Alera Group Acquires Bailey & Company

December 12, 2018
DEERFIELD, IL (December 12, 2018) — Alera Group, a leading national insurance firm, today announced that it has acquired Bailey & Company Benefits Group, a prominent employee benefits firm in Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bailey... Find out more »

Does Sick Pay do What it’s Supposed to do? The Case For and Against

December 11, 2018
Studies show sick pay can reduce the spread of disease in the workplace, but also increase absenteeism. Sick leave allows employees to take a set amount of paid time off when they’re ill. It’s a coveted employee benefit, but some observers wonder if it encourages absenteeism, while others... Find out more »

How to Keep Employees Safe While Traveling

December 4, 2018
Americans took more than 462 million business trips in 2017, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Most trips are 250 miles or less away from home. But even those trips create risk exposures. State laws govern workers’ compensation coverage. Although most policies limit coverage to... Find out more »