Unfortunately, workplace violence is becoming an ever-increasing liability in the workplace. Despite the presence of workplace violence prevention programs intended to avoid this hazard entirely within the workplace, it is becoming all to frequent that there may be an active shooter incident at the workplace.
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Register now for our free webinar on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 2PM CST as Kord Spielmann & Mark Cote discuss the risks of Project Cargo.
Some recent news has thrust healthcare reform back into the national spotlight. The President recently issued two Executive orders – on Association Health Plans and Cost-Sharing Reductions. Additionally, we received further guidance on the Contraceptive Mandate. Our current issue of Healthcare Reform Update has articles analyzing all the recent guidance
October 2017 DIRECTIONS Article: Overview of relevant guidance meant to assist employers in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands with making decisions and managing employee-benefits considerations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
October 2017 DIRECTIONS Article: Additional guidance for disaster relief for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in locations named Disaster Areas by the FEMA. Congress has provided relief in the form of certain tax relief provisions. Also, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have provided guidance on new special enrollments in the public Marketplaces.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top 3 market headlines: Small Business Optimism Falters; Dollar Reverses Slide, Surprising Investors; Stocks Increasingly Going Their Own Way
What major events impacted the markets in Q3? The professionals of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services practice (Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, LLC) presented a 50-minute webinar highlighting the capital market changes in the third quarter.
For more organizations these days, they usually find out too late that if a disaster situation occurs which impacts their property, their employees, their customers/clients or more, their liability coverages may have exceptions for issues associated with disaster. Several Gallagher practice teams offer Disaster Management Services coverages with policies underwritten by Lloyd’s of London.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits and HR Consulting practice of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The October 2017 issue includes articles about Hurricane disaster relief, HIPAA Privacy & Security audits, updating leave policies, an FMLA case, protecting employee data from hackers, a new Rhode Island sick leave law, a state law update, and several important reminders.
The legal use of medical marijuana is continuing to expand at the state level across the country. The impact on workers compensation coverage remains fluid, and questions remain as to how workers compensation insurers will adapt to this evolving landscape.