Category Archives: Features

IAASW Regional Seminar Preview: Richard Pope of Union Standard Insurance Group

The Insurance Auditor’s Association of the Southwest (IAASW) will hold its first Louisiana Regional Seminar October 4th and 5th at L’Auberge in Baton Rouge. Ahead of the seminar, Louisiana Comp Blog asked speakers to give us a preview of what attendees can expect from the new event. Richard Pope, Premium Audit Director at Union Standard Insurance Group will present on Odd Audit Experiences.

Q&A: GAME ON Task Force Highlights Successes While Urging the Need for a Fair Playing Field

The GAME ON misclassification task force, which is a relatively new effort by various departments in the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), has had some significant successes. Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Renita Ward Williams and Ricky Masaracchia to discuss the task force, and how the public can help ensure a fair playing field for all Louisiana employers and workers.

Big I Officers on the Future of Independent Agents: Lee Schilling

The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents. Lee Schilling, IIABL National Director and head of Schilling & Reid Insurance advised young agents to network as much as possible.

EMPLOYERS Highlights Progress Since Entering Louisiana Market

EMPLOYERS, a workers’ compensation carrier with coast-to-coast operations, recently entered the Louisiana market. Since then, the company was made its mark in Louisiana’s healthy workers’ compensation market. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to EMPLOYERS Sale and Marketing Chief Ray Wise and Territory Manager Alicia Stanley to assess the company’s progress.