if the issuer did not have the belief indicated or failed to disclose material facts about the basis for the opinion that rendered the statement misleading. This Gallagher Advisor newsletter provides some liability aspects concerning this case.
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The 2015 State of the Market Report provides objective insights into trends and best practices to help organizations become an employer of choice. Articles were written by key specialists in the Benefits & Human Resources division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Technical Bulletin – 2015 Issue 2 – EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs
On April 20th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published a proposed rule that would amend the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
The use of drone technology, also referred to as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), is becoming increasingly popular and affordable. They can provide inexpensive options for research, site inspections, search and rescue operations and even crime scene investigations. Select public entities may operate drones upon receipt of a certificate of waiver or authorization (COA) from the FAA. This Gallagher whitepaper addresses some of the key challenges concerning drone technology particularly in the public sector.
Over the years, there has been additional scrutiny surrounding churches and the protection of minors while on church property or at events. Given this, there are many reasons why ministry and staff training are essential to establishing and maintaining a safe environment. Christianity Today recently published an article Managing Your Church: How to Respond to Reports of Child Abuse which offers insights into the issue from a business and ministry perspective in an engaging blog-style interview.
Our 90-minute webinar is designed to help HR professionals understand the coordination of the different and sometimes conflicting requirements of the Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Workers’ Compensation. This webinar has been approved for 1 ½ hours of recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute
Heat illnesses are preventable but - if left unchecked - can lead to death. At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. Without prevention, heat-related illnesses can occur and may result in serious health problems. The Gallagher School Talk - Heat Illness Prevention newsletter offers insights for public entities to help them avoid heat-related illnesses.
Finding the right balance is key to your long-term incentive plan. How does your company’s program measure up against the top US companies? This new article summarizes trends in long-term incentive design, based on data as disclosed in 2014 annual proxy statements for 200 of the largest US companies
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The April 2015 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.
The tornado safety procedures featured in this video are not all-inclusive. They are designed to provide some safety procedure recommendations that could assist your schools in the event of an emergency. Each school can use this information to potentially tailor a plan that works for their school. The video may help you re-evaluate, expand and enhance your tornado shelter plans - and prepare for an event as best possible.