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John Unick joins Bolton & Company

MARCH 2014: John Unick has joined Bolton & Company as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Equine and Special Risk Division.

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Ken Turknette Installed as President of IIABCal

FEBRUARY 2014: Executive Vice President Ken Turknette, ARM was installed as President of IIABCal at their Annual Meeting & Installation Luncheon on February 5, 2014, in Pasadena, CA...

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Matt Paletz joins Bolton & Company

JANUARY 2014: Matt Paletz has joined Bolton & Company as Assistant Vice President in the Employee Benefits division.

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R.C. Schrader joins Bolton & Company

JANUARY 2014: R.C. Schrader has joined Bolton & Company as Vice President, Managing Director, Latino Practice Group.

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Industry News

Bolton to Sponsor Five Acres' Golf Classic 9/27/14 - Bolton will once again be the title sponsor for Five Acres' Annual Golf Classic on September 27, 2014 at Annandale Golf Club. Bolton's Brad Reaume sits on Five Acres' Board of Directors as the Board Secretary / Vice Chair Board Affairs, which supports more than 7000 children & families in LA County.


The Bolton Perspective, July 2014 - July 2014 edition of the Bolton Perspective newsletter

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Bolton Race Fans Attend First Stage of $1M "Bolton Challenge" at Los Alamitos - Mike Morey, John Unick, Julie Bowman, Barbara Doerning, Steve Brockmeyer, and guests represented Bolton in the winner's circle for the first stage of the $1M "Bolton Challenge" at the Los Alamitos Derby on July 5, 2014. Derby winner Shared Belief is now eligible for the $1M bonus if he can win the TVG Pacific Classic Aug. 24 at Del Mar, and the Breeder's Cup Classic Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. See Related Link for more info & Read More for photo.

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BAN Legal Alert: Supreme Court Sides with Employers & Not Administration in Hobby Lobby Decision - June 30, 2014: In a 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. the United States Supreme Court ruled that the federal government erred in requiring for-profit, faith-based employers to pay for certain forms of birth control that contradicted their religious beliefs...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
BAN Webinar: FMLA August 20, 2014 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, TBD.

Disaster Preparedness and Business Continuity September 2014 — Date & Location TBD, REGISTRATION REQUIRED, TBD

BAN Webinar: Health & Welfare Plan Reporting Requirements September 17, 2014 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. This webinar reviews reporting requirements applicable to health & welfare benefit plans, including Form 5500 reporting, Form 8928 reporting, & the new employer & provider reporting requirements effective in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, TBD.

Ergonomics Seminar October 2014 — Date & Location TBD, REGISTRATION REQUIRED, TBD

BAN Webinar: ACA & Its Impact on the Payroll/HR Practitioner October 15, 2014 — Presented by our partner, Benefit Advisors Network. This webinar moves the audience from the theoretical to the practical implications of the ACA & its impact on employers. This is not a compliance session but rather a tactical review of things an employer must do to navigate through this new marketplace. (i.e HR technology, reporting, data sharing, time worked analysis.. etc). REGISTRATION REQUIRED, TBD.

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