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EPIC Recognized as Fastest Growing Employee Benefits Broker by Business Insurance Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has received top rankings from Business Insurance Magazine in its 2015 Broker Supplement in three categories.

Manufacturing Impact Recognized by State and Local Officials

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a visit to Altec, Inc. in Osceola, Iowa last month, Governor Terry Branstad doubled up the perception of positive manufacturing growth throughout Southern Iowa. Quickly following up an agribusiness / manufacturing visit to the community from Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, the feeling in Osceola and surrounding communities is recent manufacturing growth is making a significant impact.

New Restaurant Industry Survey Highlights Staffing Challenges Plaguing Many Foodservice and Hospitality Operations

RICHMOND, Texas, Sept. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Restaurant Owner, an industry leading resource for budding and seasoned independent restaurateurs, recently published an industry survey on the hiring and staffing issues plaguing the foodservice industry today. More than 650 independent restaurant owners responded with the unique situations they are facing in hiring and retaining their staff.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultant Suzannah Gill

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Suzannah Gill has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

EPIC Again Recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ by Local Team Members and the North Bay Business Journal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has again been named a ‘Best Place to Work in the North Bay’ winner by the North Bay Business Journal.

Clarke County Labor Study Reveals Higher Income Potential

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) recently released its ‘Scorecard on Jobs and Compensation Update for 2004 to 2014.’ The report shows, over a the last decade, the average income level for manufacturing jobs in Clarke County consistently outpaced average county compensation levels.

New Study: Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal Will Kill Jobs and Hamper Economy

LANSING, Mich., June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry research organization – has revealed that Michigan’s proposed prevailing wage repeal would eliminate more than 11,000 jobs, $1.7 billion in economic output, $28 million in local and state tax revenue, and will export nearly $700 million in construction investments out of state every year.

MCT Trading Named to Best Places to Work List for the Fourth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) has named the company to its annual Best Places to Work list for the fourth year in a row.

Goodwill Southern California Names Emilio N. Francisco a Partner of Hope

COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PDC Capital Group, has been named a Partner of Hope by Goodwill Southern California. The Goodwill Partner of Hope program allows generous donors to make regularly scheduled donations that fund education, job-training and job-placement services for individuals with physical or mental disabilities or other difficulties finding a job.

EPIC Launches Private Exchange Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, this week unveiled its next generation private exchange, coined EXP (The EPIC Exchange Platform) in partnership with Atlanta-based Hodges-Mace, LLC.

Target Ship Management to Expand Its Business

MUMBAI, India, June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Target Ship Management India (TSMI), a Human Resources company established in the year 2013, is growing fast with its dedicated employees and is now on a growth path with a pool of talent of seafarers and extended business opportunities for ship owners all over the world; with all kinds of vessels to be a part of the expanding family of TSMI.

EPIC Further Expands National Employer Services Platform – Adds Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announced today the additions of Employee Benefits Consulting professionals Davin Millholland and Rosemary Hughes to its rapidly growing Employer Services Platform (ESP).

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal

MADISON, Wis., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin’s proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.

Health Koncepts, a New Health and Wellness Company Launches, Giving Employers an Enhanced Benefits Portfolio

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Koncepts is proud to announce a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.

Myesha Lamison joins EPIC as Director, Benefits Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Myesha Lamison has joined as Director, Benefits Technology as a part of EPIC’s growing national Employer Services Platform (ESP) team.

EPIC expands Employee Benefits Practice with the acquisition of Executive Financial, Inc. in Southern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Executive Financial, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in executive benefits, life, and disability insurance strategies.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Announces a New Veterans Hiring Initiative with Hire America’s Heroes

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America’s Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Expansion Generates 50 Local Jobs

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the company’s expansion in Honolulu. TriWest partners with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering the VA Patient-Centered Community Care Program (VAPC3) and the Veterans Choice Card benefit.

Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by Society for Human Resources Management

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR(R), SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

EPIC adds Christopher R. Mitchell as Senior Vice President Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher R. (Chris) Mitchell has joined the firm as senior vice president of sales in the firm’s Northern California Bay Area Property and Casualty Insurance Division.

Chartwell Staffing Solutions Grows to 39 Locations Across the U.S.

LANCASTER, Pa., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In mid-March 2015, Chartwell Staffing Solutions saw an opportunity and transformed itself into one of the top ten privately owned staffing agencies in the U.S. as well as into the largest staffing agency in Pennsylvania. Almost overnight, Chartwell grew from nine to 39 locations.

New Non-Profit ShowMe50 Offers Tools to Level the Playing Field at S&P 500 Corporations

ATLANTA, Ga., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aligned with international calls for gender equality, a new non-profit has been created to help U.S. employees at S and P 500 companies reach the goal of 50 percent women in senior leadership positions. ShowMe50(TM) provides pragmatic tools individuals can use to identify and challenge gender bias inside their companies.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC Capital Group CEO, Announces Priority Hiring for Military Veterans

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.

Millennium Administrators Exceeds North Pocono School Districts Healthcare Cost Savings Expectations

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Administrators, a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.

AccuSure Shows Businesses How to Save Money by Doing Something They Are Legally Required to Do, Anyway

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AccuSure today announced that is willing to help any business learn how to comply with one of the most important but overlooked mandates from OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration). Most businesses are required by law to publish a summary of their OSHA 300 log from 02/01 – 04/30 annually.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Doubles Worksite Sales

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. ‘Double in just one year! For us, that’s huge,’ says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Employee Benefits Consultants Joe Salome and Barbara Scales

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Joe Salome and Barbara Scales have joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting team in Atlanta.

TimeForge exhibits ground-breaking comprehensive retail labor management platform utilizing business intelligence and beacon technologies at NRF 2015 tradeshow

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TimeForge is presenting its vision for a comprehensive retail labor management platform, which will be showcased at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2015 trade show. The TimeForge product line highlights a range of innovative solutions suited for every retail environment, from the retail store front to the back of a restaurant kitchen.

EPIC adds Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney to National Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco.

Employers with 1099 Contractors Can Learn to Prepare for Workers Comp Claims

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are all looking to operate as lean as possible and many employers turn to 1099 employees to reduce tax and insurance burden, says Jamie Reid, CEO of AccuSure. But a big question remains: if they file a work comp claim, would it be covered? Can the insurance company charge premium on a work comp audit? These are important for employers to know.