Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2016"

By Stephanie K. Jones Maryland-based Kite Technology Group and Wisconsin-based AIS Technology are merging their operations effective Jan. 2, 2017. The merged company will operate under the name Kite Technology Group. Nick Oliver, owner and president of AIS Technology, will join Kite Technology Group (KiteTech) … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal&nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones Commissioners in Kansas’ Shawnee County have agreed to pay a $48,000 settlement to two women who claimed they were wrongfully terminated from their jobs in the prosecutor’s office because of racial and gender discrimination. Although the settlement releases the county, … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)

By Stephanie K. Jones The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has quietly removed language from its website that said humans and greenhouse gases are the main cause of climate change. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the website now states the cause of climate change … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

Santa Rosa, Calif. taxi company A-C Transportation Services Inc. has agreed to settle a $522,300 citation for refusing to provide its 30 drivers with workers’ compensation insurance coverage and for misclassifying them as independent contractors. California Labor Commissioner Julie A. … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)

By Amy O’ Connor Mississippi officials are worried that the state could end up with an opioid problem like other states that have battled with drug addiction. The Daily Journal reported that Gov. Phil Bryant issued an executive order creating an Opioid and Heroin … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson Too much ice in an iced coffee? Too much lip balm left in the tube? Too much environmental damage from thousands of red balloons? Lawsuits complaining about those situations made this year’s list of unnecessary litigation as judged by the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson Are you someone who has faith in the power of free markets? Then you should naturally accept the evidence that human activity is bringing about climate change. Free and competitive markets work efficiently in large part because they are phenomenal … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

While Chinese companies have been increasing their overseas merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in recent years, there are signs that growth could slow in the coming year, as a result of uncertain economic outlook and evolving government policies in China … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal     &nbsp…(Read More)