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PEP Talk: Internships under FLSA

Like many organizations, Gallagher employs student interns who are college students working through their summer break. Recent court rulings on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and advice from the Department of Labor (DOL), in response to a request from the American Bar Association (ABA), have affected the way that internships are managed by our company — and they may apply to your public sector operations, as well.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Hard Hat Bulletin - Lyme Disease

Lyme disease affects everyone differently. Some people get sick in about a week. The first sign may be a rash near the tick bite. Other people may not seem sick until months or years after a tick bite.

Tag(s): Construction;

Claims Advocate Helps Recover on an Initially Denied Claim

In the event of a claim, time is of the essence and the Gallagher Marine Claims Team can provide a rapid response service that is, first and foremost, focused on protecting the interests of our clients. Our claims teams are not separate functions of our business, but together a closely aligned and valued part of the broader offering. Claims team members are involved in the placing process, just as placing brokers are involved in claims recovery efforts. This ensures continuity and consistency of approach; it is the foundation upon which our solutions are constructed and affected. See attached case study for an example of how our claims team helped a client.

Tag(s): Marine; Claims Advocacy;

Hard Hat Bulletin - Hand Tool Safety - Heights

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010, there were 263 fatalities from being struck by a falling object or equipment in the U.S., which accounted for 6 percent of all workplace fatalities. Dropped objects are a serious concern that can put a workforce at risk and result in lost productivity.

Tag(s): Construction;

Field to Fork Spring 2017

Welcome to the Spring edition of Field to Fork. This communication authored by various members of the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Food & Agribusiness Practice and is designed to be a tool for sharing industry information, new regulations, Gallagher Food & Agribusiness products and much more.

Tag(s): Food & Agribusiness;

Hard Hat Bulletin - Eliminating Hazards

Not a day goes by that we don’t come across some form of hazard at work, at home and during our day-to-day activities. Some hazards require a trained eye to identify, but more often than not we simply don’t notice them—even if they’re obvious.

Tag(s): Construction;

Healthcare Monthly Minute: March 2017

Have you joined the ranks of physician texters? If so, you may want to examine some precautions for mitigating risk with patient texts. First and foremost, meet with your staff and clinicians to discuss how texting is or should be used in your practice. This may facilitate all to “come clean” with their current texting patterns so it can lead to useful discussion.

Tag(s): Healthcare;

Gallagher’s Nonprofit Sector 2017 Perspective

As we take a closer look at the third sector, there is no question that there is a remarkable story of accomplishment, impact, mobilization of resources, partners, communities and technology that is compounding and bringing great resilience to the nonprofit sector.

Tag(s): Nonprofit;

Proposed Rule by FEMA to Establish State Deductibles

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has proposed a rule change regarding how Public Assistance is computed for each grantee (state). It outlines a formula that would calculate a deductible for each state. FEMA is asking for public comment by April 12, 2017 – so this needs your immediate attention.

Tag(s): Public Sector;