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There are more concrete benefits from diversity and inclusion than ‘doing the right thing’ that are positively impacting the insurance industry.
The matrix of leave and disability laws affecting pregnant women is involved and requires diligent risk management on the part of employers.
Whether traveling abroad or to the next town over, employees on the road face a variety of risks. And employers can’t always rely on workers’ comp to cover everything.
While Walmart’s People Greeter controversy continues to play out, its reputation as an employer of choice for disabled persons is at risk.
Expansion of the types and range of accommodations requested calls for better communication between employees who have a disability and their employers.
Poor employment practices at Costco have left the retail giant’s insurer on the hook for an underlying discrimination case.
Investigators at law enforcement agencies are showing ever more appetite for the scalps of directors and officers to adorn their investigations on corporate crimes.
The words diversity and inclusion hold subtle differences in definition that are important to understand.
A cruise line’s server slipped on salad dressing during her very first day on the job. When she submitted her claim, disability benefits were denied.
Transparent claim reporting, modified duty and effective employee education are all key steps to a safer, more productive workforce.
Uber’s liability in a self-driving car accident decided; IHOP sexual harassment claims settled; cryptocurrency company faces regulation; and work rumors come under scrutiny.
Public entities see serious claims during winter months, but thanks to Marcus Henthorn and his Gallagher team, icy conditions don’t stand a chance.
A board that isn’t proactive in protecting against cyber attacks is a board vulnerable to regulatory fines, reputation damage and public scrutiny.
Employers monitoring their employees’ health is fueling a boom in the amount of health information available to insurance companies and employers.
A program analyst for the FBI sued her employer for not offering a reasonable accommodation as part of her return to work plan.
A handful of EU countries have enacted laws protecting workers’ right to disconnect after hours, but vague language could create unintended consequences.
Employee theft isn’t a one-off act like once perceived; many employees stealing from their company have been with the institution for years — and they’re not acting alone.
Historic volatility on both economic and social fronts creates conditions for more litigation against directors and officers and claims on professional liability policies.
The definitions of ‘employee’ versus ‘independent contractor’ are up for debate, leaving employers to classify workers properly and remain compliant within state laws.
Among Millenials and Gen-Zers, work-life balance is of paramount importance. The government shutdown places even more pressure on employers to demonstrate their value proposition.
A plan to keep affordable health care coverage during a government shutdown is needed. Here is what it could look like.