The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 4,000 people are treated in emergency rooms each year because they were injured while using extension cords. Injuries include fractures, lacerations, contusions, or sprains from people tripping over cords. The Gallagher PEP Talk: Safety Tips for Extension Cords newsletter offers insights for public entities to help them avoid related injuries.
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This Gallagher Risk Management Safety Insight newsletter is part of the newsletter's Great Supervisor series. This edition offers suggestions on how a supervisor can enhance employee productivity by maintaining a vested interest the success of others - and supporting an employee's long-term career objectives.
Health & Welfare Consulting: Critical Thinking- From Employee to Stakeholder: The Unsustainable Status Quo in Compensation and Benefits
In this whitepaper on the topic of sustainability in compensation and benefits programs, Health & Welfare Consulting’s Joe Milano poses the question, “At what point will both employers and employees commit to shifting the paradigm? Compensation and benefits costs cannot simply increase year over year without corresponding growth to the bottom line.” Read more on what employers can do to help align their employees’ and organizational objectives to achieve a sustainable and successful future.
Given work environments that may be impacted by warmer weather or extreme heat in the workplace environments, supervisors should be aware of critical regulations that protect employees from both OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) and the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act ). This Gallagher-sponsored webinar features attorneys specializing in OSHA and heat illness as the program's keynote presenters.
The advance estimate of first quarter GDP growth was released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis last week, and it revealed a drastic slowdown that was well below consensus expectations. The data has given the Federal Reserve a reason to reconsider mid-year interest rate hikes, and stocks headed lower amidst the heightened uncertainty. Our Weekly Market Update examines the most recent data.
All cafeteria plans, no matter the level of complexity, must comply with the sometimes convoluted rules that are necessary to preserve tax preferred treatment. Find out the critical action items required to maintain compliance here.
Rotor wing fleet trends are an economic bellwether. Previously, regional demand for light to medium rotor wing aircraft was dominated by the Far East. Yet, there's recently been a subtle shift in demand to Latin America - showing steady growth in that previously underserved market. Several global rotor wing fleet forecasts show Latin America with the fastest growth. This Rotor Wing Fleet Report produced by Gallagher Aviation offers some insight into this market and the potential risk variables to be addressed.
Chris Ratajczyk, ACCP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director of Operations, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting, writes, “The effort to keep current on trends and regulations affecting compensation can be a continual battle…” Read more about the current compensation landscape.
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.
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.