This Weekly Market Update reviews the top three market headlines: U.S. Industrial Production Picks Up In December, 10-Year Yield Pushes Above 2.6% and U.S. Household Debt Hits Record
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Gallagher contacted a large food manufacturing client to discuss their overall risk management program. During the discussion, we learned that the company was experiencing issues with their current carrier and the management of their claims.
A 20-year employee of a grain cooperative was killed in a grain bin after ignoring company safety policies when he was engulfed by grain.
More and more employers today are including domestic partner benefits as part of their comprehensive benefit package. They have found that it is an invaluable tool in recruiting and retaining the best talent for an organization. This guide provides general information on providing domestic partner benefits. Updated January 2018.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits and HR Consulting practice of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The January 2018 issue includes articles about recent DOL, HHS, and IRS guidance affecting health plans, a wellness court decision, the Malaysian Employees Provident Fund, responding to workplace harassment, Massachusetts employer medical assistance contributions, state expansion of leave laws, a state law update, and several important reminders.
Some workplace distractions and interruptions are unavoidable, but others—if not properly controlled or regulated—could lead to injuries, lost productivity, and a decrease in worker morale.
2017 was filled with many twists and turns for employers navigating employee benefits compliance. 2018 looks like it will be no less challenging. Tracking various laws and regulations impacting employee benefits can divert time and resources from your core functions such as recruiting top talent, developing strategic benefits and compensation programs and meeting cost targets. After all, sustaining a destination workplace that attracts, retains and engages the right people to increase your organization’s productivity and growth, takes a lot of work. How can you keep pace with evolving legislative and regulatory initiatives and still have the time, resources and drive to sustain a destination workplace? As a trusted advisor, Gallagher will help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of employee benefits compliance issues. This year, we will release a series of Compliance Checkpoints to help guide you as you make progress toward decreasing the risks associated with human capital management and making the most of your investment in your workforce. Our first focus will be on priority areas for review in the year ahead.
This Weekly Market Update reviews the top three market headlines: Global Economy’s Output Gap Expected to Close in 2018, Inflation Ticks Up and Report on China’s Treasury Holdings Roils Markets
Wellness programs come in different shapes & sizes & certain federal laws apply based by the type of program. The Guide for Designing a Compliant Wellness Program reviews the rules as they apply to common types of employer-sponsored wellness programs. Updated January 2018.
A large chain of pizza franchises was frustrated with their broker and their EPL insurer. They felt that due to some of their risk characteristics (most notably being a large California-based fast food business), the program was not addressing their needs.