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Bolton Foundation Donates More Than $22k in Grants to Nonprofits in Pasadena

OCTOBER 2015: The Bolton Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Pasadena-based insurance broker Bolton & Company, announced Thursday that it has awarded $22,500 in grants to 13 local nonprofit organizations that have proven their dedication to community development, education, youth services and multiculturalism...

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Bolton & Company Joins YMCA of Orange County's Annual Backpack Drive

AUGUST 2015: Bolton recently delivered a large collection of school supplies to the YMCA of Orange County in support of its third annual backpack drive. The contribution benefits a larger, region-wide effort that aims to provide classroom necessities to hundreds of elementary students in need ...

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Bolton Named One of "2015 Best Places to Work" in Los Angeles!

JULY 2015: For the 3rd consecutive year, Bolton & Company has been named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This statewide survey and awards program, conducted by the Los Angeles Business Journal, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Los Angeles County...

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Bolton & Company Opens Orange County Office

JULY 2015: Bolton has opened an office in Orange County, CA, to serve clients...

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Industry News

EEOC Proposes Regulations on GINA and Wellness - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 11/24/15: On October 30, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) regulations. Currently, EEOC's GINA regulations prohibit employers from offering incentives in return for genetic information and bar employers from...

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FMLA Suit Must be Filed Within Two Years of Violation - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 11/23/15: In a recent case, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided that a suit under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") must be filed no later than two years after the date of the last violation. The case was...

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Bolton's John Guthrie Featured in Special Events Blog - John Guthrie, Executive Vice President at Bolton, was featured in the Special Events' Blog for November 19, 2015. John's article discusses "How to Minimize Lifting, Pushing and Pulling Claims in the Event Rental Industry."

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ERISA Does Not Preempt State Law Prohibiting Discretionary Clauses - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 11/19/15: In Fontaine v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., The Seventh Circuit affirmed a U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that Illinois's anti-discretionary clause regulation prohibiting discretionary clauses in insured employee benefits plans offered or issued in Illinois, was outside the range of the preemption power of ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974)...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
BAN Webinar: Year in Review & Future Forecast December 16, 2015 — BAN Webinar: This webinar reviews the major legal and regulatory changes in 2015 affecting employee health and welfare benefit plans, and what to expect in 2016. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: TBD

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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
  • Best Practices Agency by the Independent
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