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EVENTS

[Webinar] OSHA’s Standard Improvement Process (SIP) Phase IV

Thursday, September 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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[Webinar] DOT Audit Violations

Tuesday, November 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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[Webinar] LGBTQ in the Workplace

Thursday, August 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Cyber Security: The Blind Spot

Thursday, July 18, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This webinar will provide three simple questions to ask of your information security program and the answers you should be working towards.

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Wage Theft Law in Minnesota: What You Need to Know

Get answers to your questions about Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law.

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UPDATES

ACA Remains in Place

On Dec. 14, 2018, a federal judge ruled in Texas v. United States that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid due to the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2019.

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IRS Releases 2019 FSA and TRA Limits

  Nov. 16, 2018 – As of Nov. 15, 2018 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Revenue Procedure 2018-57  This publication states the IRS raised…

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Exemptions Lifted on Operators with Properly Managed Diabetes

Nov. 8, 2018 – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ruled to revise regulations in order to qualify individuals who have properly controlled…

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Final Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting Released

October 18, 2018 – In late Sept. 2018, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) released final 2018 forms and instructions for reporting under Internal Revenue Code…

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DOL Finalizes Rule to Expand Association Health Plans

June 28, 2018 – On June 19, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule that gives small businesses more freedom to join…

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fees (PCORI Fees) due July 31, 2018

June 6, 2018 – This is a reminder your 2017 PCORI fee is due July 31, 2018. What is a PCORI fee? The Affordable Care Act…

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NEWS

North Risk Partners merges with Midwest United in Marshall, Minn.

St. Cloud, Minn. – Effective June 1, 2018, North Risk Partners merged with Midwest United Insurance Services, a seven-person independent insurance agency located in Marshall,…

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Holland & Frank Employee Benefits joins North Risk Partners

Central Minnesota employee benefits leader Holland & Frank joins North Risk Partners – Apollo Insurance in St. Cloud; financial services side of business remains in…

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[Blog] How To Identify and Manage Cold Stress

December 21st, 2017 – As the temperature decreases and wind speed picks up, the potential for cold stress-related illnesses and injuries increases. Thermal cold stress…

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Deml Insurance Agency in Little Falls joins North Risk Partners

Sept. 11, 2017  – North Risk Partners has acquired Deml Insurance Agency located in Little Falls, Minn.  The acquisition, effective Sept. 1, gives Deml clients…

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David Paulson Agency in Wadena joins North Risk Partners

North Risk Partners has acquired David Paulson Agency, an agency located in Wadena, Minn. with roots dating back over 100 years. The deal, effective July…

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Apollo Division and Commercial Exchange Merge Offices in Melrose

June 23, 2017 – North Risk Partners – Apollo Division and North Risk Partners –  Commercial Exchange Corporation (CEC) recently merged offices in Melrose, more than…

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