A May 12, 2012, report by the Government Accounting Office “Better OSHA Guidance Needed on Safety Incentive Programs” raises some concerns about incentive programs and the way that many companies are using them.
I don’t know if you have seen the latest announcement from the UK Government - I noted it in an editorial that appeared in the Economist. I had a hard time actually tracking down the government statement. It was not made – or even referenced – by the HSE.
The economic indicators, including The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index®, Consumer Confidence Index®, Employment Trend Index™, the Help-Wanted-Online Data Series® all signal the U.S. economy is getting fundamentally stronger.
Last year’s health care reform legislation, although still up for further debate in Congress and facing a constitutionality ruling later this year in the U.S. Supreme Court, will result in major changes for companies and their health care insurers.