employee benefits News

Hub Continues Canadian Employee Benefits Expansion with Purchase of TRG

Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance broker, announced that it has acquired the assets of TRG Group Benefits and Pensions Inc. (TRG) in Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition continues Hub’s strategy to offer clients a …

More Global Companies Offer 4-Day Work Week as Stress, Burnout Levels Rise

Work four days a week, but get paid for five? It sounds too good to be true, but companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff and …

JP Griffin Group in Arizona Partners with United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors has added JP Griffin Group to its family of partners. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based JP Griffin Group is a national employee benefit consulting firm specializing in the design, implementation and management of employee benefit programs. United Benefit Advisors is …

Texas’ Hotchkiss Insurance Hires 2 in Employee Benefits Division

Hotchkiss Insurance, a Texas-based full-service independent agency, has expanded its employee benefits division with the addition of Chris Hamilton as the employee benefits practice leader and Natalie Cooper as an account executive. Hamilton and Cooper will serve clients statewide from …

Benefitfocus Opens New Tulsa Office

Benefitfocus Inc., a cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, has opened a new office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company, headquartered in Charleston, has had a presence in Tulsa since 2010 and recently moved to a larger space to accommodate …

Hub International Acquires Ontario’s Proteus Performance Management

Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance brokerage, announced it has acquired Proteus Performance Management Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Proteus provides specialized pension plan governance and investment consulting to corporate plan sponsors, …

LMC Insurance to Offer Health Insurance Pool for Mid-Size Iowa Firms

LMC Insurance and Risk Management (LMC Insurance) is launching a new health insurance plan underwritten by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield for Iowa-based employers with 51-500 eligible employees. The program, referred to as the Employer Coalition, will be available …

Land O’Lakes, Gravie to Expand Farmer Health Insurance Plan in Minnesota

Land O’Lakes Inc. and Gravie will expand their Farmer Health Insurance Plan in next year in Minnesota. When a law was passed in Minnesota last year allowing agricultural co-op members to band together to purchase group health benefits, Land O’Lakes …

MJ Insurance, HealthJoy Partner on Employee Benefits

MJ Insurance, headquartered in Indianapolis, has partnered with HealthJoy, a healthcare guidance platform that helps employees make informed healthcare decisions and provides a variety of cost containment strategies to help lower employer healthcare costs. HealthJoy advances current telemedicine offerings by …

Startup’s Newest Employee Benefit, Stem Cell Storage, Could Last Forever

As MyCrypto mulled what benefits to offer employees, the new blockchain startup asked them what they wanted. “Surprisingly, we found that the traditional health benefits and 401(k) benefits—they had no interest in those,” said Taylor Monahan, the company’s founder and …