Nick Davies, Area President, Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services and Andy Irving, Area Senior Vice President and Area Counsel, Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services, write, “2014 was characterized by increased volatility in the markets and uncertainty in terms of global growth, interest rates and commodities prices (particularly oil)…” Read more about this topic.
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Markets changed direction in the second quarter, most notably in U.S. and German government bonds, Chinese equities, and even U.S. stocks, where the S&P 500 snapped a nine-quarter winning streak.
Hazard Communication Standard requires employers to make a chemical inventory list of the hazardous chemicals present in the workplace. The chemicals on these lists are identified with markers to easily find the corresponding safety data sheet (SDS).
This article discusses a recent Review Commission decision, Sec’y of Labor v. Wal-Mart Distrib. Ctr. No. 6016, OSHRC Docket No. 08-1292, 25 OSHC (BNA) 1396 (OSHRC April 27, 2015), outlining when an employer can and cannot conduct or rely upon a “global” hazard assessment for PPE in the workplace as well as when a hazard is significant enough that it requires the use of PPE.
Mark Rosenberg, Area President, Healthcare Analytics Consulting, writes, “With prescription drug trend on its way back to levels last seen at the start of this century, employers have definitely taken notice. They are posing critical questions to their advisers and consultants about how to control these costs…”
Technical Bulletin – 2015 Issue 4– Department of Labor Announces Long-Awaited Increase in Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees
On June 30th, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor used its rulemaking authority to propose changes to existing overtime regulations that President Obama announced would make “up to five million more people eligible for overtime.”
Many new mandated reforms under may mean your employee health plan design is prohibited under PPACA. Find out how to adopt new requirements and maintain compliance.
After almost exactly four years of a firm yet never truly hard market for D&O, we have reached an inflection point. Indeed the second quarter of 2015 has jumped off with a bang of increased competitive spirit and plentiful capacity for most market segments. While the first quarter of 2015 saw prices easing compared to 2014, most renewals were still showing flat to 5% increases in premium.
Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention. Inside this edition: Ethics and Risk Management, Social Media and Top 10 Legal Risks.
Both employers of temporary workers and staffing companies that supply those workers are often unclear of the extensive liabilities they are exposed to under OSHA. This webcast will explain the liabilities, the various loss consequences and how to mitigate them.