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James Barton Named CEO at Canadian Hub Unit 06/13/2005
State: IL | Segment: Business | 63 | 0
Hub International Limited (NYSE:HBG)(TSX:HBG) announced Friday that James S. Barton will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and President of Hub International Barton ("Hub Barton"), a Canadian subsidiary of Hub International. Barton succeeds R. Craig Barton, the founder of Barton Insurance, ...Read More
 
 
Job Displacement Regs Effective Aug. 1 06/09/2005
State: CA | Segment: Regulatory | 277 | 0 | Popular with Legal
California's new supplemental job displacement benefit regulations have been approved by the Office of Administrative Law and will become effective on Aug. 1, the Division of Workers' Compensation announced Wednesday. The regulations implement the provisions of Assembly Bill 227, passed by ...Read More
 
 
Joint Committee Redrafting Alaskan Bill 05/23/2005
State: AK | Segment: Politics | 74 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Alaskan legislative leaders have assembled a free conference committee to redraft a workers' compensation bill that House Republicans can accept. Eight House Republicans voted Wednesday against Gov. Frank Murkowski's pet piece of legislation over concerns that the exclusivity of workers' c...Read More
 
 
Jockey and Four Businessmen Busted for Fraud 05/23/2005
State: NY | Segment: Fraud | 213 | 0
An exercise jockey at Belmont Racetrack and four Long Island businessmen were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with workers' compensation fraud against The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF). The arrests came during a workers' compensation fraud sweep involving six suspects a...Read More
 
 
Japan May Allow Comp for Good Samaritans 05/20/2005
State: NA | Segment: Other | 35 | 0
Japan's labor ministry is taking steps to allow Good Samaritans who stopped to help injured passengers after a train derailment qualify for workers' compensation benefits for injuries or mental stress suffered at the crash site, a Japanese news service reported Thursday. Asashi.com said th...Read More
 
 
Jones Retiring from Hilb Rogal & Hobbs 04/13/2005
State: NA | Segment: People | 66 | 0
Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Company (NYSE: HRH) announced Tuesday that Carolyn Jones, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has decided to retire from the company following the recruitment and appointment of her successor. She will remain in her current position until her suc...Read More
 
 
Judge Approves AIK Assessements 04/11/2005
State: KY | Segment: Business | 98 | 0
A Kentucky judge ruled last week that a financially troubled workers' compensation insurance carrier may again start collecting assessments from its member companies to help plug a $58.5 million shortfall, the Associated Press reported. Franklin County Circuit Judge William Graham ruled ...Read More
 
 
Juneau, AK Dentist Gets Another Safety Award 03/18/2005
State: AK | Segment: Safety | 98 | 0
A Juneau dentist's office has for the second time earned state recognition for implementing outstanding on-the-job safety and health programs for employees. Dr. Lonnie Anderson, D.D.S., who employs seven people at his dental office at 9211 Lee Smith Drive in Juneau, recently received the...Read More
 
 
Jury Acquits Indian River Employee of Fraud 03/14/2005
State: FL | Segment: Fraud | 86 | 0
A Pennsylvania jury has acquitted a former Indian River County employee on workers' compensation fraud and other charges, the Vero Beach Press Journal reported yesterday. The Indian River County jury found Ernest Rider, 69, of Falls Creek, Pa, not guilty on charges of workers' compensatio...Read More
 
 
Journalist Joins Workcompcentral as Senior Editor 03/03/2005
State: CA | Segment: People | 176 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Workcompcentral.com, responding to a rapidly growing subscriber base, has brought a veteran newspaper reporter and editor on board to oversee its news operations. Jim Sams, formerly senior project writer for The Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs, joined the company's staff as senior edit...Read More
 
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