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Why Businesses Need to Plan for Aging Workforce
The demographic trend is no secret: the populations of the United States and other major industrial countries are getting older, and fast. That means workforces are aging too, but employers are doing surprisingly little to prepare to meet the challenges …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:49 PM
Marijuana Sales to Be Legal in Canada Starting in October: Trudeau
Marijuana sales will become legal in Canada beginning October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, making it the first major economy to legalize its recreational use. Stocks of marijuana producers, which have rallied in anticipation of legalization, extended …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:37 PM
Connecticut’s Paragon Insurance Holdings Hires Fuller
Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national, multi-line specialty managing general agency (MGA) based in Avon, Conn., has hired Tonya Fuller as vice president of its Winery and Brewery division. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the Paragon team …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:34 PM
Alliant Employee Benefits Hires Kristofak in Virginia
Alliant Employee Benefits has hired Bob Kristofak. Kristofak is from the Richmond, Va.-area and will serve as Alliant Employee Benefits’ new senior vice president, working with a portfolio of clients to provide strategic employee benefits that reduce spending, increase performance …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:21 PM
Railroads, Airlines Seek to Bypass States’ Paid Sick Leave Laws
Fed up with state and local laws that require private employers to offer paid sick days, the airlines and railroads have filed suit, claiming that the interstate nature of their businesses should make them exempt. Airlines for America, a trade …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:21 PM
Exxon Still Isn’t Complying With Climate Subpoenas, New York Says
Exxon Mobil Corp. is refusing to turn over documents crucial to New York’s investigation into whether the oil giant’s public statements about climate change misled investors, the state’s top lawyer said. Exxon hasn’t complied with subpoenas for cash-flow projections reflecting …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:18 PM
Guggenheim Exploring Deal with Munich Re’s Asset Management Unit
Guggenheim Partners is exploring the sale of a stake in its $250 billion asset-management unit overseen by Scott Minerd, according to people familiar with the matter. Guggenheim Partners Investment Management has been in talks with global insurers, sovereign wealth funds …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 1:12 PM
EU Parliament Panel Backs Stricter Copyright Rules Opposed by Tech Leaders
Google, Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday. The copyright rules, proposed by the European Commission two years …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 12:14 PM
Lewis Succeeds West as Leader of Chubb’s Mid-Market Commercial Lines; Rockwell Named Chief Underwriter
Chubb has appointed Paul Lewis North America Commercial Insurance Industry practice leader for its North American mid-market segment. He will be responsible for leading Chubb’s Commercial Insurance Industry practices in the United States and Canada, and will have oversight of …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 12:00 PM
Chilton to Return to Capsicum Re Later in This Year After Leaving Gallagher Role
Capsicum Re, the London-based specialist reinsurance broker, announced that Grahame “Chily” Chilton will rejoin the business later this year. Chilton will work alongside CEO Rupert Swallow to drive global business development and help shape the strategic direction of the company …

POSTED JUNE 21, 2018 10:35 AM

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