Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...With the higher threshold, many more Americans - from fast food and retail supervisors to bank branch managers and insurance claims adjusters - would become eligible for overtime.A threshold of $984 a week would cover 15 million people, according...

Health insurance giant's database hacked

...the nation's second-largest insurer, said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information such as insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in the "very sophisticated" cyberattack that it discovered last week. It...

Small businesses hurt in Baltimore riots face recovery hurdles

...from civil unrest is covered under standard business insurance policies, many businesses lack adequate coverage.Insurance claims usually result in higher premiums, said Maryland Insurance Commis sion er Al Redmer, Jr. He said insured losses...

How to deal with insurance claims

Thousands of home and auto insurance claims have been filed in South Carolina and Georgia because of Saturday night's storm damage, and there will likely be thousands more...

Editorial examined in court

AIKEN -- A Columbia insurance claims-adjusting firm dropped plans for Clearwater adjustor Tom...1996 had he not spent campaign time in North Carolina settling insurance claims after Hurricane Fran. He says he listed for Mr. Bray several...

Two face off in insurance chief primary

...Democratic primary July 21. Either Henrietta Mathis Canty, a state representative from Atlanta, or Tim Dunn, an insurance claims adjuster from Lithonia, will make it to the general election in November to face Mr. Oxendine, a Republican...

Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

As a staffing specialist, Robert Kelly often serves as a conduit for employers with questions on unemployment insurance claims.To get a refresher course on nuances of the process, Kelly, of Augusta Staffing Associates, attended a business...

Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

...percent in November 2013.The rate fell as new jobs were added and new layoffs, as measured by initial unemployment insurance claims, dropped.The six-county metro area added 1,500 new jobs in November, pushing the total to 226,900, up...

Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...who was presumed at fault but also died, because of the backlog. The delays can impact funeral arrangements and insurance claims.But "a very simple way" to alleviate the backlog is to contract with a company to perform the testing, Hasan...

Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

Major insurance companies say they have processed most of the damage claims resulting from February's ice storm.