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New US labor laws could increase unemployment by 10% over next five years

Consumers who depend on insurance coverage to pay for medical and dental care, travel and other essential needs may be pushed to the brink by new US labor regulations, a major insurer said on Monday.The Trump administration has proposed cutting the number of hours workers are required to work each day to 45, a move […]

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How many jobs were lost to automation in 2016

An article about the employment losses in the US insurance industry from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.The number of US jobs lost to automated machines is higher than the number of jobs lost in the coal industry, according to a report released Tuesday.The unemployment rate fell to 5.3% from 5.8% in November, and is the […]

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How to Buy and Keep an Insurance Business

If you’re looking to buy and keep an insurance business, here are some things to consider.1.What type of insurance company is the business in?If you’re selling insurance through an employer-sponsored insurance plan, you may be able to qualify for a business health plan through your employer’s insurance company.If your business is selling insurance on its […]

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‘I’ve never been happier’: ‘This is a new level’ for ACA health care coverage

Health care companies, insurance brokers and insurers are gearing up for a fresh round of political pressure as lawmakers try to pass the health care overhaul.“I’ve been on the sidelines of this.It’s been very emotional.I’ve been very much on the fence,” said Kevin K. Brown, a partner at the law firm Brown, Read & Kravis […]

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How to Find the Best Insurance Companies for You

As insurers scramble to come up with ways to better serve consumers and to protect them against future shocks, they’re also working to understand how to help people understand and predict the cost of insurance policies.Insurers are now finding that it can be harder to get people to understand what’s in an insurance policy and […]

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