Garlic fries are displayed during a media food tour at Yankee Stadium in New York April 15, 2009. The Yankees first home game at the new Yankee Stadium is scheduled for Thursday. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
New State Law Will Effect Over 65,000 Fast Food Employees
New York on Tuesday became the third and largest major U.S. city to guarantee a measure of scheduling smoothness to fast food workers, whose lives are often disrupted by last-minute changes based on their employers’ manpower needs. Continue reading
In 2017, Family Time Matters To New Fathers
As the Golden State Warriors celebrated their NBA championship under a blizzard of golden confetti, Steph Curry took a victory lap around the court, hoisting not a game ball, but his little girl… Continue reading
According to amNewYork, A New York State labor judge has ruled that three Uber drivers and their “similarly situated” cabbies should be treated as legal employees of the company. Advocates are calling the decision a major win for workers’ rights…
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving Texas-based BNSF Railway Co.
The justices, in a 8-1 ruling, threw out a lower court decision in Montana allowing out-of-state residents to sue there over injuries that occurred anywhere in BNSF’s nationwide network. State courts cannot hear claims against companies when they are not based in the state or the alleged injuries did not occur there, the justices ruled… Continue reading
New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott today announced that a City of Amsterdam employee was sentenced to probation supervision and to pay restitution for defrauding the Workers’ Compensation system and stealing benefits to which he was not entitled.
William Forte, 51, of Coolidge Road, Amsterdam, a seasonal maintenance worker for the city, pleaded guilty Amsterdam City Court to the Workers’ Compensation crime of Attempted Fraudulent Practices. As part of the plea, Forte was sentenced today to three years of probation supervision and to pay $15,000 in restitution. Continue reading
“NYSIF dividends paid to its workers’ compensation safety groups since 1923 … from the NYSIF 100 year anniversary book” September, 2015
Industry trade articles where Adam Friedlander was quoted. As an industry leader, trade reporters and insiders often come to us for quotes or information on industry changes.
Workers’ Comp Insurers Unfazed by TRIA Failure For Now But Expect Quick Fix
At Friedlander Group Inc. in Purchase, New York, which manages safety groups underwritten by the New York State Insurance Fund, Adam Friedlander, president, said currently nothing is happening differently in the marketplace.
“If we didn’t read about the TRIA expiration, we wouldn’t know it happened, based upon the marketplace being business as usual,” he said.
Friedlander said that he has not seen any impact related to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) endorsement that limits the scope of workers’ compensation coverage in case TRIA expires.
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“How to save on workers’ compensation costs” January 13, 2012
“Workers’ Comp Fraud costs $5 Billion” December 25, 2011
“How to $ave Big on Workers’ Compensation” December 15, 2011
“Port Chester Rotary Hosts Workmen’s Comp Lecture” August 3, 2011
“CRM managers stalled payment of claims, ex-employee says” November, 2010
“40% Dividend Payout to United Restaurants of NY” July, 2009
“New Choices Make Restaurant Comp Competitive” August 3, 2009
“Self-Insured Trusts: Paying Your Competitors’ Costs” May, 2008
“Self-Insured Trusts: Paying Your Competitors’ Costs” April 22, 2008
“The Hotel & Motel WC Safety Group declared its first dividend of 25%” February 11, 2008
“Insurance Markets: Work Comp Notes” January 21, 2008
“WCB Rate Adequacy Review: A Step in the Right Direction” January 29, 2007
“Friedlander Group Declares 35 Percent Dividend for Retail Safety Group” November 28, 2006
“N.Y. workers’ comp trusts: rising prices and broker concerns” November 20, 2006
“NY Restaurant WC Safety Group Paid 40% Dividend” July 17, 2006
“NY Restaurant WC Safety Group Pays 40% Dividend” June 22, 2006
“Trusts vs. Safety Groups” January 30, 2006
“Friedlander’s NY United Restaurants’ Safety Group pays 40% Dividend” June 7, 2005
“Insuring Success. Firm’s clients do well by doing good”. May 23, 2005
“Friedlander Group makes top 100 brokers in the nation according to the Insurance Journal” May 9, 2005
“Publishers Notebook” February 2, 2004
“NYSIF Declares 32.5% Dividend For Retail Safety Group” January 14, 2002
“Business Owners Should Match Promised Cost Savings Against Unanticipated Risk” November 4, 2000
“NYSIF Awards 45% Discount to Members of United Restaurants Workers’ Comp Safety Group ” June 3, 2000
“January 22, 2000 Insurance Advocate ‘Agency in Focus’ article.” January 22, 2000
“Restaurants Feast on Work Comp Competition” February 13, 1999
“W.C.Safety Groups In New York Seen As Safer, More Beneficial Than Self-Insured Trusts” February 13, 1999
“Friedlander Group Reports 52.5% Dividend By State Fund to Members of Restaurant Saftey Group” June 6, 1998
“A word about 50 under 50” August 25, 1997
“Friedlander Group finds niche in offering insurance ‘solutions’ July 7, 1997
“Friedlander Reduces Workers’ Compensation Costs For Metro Restaurants”
“Friedlander Helps Brokers Shine”