Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of Marsh’s latest Risk Management Research Briefing, which found that an aging workforce could mean higher workers’ comp costs for businesses, but that those costs could be countered through strategies like wellness programs that focus on the 24-hour health of employees, job design that factors in the needs of older workers, and ergonomics. Find out more (including a link to the briefing!) by clicking here!
Also in the news today is the Calfornia State Fund’s release of its annual report for 2013, which highlighted an increase in net premiums to more than $1 Billion and a decrease in its combined ratio of more than 10%. Additional notes included an increase in policyholder surplus, and its $100 Million dividend. Find out more by clicking here!