OSHA Launches Initiative to Protect Temporary Workers
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an initiative to further protect temporary employees from workplace hazards.
More Than the Sum of its Parts: the Consortium Model vs. Fraud
Claims fraud is pervasive in insurance. Large or small, insurers have measures in place to detect and investigate fraudulent claims and mitigate losses. The sophistication of these fraud prevention operations vary across carriers and lines of business. They range from manual referrals made by claims adjusters based on gut-feeling or flags, to automated detection engines that leverage business rules, outlier analysis and predictive analytics to send real-time alerts to handlers and special investigation units.
US employers add 165K jobs; rate falls to 7.5 percent
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy showed last month why it remains the envy of industrialized nations: In the face of tax increases and federal spending cuts, employers added a solid 165,000 jobs in April – and far more in February and March than anyone thought.