Every year during budget planning and insurance renewal season, hospital executives grapple with increasing workers compensation costs. Directors and managers are asked to do what they can to lower expenses. Staff members listen as the hospital’s Safety Officer or Occupational Health Nurse explains the costs of injuries and maybe even shares the organization’s workers compensation loss experience.
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Our Back to Basics: HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification recorded webinar is designed to cover the basic HIPAA rules as training for new HR and benefits professionals and as a refresher for more seasoned HR and benefits professionals.
Directions newsletter is a monthly publication of the Benefits & HR Consulting operations of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. The September 2016 issue includes healthcare reform updates, a technical bulletin, webinar information and a variety of benefits and HR news.
Every time you operate a forklift or other powered industrial truck, inspect it to ensure that it is operating properly. Ongoing battery maintenance is critical so that the forklift is always safe and ready to get your work done. First and foremost, the forklift must be checked for enough battery charge to get the job task done.
Cada vez que opere un montacargas u otro vehículo industrial motorizado, inspecciónelo para verificar que esté funcionando correctamente. El mantenimiento continuo de las baterías es esencial para que los montacargas funcionen con seguridad en todo momento y estén listos para realizar su trabajo. En primer lugar, se debe inspeccionar el montacargas para verificar que la batería tenga suficiente carga para realizar la tarea.
The Weekly Market Update examines negative yields on corporate debt, shrinking spreads in junk bonds, and the continuing strength of the U.S. consumer.
The DOL issued proposed regulations that include major changes to Form 5500 filings that would impact employers sponsoring ERISA health and welfare plans. The proposed changes, if finalized, would be effective for plan years beginning in 2019.
This issue concentrates on activities in the Senior Care segment - as this area of healthcare continues to expand, we will continue to see more scrutiny and visibility by regulators, legislators, and investors. The segment continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of the population. Additionally, penalties under the False Claims Act are set to double, and OCR continues to expand the scope of its breach investigations while Advocate Health Systems is settling HIPAA noncompliance allegations for $5.55 M, a new record.
Multi-employer worksites have long complicated labor and employment law compliance, raising difficult questions as to which company constitutes an employee’s “employer” for purposes of federal and state law. The NLRB has taken a rigorous approach, targeting multiemployer worksites and finding alleged “joint employers” liable for labor law violations.
The Global Risk Bulletin is a monthly newsletter produced by Salamanca Group for XL Catlin, profiling recent worldwide developments which have the potential to impact the personnel, assets and business operations of their clients.