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Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules

BLOCKED! Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules With Last-Minute Ruling Rules Will Not Take Effect On December 1; Future Thereafter Uncertain On November 22, 2016, District Court Judge Mazzant blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL’s) overtime rule from taking effect on December 1. The fate of the overtime rules is

The Results are in – 2016 Cost of Doing Business Survey

  The Results Are In!! The 2016 Northeast Equipment Dealers Association Cost of Doing Business Survey (CODB) has been compiled Thanks to the many members who participated in our survey this year, the report continues to take on new significance in assisting dealers to: Compare their financial performance to that

Mandatory Federal Posting Change

MANDATORY FEDERAL POSTING CHANGE Effective August 1, 2016 Effective August 1, 2016, employers must post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) postings. (See below for changes) 2016 has been a year of ever-changing federal and state posting laws. With the recent mandatory federal change

Display OSHA injury form February 1 to April 30

Display OSHA injury form February 1 to April 30 State and Federal OSHA regulations require that employers with 11 or more employees at any time in 2015 must post the Annual Summary of Injuries and Illnesses from February 1, 2016 to April 30, 2016. This form lists summary data for

Risk Management: A Peek Inside Your Company Culture

Risk Management: A Peek Inside Your Company Culture Risk management is often thought of as something to do, but just as importantly, it’s also something to believe. It’s a state of mind that, when shared by everyone in an organization, can enrich the company culture and become a valuable asset

Pennsylvania Dealers Form Task Force To Address Tech Training

Pennsylvania Dealers Form Task Force To Address Tech Training The goal of the group is to teach high school students the specific skills needed to maintain farm equipment that is becoming more and more high tech. Read more

Distracted Driving Continues To Be Much More Than Just “A Problem”

DISTRACTED DRIVING CONTINUES TO BE MUCH MORE THAN JUST “A PROBLEM” Not only is distracted driving still a serious problem, it is an epidemic. With each new mobile device introduced, the potential for behind-the-wheel distractions increase and so does a business’s exposure to risk. Federated Insurance is very concerned about

Your health insurance company may ask for your Social Security Number

Your health insurance company may ask for your Social Security Number Your health insurance company may request that you provide them with the social security numbers for you, your spouse and your children covered by your policy.  This is because the Affordable Care Act requires every provider of minimum essential

All Dealers – ACA Compliance

All Dealers – ACA Compliance Beginning in 2016, the definition of “small employer” for insurance rating and underwriting purposes changes. In general, employers with 51–100 full-time equivalents (FTEs) may now fall into the small employer category, and such groups will be subject to community rating and required to offer essential

Telemedicine

Telemedicine Continuing our overview of TeleMedicine we are pleased to present more detail on our trusted partner AllyHealth. Our platform is specifically designed to save you time and money. We help you accomplish this through superior products and services, close account management and support, and a true desire to deliver

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