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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

MN Hands-free Cell Phone Law: 5 Things You Should Know

On Aug. 1, 2019, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will begin enforcing its new hands-free while driving cell phone law. The law is intended to combat the distracted driving epidemic and the increasing rate of related accidents.

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IRS Expands Preventive Care for HDHPs to Include Chronic Conditions

On July 17, 2019, the IRS released Notice 2019-45 to add care for a range of chronic conditions to the list of preventive care benefits that can be provided by a high deductible health plan (HDHP) without a deductible.

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Minnesota Employers Face New Wage Theft Law July 1

Minnesota employers should be preparing to comply with the state’s new Wage Theft Law by Aug. 1, 2019. The law, which goes into effect July 1, 2019, will require employers take on additional responsibilities related to personnel record-keeping and written notices.

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IRS Announces HSA/HDHP Limits for 2020

On May 28, 2019, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2019-25 to announce the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2020.

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Fees (PCORI Fees) due July 31, 2019

May 24, 2019 – This is a reminder your 2018 PCORI fee is due July 31, 2019.

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Department of Labor Issues New Proposal on Overtime Exemptions

On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would change the salary thresholds for certain exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rules.

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NEWS

North Risk Partners Acquires Commercial Exchange Corporation

North Risk Partners has acquired Commercial Exchange Corporation (CEC), a 65-year-old agency with locations in Freeport and Melrose. The deal, effective Feb. 1, grows North…

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North Risk Partners Acquires Roth Insurance in Annandale

St. Paul, Minn. (Oct. 3, 2016) – North Risk Partners, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Minnesota, has acquired Roth Insurance Agency, a…

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North Risk Partners Acquires Corneil-Elkjer Agency in Willmar

St. Paul, Minn. – North Risk Partners, one of the largest independent insurance agencies in Minnesota, has acquired Corneil-Elkjer Agency, a tradition-rich, 74-year-old agency based in…

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North Risk Partners Helps Rebuild Madelia

St. Paul, Minn. (July 8, 2016) – North Risk Partners recently donated over $5,000 to Madelia Strong, a nonprofit created to help the businesses of…

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