Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Proposal to Eliminate the Public Entity Participation Fee

June 12th, 2013

At the Board of Directors meeting on June 7, 2013, authorization to circulate the Proposal to Eliminate the Public Entity Participation Fee for review and comment was approved. All comments received by September 19th will be included in the October Board of Director’s agenda. Public entity members are charged a ½ percent participation fee in…

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Review and Comment Period Begins for Addendum A

June 12th, 2013

Review and Comment Requested!  On June 7, 2013, the Board of Directors authorized circulation of proposed amendments to Addendum A – Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration Guidelines to the members for review and comment to be returned by September 6, 2013. For ease of review, we are providing you with a redline/strikeout copy with the proposed…

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Is Regulation Coming?

May 13th, 2013

Regulation was a topic of discussion at the EIA’s 2013 Strategic Planning Retreat. The full staff report for the retreat includes a report by Greg Trout of Bickmore Risk Services on new efforts to monitor or regulate public self-insured Workers’ Compensation programs in California. Read the Reports: Staff Report Self-Insurers and Solvency in California: Bickmore…

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2012 Summer Olympics: a Lesson in Logistics

July 26th, 2012

Tower Bridge Olympics 2012

With the 2012 Summer Olympics in London at the end of July, the idea of hosting an Olympic games in California again may sound amazing. All those exciting events (like diving and gymnastics), all those world-class athletes, all those representatives of all those countries coming together in peace and fair competition right here in California.…

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Alliant Participates in Goodwill Workforce Solutions Programs

July 19th, 2012

For the past year, Alliant, exclusive insurance broker for the EIA, has been participating in Goodwill’s Workforce Solutions Program. This program is designed to give meaningful employment to people of varying needs. In June 2011, the Newport Beach Alliant office hired three people and a job coach through Goodwill. All four of these people work…

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April Fools? Odd Insurance Stories

April 2nd, 2012