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Nov. 19, 2013


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BNY Mellon: Catastrophe bonds soaring
Pittsburgh Business Times
The number of catastrophe bonds outstanding could more than double by the end of 2018, according to a recently report from the Bank of New York Mellon Corp., with the current level of $19 billion soaring to $50 billion. Catastrophe bonds, which are risk-related securities that transfer a specified set of risks associated with hurricanes or earthquakes from an insurer to investors, are growing at their fastest pace in six years, said BNY Mellon.
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OSHA proposes new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries
Claims Journal
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The announcement follows the Bureau of Labor Statistics' release of its annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report, which estimates that three million workers were injured on the job in 2012.
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Some businesses hit hard by flood insurance price hikes
Marco Island Sun Times
The concern for businesses in Southwest Florida, and throughout the nation, is that these higher premiums may affect their ability to open new locations or to remain open in their existing locations. The goal of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 was to phase out subsidized policies and help make the National Flood Insurance Program financially stable. However, the law's implementation is not what many lawmakers had expected.
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How this economic recovery is different
CNBC
The most surprising thing about the continuing lackluster recovery is that people are surprised about the continuing lackluster recovery. In a consumer-based economy, if incomes are not growing, the economy has little chance to expand robustly. As long as unemployment rates remain high, wage gains will be limited and so will economic growth. The relationship between growth and wages is nothing new so why is this recovery different from previous expansions?
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Risk of hiring veterans 'overblown'
USA Today
The way Margaret Plattner sees it, veterans are a good investment for employers. "They've had leadership training, discipline training, they know how to be at work on time, they know how to be responsible," said Plattner.

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6 things managers should not talk about at work
By D. Albert Brannen
Managers have a special role for employers because they are legal agents. What they say, do and know can be attributed to their employer. Depending on the issue, employers can be strictly liable for the conduct of managers.

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The IPCC, climate change and business
Economia
Every five to seven years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases a comprehensive scientific assessment of the Earth's climate. But what do the most recent findings mean for businesses?

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Reputation and crisis management in the digital world
Forbes
In life, and in business, reputation is everything. That said, reputation is very fragile and it only takes one mistake to cause irreparable damage to your company's image. This is especially true in the digital world where radical transparency and high customer expectations reign supreme. Ignoring strong public digital voices isn't an option any more. Companies have to learn to not only communicate effectively in the social media age, but to truly listen to the social chatter and respond in the way that align with both brand and customer expectations.
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Create an effective business continuity plan
Computerworld
Natural and manmade disasters underscore the challenges of seamless disaster recovery in the real world. Having a comprehensive business continuity plan isn't just an IT concern, though. Nothing less than the survival of your company is at stake.
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Will Fed crush emerging markets? The big debate
CNBC
A debate is brewing on Wall Street about emerging markets. On one side are the bears, who say that the Federal Reserve's expected tapering of its quantitative easing program in 2014 will make next year a very difficult one for the emerging markets. On the other side are the bulls, who say that the Fed's effect on the emerging markets has been badly overblow.
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Supply chain sustainability: Too important to be left to procurement staff
CSRwire
The days of organizations being able to draw a line of responsibility around the factory fence or office curtilage are long gone. Responsibility floats up through supply chains and lodges with the brand at the top. But the pressure for sustainability in the supply chain is much more than just reputational risk. There is something more fundamental going on in the world.
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Delivering holiday bonuses? Remember these rules
Workforce Management
As the year draws to a close and the holiday spirit abounds, employers can anticipate reviewing year-end figures to determine who goes on the naughty or nice list. Whether erring on the side of Scrooge or St. Nick, here are a few points on bonuses and gifts that employers should keep in mind.
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