Drugmakers fought hard against California’s groundbreaking drug price transparency law, passed in 2017. Now, state health officials have released their first report on the price hikes those drug companies sought to shield.
Governor Newsom Signs AB 824 to Lower Prescription Drug Costs in First Health Care Bill Signing Event
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the biggest prescription drug price bill of the year, intended to lower prescription drug prices for California consumers by hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
I had a very quick trip to the east coast last week, a two night-er, so, to save on time I allowed myself the luxury of parking *inside* LAX. $40 a night is steep, but, it was worth it to me to save the time on both ends of the trip. I mused to myself when I was about...
Anyone who lives in a fire-prone area knows how quickly wildfires can ruin and even destroy homes and structures. They can cause injuries or death to people and animals and can happen very quickly.
In a recent Hill-HarrisX survey, the data released reveals most people want universal healthcare, but they don’t want to abolish private insurance.
Many people are not truly aware of the dangers of distracted driving today. This article sheds light and offers some startling statistics, which may surprise and even shock you. Approximately 10 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver, and those numbers are growing.
California businesses will soon face new limits in their use of independent contractors under a closely watched proposal signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, a decision praised by organized labor but unlikely to quell a growing debate over the rules and nature of work in the 21st century economy.
Whether Congress will act this year to address the affordability of prescription drugs — a high priority among voters — remains uncertain. But states aren’t waiting.
Brush fires cause billions of dollars worth of damages every year and destroy thousands of homes. If you live in an area that is highly susceptible to brush fires then you are already aware of this danger. The good news is that there are precautionary measures you can take to keep your family and home safe.
We all love seeing the "right thing" happen! My partner, Chris Stickney, and I were exhibiting and speaking at the California Alliance for Child and Family Services conference last week, it was a great week as always! We entered a TV into the raffle for an attendee to...
Buying a new car every year would be a very impractical expense. It would also be cheaper than a year’s worth of health care for a family. Why it matters? The cost-shifting and complexity of health insurance can hide its high cost, which crowds out families’ other needs and depresses workers’ wages.
Attracting top talent in a tight labor market continues to be a struggle for business owners and HR professionals during the continuing economic growth of our country. Once we have a good candidate in the door for an interview it’s important to remember we are not only interviewing them, they are interviewing us! Please join United Agencies for our educational webinar to discuss the new and changing laws around what we can and cannot ask our job applicants.
Join Sarah Prince of United Agencies, as she interviews HR Rockstar Candice Gottlieb-Clark of Dynamic Team Solutions.
Many people ask us, at United Agencies, if they should buy a Personal Umbrella Liability policy. The question, often times, comes across as, “I’m not a millionaire, do I really need a million dollars worth of coverage?” The answer might surprise you.
What is CalSavers? It is a mandatory retirement savings program (like an IRA or 401k) run by the state of California for private-sector (and some non-profit) workers of California.
Join United Agencies Insurance and 2,700 HR professionals at California’s largest HR conference where you’ll be inspired by real stories, learn from experts who understand the nuances you face day-to-day, build meaningful relationships over unique experiences, and be equipped to tackle emerging workplace issues, define your personal & organizational goals, and grow in your HR leadership.
Summer is here. People are out on their power boats, sail boats, jet skis, wave runners, and other types of personal watercraft having fun. But did you know these “water toys” have their own insurance exposures and you should make sure that you are properly covered for all of them.
The California Legislature recently voted to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama’s health care law in the country’s most populous state after it was eliminated by Republicans in Congress. The tax now heads to Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, who proposed a similar plan in January — an indication he will likely approve it. The federal Affordable Care Act required everyone to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the law, ruling the penalty was a tax.
In this episode Sarah interviews HR Rockstar, Sabrina Baker, Founder Acacia HR Solutions, a global HR Solutions and Outsourcing firm. Sabrina makes small businesses think and act like big businesses. Her expertise is in team building and leadership development. She is a writer, speaker and co-founder of HR Disrupt Los Angeles, and is certified in SHRM, CI, and Myers Briggs as a Type Indicator practitioner. View Sarah’s interview with Sabrina now.
There are many factors to consider when deciding to purchase a residential earthquake insurance policy, especially if you want to protect the equity in your home. Choosing to purchase a residential earthquake policy can seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ll make it simple for you. Learn how you can protect your biggest investment. Not sure an earthquake policy is right for you? At United Agencies, we can help you decide if you are at risk, what coverage means for you based on the customized features of your home, and how to select a policy to fit your needs.