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Bolton Foundation 'Throw Down' raises over $91k for local nonprofits

PASADENA, California - The Bolton Foundation, philanthropic arm of California-based insurance broker Bolton & Company, recently raised more than $91,000 for local nonprofit organizations during its signature "Throw Down" cornhole tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

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Pasadena Chamber of Commerce names Bolton & Company Corporate Citizen of the Year

Pasadena,California - The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce has named Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately-owned insurance brokers, Corporate Citizen of the Year in recognition of its exemplary service to the community...

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Bolton & Company Named Los Angeles Business Journal Corporate Partner of the Year

Pasadena, California - Bolton & Company, one of the nation's largest privately-owned insurance brokers, has been named the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2016 Corporate Partner of the Year.

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Bolton & Company Expands Operations into Torrance, Acquiring Portion of InAssist's Employee Benefits Business

PASADENA, California - Bolton & Company has announced the acquisition of a portion of the corporate employee benefits business of inAssist Health Management Solutions, a provider of customized healthcare technology based in Torrance, California...

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Industry News

Proposed Changes to 5500s - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 7/18/16: The Department of Labor (DOL), the Internal Revenue Service and the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation have proposed revisions to the Form 5500, effective with the 2019 Plan Year. The proposed rule includes a proposal that all group health plans, including small insured and self-funded welfare benefit plans, would need to file the Form 5500, instead of only those with 100 or more participants, as under current regulations...

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Greg Doherty Discusses Insurance Provisions in Written Contracts - In the July 2016 edition of Nutraceuticals World Magazine, Greg Doherty, Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Bolton's Dietary Supplement Practice Group, talks about what to be aware of when signing insurance contracts...

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City of LA Publishes Paid Sick Leave Regulations - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 7/12/16: The City of Los Angeles has published regulations implementing its new minimum wage ordinance, which includes paid sick leave requirements, effective July 1, 2016. Employers with 25 or fewer employees are required to offer paid sick leave effective July 1, 2017...

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New Notices from the EEOC and LA and EEOC Penalties - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 7/11/16: The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has issued answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the recent wellness program regulations and has issued a sample notice employers can use to comply with the regulations. The City of Los Angeles has also issued a poster employers can use to comply with its new sick pay ordinance. The EEOC has also announced...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
BAN Webinar: Communicate Changes in Benefit Plans July 27, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. Communicating changes in benefit plans during open enrollment is a challenge human resources professionals from companies of all sizes are familiar with. Michelle Sherman, Director of ASO and HR Services at Proliant, helps to make this process easier for you and more understandable for your employees. This webinar is HRCI accredited through BAN. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Medical Benefits Exposed- Knowledge You Need Now August 2, 2016 — Benefits Education Workshop Series, presented by Michelle Cammayo, Senior Account Executive, Client Services, Bolton & Company. Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Torrance-South Bay. Please join us for our first Workshop which is designed to broaden your knowledge of healthcare plans, carriers & their renewals. This complimentary presentation is based on years of experience interacting with HR staff, and compiling the most commonly-asked questions, or misunderstood features of medical plans. In this post-healthcare reform market, understanding how your plan works and how to approach cost-containment is knowledge you need now. This course is pending approval for credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Seating is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

BAN Webinar: HDHP, HSA and other Account Based Plans August 17, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. During this webinar, BAN discusses the rules relating to high deductible health plans and their interaction with account-based plans such as FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs. This webinar is HRCI accredited through BAN. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

BAN Webinar: Top 10 Mistakes for HR Audits August 31, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. You will learn common mistakes employers make when conducting an HR audit, how to avoid those pitfalls & how to correct your way if you have fallen into the trap. Questions covered by Human Resources expert Bobbi Kloss include: What is an HR Audit? Is an HR audit necessary? What common mistakes are employers making in an HR audit? How can you avoid these common mistakes? Is it possible to correct the mistakes you have already made? HR pros & organizational leaders in any company will learn best practices for avoiding these Top 10 mistakes. This webinar is HRCI accredited through BAN. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

BAN Webinar: FLSA - Overtime Exemption Rule September 21, 2016 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. What are the new salary overtime rules? How do you implement these new rules in the workplace? How can your organization avoid FLSA overtime liability? The new FLSA overtime regulations are now in effect & everyone from small businesses to large organizations need to understand how they will be impacted. Join FLSA expert & Harvard Law graduate, Steven D. Weatherhead as he discusses the concepts you need to know: Pre-existing overtime rules under FLSA: salary basis & job duties; Changes to rules that go into effect December 2016; Employer strategies for implementing new rules; Overtime myths. This webinar is HRCI accredited through BAN. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Who We Are

Bolton & Company is one of the nation's largest employee-owned insurance brokers, providing clients worldwide with insurance and risk management services, employee benefits and financial products.

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Bolton Facts

  • Headquartered in Pasadena, CA
  • Established in 1931
  • Privately held, ESOP-Owned
  • Licensed in all states
  • 1,300+ clients
  • Insurance Journal - Top 100 Independent
  • Business Insurance - Top 100 Brokers
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