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Zurich Insurance to Add 150 Jobs in Chicago

Zurich Insurance plans to add 150 jobs to its workforce in Chicago. Zurich is a commercial property-casualty insurance provider that already has 350 employees in the city. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the additional jobs Monday. In a statement, Emanuel …

Texas Officers Face Harder Line on Drunken Driving

Changes to state policy are making it harder for Texas police officers convicted of drunken driving to stay on the job. The Dallas Morning News reports that the state Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education revised its policy …

Facing Flood, Oldest Thai Factory Park Evacuated

Bangkok breathed easier Monday as barriers protecting the capital from Thailand’s worst flooding in decades held firm, but authorities ordered a new evacuation in an industrial park north of the city, as the disaster’s economic impact worsened. Authorities ordered the …

Okla. Workplace Deaths up in 2010, As Jobs Added

Oklahoma workplace deaths rose 11 percent last year, but the increase was likely caused by people returning to work following the steep economic downturn of the year before, a federal official said. There were 91 work-related deaths in Oklahoma in …

Progressive to Fill 130 Jobs in Tampa, Florida

Progressive Insurance Company plans to fill 130 positions in sales, service, and claims at its Riverview contact center in Tampa Bay, Fl., by the end of December 2011. Phone representatives will sell policies, answer customer questions, or help customers file …

2,100 Jobs Lost in Insurance Industry in August

The latest U.S. jobs data show the insurance industry lost 2,100 jobs overall in August. The industry employs some 2,211,000 workers according to the latest numbers. The Insurance Information Institute reported that most of the sub-sectors had gained some jobs …

CNA Opens New Western Service Center in Denver

CNA has opened its new Western Service Center in Colorado, located in Littleton’s Lone Tree community. The service center expands CNA’s Worldwide Operation, Claim and Underwriting support operations, with approximately 300 new positions and career path options expected in the …