Insurance News

  • California Supreme Court Clarifies that Time Spent in Security Screenings is Compensable February 21, 2020
    The Court's Decision Is Enforceable and Retroactive The California Supreme Court issued a decision in Frlekin v. Apple, Inc. (Frlekin) clarifying that, under state law, compensable time or “hours of work” includes the time an employee spends  on the employer’s
  • Reminder: Creditable Coverage Disclosures due to CMS by Feb. 29 for Calendar Year Plans February 13, 2020
    Employers that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals are required to complete an online disclosure form with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on an annual basis and at other select times, indicating whether the plan's prescription drug coverage is creditable or non-creditable.
  • Two New Model COBRA Notices Available from the DOL February 11, 2020
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated versions of its model COBRA General Notice and model COBRA Election Notice, both with an expiration date of Jan. 31, 2023.
  • DOL Releases New Model Employer CHIP Notice February 11, 2020
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a new model Employer CHIP Notice with information current as of Jan. 31, 2020.
  • Virginia Employers Must Provide Itemized Wage Statements to All Employees February 6, 2020
    The requirement Became Effective January 1 Beginning this year, employers in Virginia must provide their employees with an itemized wage statement each regular pay date. Before this requirement became effective, Virginia employers were required to provide wage statements only upon
  • Maryland Enacts “Ban the Box” Law February 5, 2020
    Law Takes Effect Feb. 29, 2020 Maryland has enacted a "Ban the Box" law. Highlights of the law are presented below. Covered Employers The new law applies to Maryland employers with 15 or more full time
  • Employers Must Begin Using New Form I-9 by May 1 February 3, 2020
    The New Form Will Expire on Oct. 31, 2022 On Jan. 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new version of Form I 9 Employment Eligibility Verification. The previous version of this form expired Aug.
  • New Jersey Expands Wage Statement Requirements February 3, 2020
    New Requirements Become Effective May 20 State law already requires New Jersey employers to notify their employees of their payroll deductions, for each period when a deduction is made. However, on Jan. 21, New Jersey amended its law to require
  • New Jersey Employers To Provide Severance Pay for Mass Layoffs January 31, 2020
    New Requirements Become Effective July 19 On Jan. 21, 2020, New Jersey adopted significant changes to the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act (New Jersey WARN Act). The New Jersey WARN Act, much like its federal counterpart, the
  • Colorado Employers to Comply with New Wage Payment Requirements January 29, 2020
    The new Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Becomes Effective March 16 On Jan. 22, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced the adoption of the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order #36 (COMPS 36). COMPS

Glandon Insurance is a General Agent for the following Life and Ancillary Insurers:

Companion Life – Companion Life offers insurance products and services that address the realities of today’s business environment. They are a single source for quality life, disability and dental insurance programs.

OneAmerica – OneAmerica offers traditional group life and disability products, but their voluntary benefits are particularly unique.  The Voluntary Benefits Solutions product has several attractive features:  pre-packaged plans and rates, low participation requirements, guaranteed issue amounts on all products, and easy installation. OneAmerica® small business solutions prove to be a valuable tool for businesses while providing employees with suitable protection from life’s unexpected events. Offering streamlined implementation with simplified enrollment, these options can enhance a benefits package without increasing the budget.

un̊ům̊  – A strong foundation – Leadership, focus and financial strength to protect what matters most. With more than 165 years of employee-benefits focus and expertise, Unum has the financial strength to bring innovative solutions and unsurpassed service to your business.  Unum offers Group Life, STD, LTD and Dental plans.

PrincipalPrincipal helps companies around the world build, protect and advance their well being with their group life, dental, disability, vision and critical illness management expertise. For the 2nd year in a row, Principal earned the 2018 Military Friendly Employer designation by Victory Media.