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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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Bolton Receives "Special Service to Children" Award from Five Acres

MARCH 2015: Bolton was presented with Five Acres' 2015 Special Service to Children Award, at their 127th Annual meeting. The award recognized Bolton's high standard of excellence and outstanding achievements in supporting Five Acres and their mission to provide children and families with shelter, healthcare, and compassion.

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Bill Lewis Elected as TechAssure Chairman

FEBRUARY 2015: William Lewis, CPCU, CIC, Executive Vice President of Bolton & Company was recently elected as chairman of TechAssure Association Inc., a consortium of independent insurance agents and brokers who focus on technology-related risks and have demonstrated advanced expertise in managing the technology, life sciences, clean tech industries, as well as the firms that fund them.

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Industry News

Social Security Disability Insurance Fund Will Be Depleted Soon - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 7/28/15: The Social Security Board of Trustees has released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. The Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund will become depleted in 2016, unchanged from last year's...

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DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees Under The FLSA, Not Independent Contractors - Blog post by John Garner, Bolton's Chief Compliance Officer 7/27/15: In Administrator's Interpretation No. 2015-1, the Wage & Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) has stated that under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most workers are employees, not independent contractors. The DOL also says that misclassification of employees as independent contractors is found in an increasing number of...

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California Amends Paid Sick Leave Law - California's Governor Brown has signed legislation clarifying and improving the state's new paid sick leave law. Unfortunately, the amendment was signed the week following the deadline for employers to notify employees of their new rights, which means some employers who want to take advantage of the new rules may need to send new notices and those new notices could be construed as benefit takeaways...

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Greg Doherty Discusses Narrowing of Product Liability Coverage - In the July 2015 edition of Nutraceuticals World Magazine, Greg Doherty, EVP & Managing Director of Bolton's Dietary Supplement Practice Group, cautions about policy provisions that are often buried in the fine print...

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Upcoming Events

Bolton Events
BAN Webinar: FMLA & Employee Benefit Plans September 9, 2015 — BAN Webinar: An overview of FMLA and a closer look at how the FMLA applies to employees enrolled in group health plan coverage at the time of their leave. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: TBD

BAN Webinar: Cafeteria Plan Change in Status Rules October 7, 2015 — BAN Webinar: This webinar reviews the irrevocable election rules governing cafeteria plans & the circumstances under which elections may be changed during the year. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: TBD

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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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
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