Entries by Fred Gaffney

Final Disability Claims Regulations Effective April 1

From ChamberChoice In Jan. 2017, it was reported that the Department of Labor (DOL) published final regulations governing the ERISA claims and appeals process that will apply to all claims for disability benefits. The effective date of the rule has been delayed from Jan. 1, 2018 to April 1, 2018. These regulations mirror amendments to the claims procedures for […]

Governor Wolf Launches PA Business One-Stop Shop to Support Pennsylvania Entrepreneurship

From the Governor’s Office On Feb. 7, Governor Tom Wolf launched the new PA Business One-Stop Shop to serve as a sole source to guide entrepreneurs and small businesses through all stages of development, from planning and startup to operation and expansion. “I know first-hand how difficult it can be as a business owner to […]

Member News – February 14, 2018

Member News Thrivent Financial is collecting items for the Ronald McDonald House of Danville this month from Feb. 1-21. Thrivent will have a collection box at its office located at 417 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, and is collecting small snack items and beverages such as K-cups, juice boxes, and individually-wrapped snack items like granola bars, […]

Regulatory Reform Bills Advance in House and Senate

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last week, regulatory reform legislation supported by the PA Chamber was considered in both the House and Senate.  The Senate adopted S.R. 226, which aims to help ensure the state is progressing toward a well-functioning and predictable regulatory and permitting program. The resolution requires an independent review of […]