Insurance News

  • NY Federal Court Partly Strikes Down FFCRA Leave Regulations August 4, 2020
    In a case brought by the New York attorney general, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has vacated portions of regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • Virginia Adopts Safety and Health Standard for COVID-19 August 3, 2020
    The New Emergency Temporary Standard Requires Job Risk Assessments, Employee Training and Customized Control and Prevention Measures Virginia has adopted an occupational safety and health standard to protect employees within the state from COVID 19. This Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
  • Massachusetts Finalizes Amendments to PFML Regulations August 3, 2020
    On July 24, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave published final amendments to regulations issued under the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program.
  • Remote Verification of Form I-9 Documents Extended to Aug. 19 July 28, 2020
    According to the DHS This Will Be the Final Extension The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the exemption for the physical inspection of Form I 9 documents has been extended to Aug. 19, 2020. 
  • NLRB Changes Rules for Abusive or Offensive Conduct By Employees July 22, 2020
    On July 21, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision that eases the way for employers to discipline or discharge an employee based on abusive or offensive conduct—such as racist or profane remarks—committed while the employee was also engaged in activities that are protected under the National Labor Relations Act.
  • DOL Publishes More Q&As on Employment Laws and Coronavirus July 20, 2020
    On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the agency’s publication of additional questions and answers about the operation of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) in workplace situations involving COVID-19.
  • DOL Revises FMLA Forms, Seeks Input on Regulations July 17, 2020
    The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a Request for Information about federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. The agency has also revised its FMLA notice and certification forms.
  • DOL Issues RFI on Paid Family and Medical Leave July 15, 2020
    In a Request for Information (RFI) issued July 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it is seeking information about the effectiveness of current state- and employer-provided paid leave programs, and how access (or lack of access) to these programs impacts workers and their families.
  • Proposed Rule Would Allow Changes to Certain Grandfathered Plans July 10, 2020
    On July 10, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury issued a proposed rule that would allow grandfathered group health plans to make certain changes to cost-sharing requirements without losing grandfather status.
  • IRS: W-2 Reporting Required for FFCRA Leave Pay July 9, 2020
    Employers are required to report sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on Form W-2, according to guidance from the IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department.

A quality insurance agency is known for the companies with which it is associated. The company we keep is dedicated to providing you the best coverage at the best rates and Glandon Insurance is devoted to saving your business thousands of dollars each year with these comprehensive plans. For over twenty-three years, Glandon Insurance has provided coverage to mid-Atlantic businesses through some of the top providers of health, dental, life and disability insurance. And now we are pleased to offer property and casualty coverage for businesses and individuals.

Glandon Insurance serves Virginia by offering group, individual and family plans from the following companies:

Aetna – Aetna is a national leader of health, dental, life and disability products.

Allied National – Allied National is one of the nation’s oldest and most experienced third party administrators. We strive to be the first choice for self-funded group health benefit products for small and mid-sized employers.

Ameritas – The group division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. has served customers since 1959. Today, Ameritas issues and administers dental, vision, hearing, and student loan repayment plans for more than 7.47 million people and more than 390,000 employer groups nationwide.

Anthem – Part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield family, Anthem is one of the first names in medical and dental coverage.

American General – Providing life, annuity and supplemental health products to individuals and groups.

Assurant – Assurant Health offers a diverse portfolio of products and services to both individuals and groups.

Colonial Life – Offering a broad range of benefit options so you can provide your employees the added financial protection they need while managing your benefit costs.

Companion Life – Companion Life specializes in insurance and voluntary products for businesses of 2 or more.

CIGNA – a global health insurance service company offering health, life, accident, dental insurance and related health services to individuals and businesses.

Delta Dental – Delta Dental strives to promote oral health and make dental coverage affordable for everyone.

Dominion National– Dominion National is a leading provider of dental and vision benefits in the Mid-Atlantic, offering managed care and indemnity programs, claims adjudication, comprehensive plan administration and over 270,000 dentist listings nationally. Among their nearly 850,000 customers are leading health plans, employer groups, municipalities, associations and individuals

Humana – Humana specializes in sound coverage for businesses as well as families and individuals.

National General –  National General Benefit Solutions (NGBS) is focused on providing innovative employee benefits solutions to small-and mid-sized businesses. The National General program simplifies self-funding—giving employers the opportunity to provide quality health care benefits to their employees while lowering their overall cost.

One America  –  A national leader in the insurance and financial services marketplace for 140 years, the companies of OneAmerica help customers build and protect their financial futures. OneAmerica offers a variety of products and services to serve the financial needs of their policyholders and customers, including group life and disability benefit plan products.

Optima Health – Optima Health offers a broad spectrum of innovative products and service solutions designed for employers, employees and their families.

PrincipalPrincipal provides group life, dental, disability, vision and critical illness management expertise.

Starmark – Starmark’s self funded plans offer small to mid-sized companies flexibility, control and value.

United Healthcare – United Healthcare offers a wide selection of flexible individual and group insurance plans for medical, dental, vision and disability.

United Concordia – award-winning service, thoughtfully-designed plans and large, nationwide dentist network offer unmatched value to you and your family.

Unum – Unum specializes in employee benefit plans designed to offer maximum coverage in the event disability, illness or accidents.