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February 28, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Labor Department has issued a promised policy statement that says it will not hold companies responsible for the safety of telecommuting employees' home offices. "Family-friendly, flexible and fair work arrangements, including telecommuting, can benefit individual employees and their families, employers and society as a whole," said the written directive, sent to regional offices Friday by the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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February 28, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Labor Department has issued a promised policy statement that says it will not hold companies responsible for the safety of telecommuting employees' home offices. "Family-friendly, flexible and fair work arrangements, including telecommuting, can benefit individual employees and their families, employers and society as a whole," said the written directive, sent to regional offices Friday by the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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December 31, 1999 | TED HAMPTON, BLOOMBERG NEWS
Insurer American International Group Inc., the largest U.S. insurer by market value, sued Cigna Corp. and a former unit, claiming they broke California law by establishing a separate division to limit losses from pollution and asbestos claims. The unit, Insurance Company of North America, or INA, was sold by Cigna to Ace Ltd., a Bermuda-based insurer, in July for $3.45 billion. INA had transferred its policies into Century Indemnity Co., a part of the Brandywine Holdings Corp.
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December 31, 1999 | TED HAMPTON, BLOOMBERG NEWS
Insurer American International Group Inc., the largest U.S. insurer by market value, sued Cigna Corp. and a former unit, claiming they broke California law by establishing a separate division to limit losses from pollution and asbestos claims. The unit, Insurance Company of North America, or INA, was sold by Cigna to Ace Ltd., a Bermuda-based insurer, in July for $3.45 billion. INA had transferred its policies into Century Indemnity Co., a part of the Brandywine Holdings Corp.
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