Monthly Archives: September 2018

In national news:

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network today announced nearly $19 million in grants to eight state agencies.

In industry news:

Mitchell International and Genex recently announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement where Genex will become a new division of Mitchell.

In national news:

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced two directives focused on providing more transparency in OFCCP activities as an essential tool for promoting compliance.

In industry news:

The most recent episode of A.M. BestTV focuses on why young people are choosing careers in insurance, and how those reasons could be used to bridge the talent gap in the industry.

In economic news:

Employer costs for employee compensation for private industry workers averaged $34.19 per hour worked in June 2018, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.

In local news:

IIABL issued a notice to members that it is accepting donations to its Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund, in order to assist member agencies recovering from Hurricane Florence.

In local news:

Louisiana ranked second in the nation for personal income growth in 2Q 2018, according to a new Bureau of Economic Analysis report.