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In the News: Bill to Save 319,000 Jobs Will Be Felt in Communities Across the Nation
The fully-paid for legislation that reduces the deficit and closes loopholes that allow corporations to ship American jobs overseas is getting praise across the nation for keeping our children’s teachers on the job. AP – Teachers hope $26M jobs bill keeps them employed:
…Teachers call it the “yo-yo effect.” School budgets, facing severe reductions in state funding, are cut and layoffs are made, but then some or even all of the teachers are hired back over the summer as officials scramble for money…
State and local governments cut 29,500 education jobs in July, bringing total cuts this year to 61,800. More layo
California Bureau May Ask for 30 Percent Workers’ Comp Increase
California’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is considering requesting a 30 percent increase in pure premium rates for 2011 policies.
The news that California’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) might ask for the increase came out of a meeting of the bureau’s actuarial committee. That committee makes a recommendation to the WCIRB’s governing committee, and then the governing committee makes the request to the states Department of Insurance.
Recent news continues to reveal some signs the economy is on the path to recovery — evidenced by greater than expected gains in U.S. private sector employment and gains the service sector. Private sector jobs increased in July for the sixth straight month:
U.S. private-sector employment rose 42,000 in July for the sixth consecutive monthly gain…according to the employment report from payrolls processing firm ADP released Wednesday.
…Economists polled by MarketWatch had been expecting the ADP report to show a 23,000 increase in July.
…ADP revised upward its estimate for June nonfarm private employment to a 19,000-job gain, from a prior estimate of a 13,000 gain.
The ADP private-payrolls report has been weaker than official government data based on surveys from business establishments and households.
Growth in the U.S. service
NAS Expands Managed Care, Healthcare Consultant Errors & Omissions
NAS Insurance Services has enhanced its managed care product with an e-MD cyber liability coverage enhancement. Because of increased regulations on patient privacy, HIPAA and customer notification, managed care organizations and healthcare consultants are susceptible to losses related to cyber liability and loss of sensitive patient information. NAS’ managed care product enhancement protects against these losses.
Defends and indemnifies the insured for any claims arising out of a breach of privacy, virus attack, denial of service, HIPAA violations, Red Flag regulations and HITECH Act.
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