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[Webinar]
OSHA Compliance

Feb. 21, 2018 – During this webinar, attendees will learn new and complex OSHA standards; best practices... READ MORE >

FEATURED UPDATE

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... READ MORE >

FEATURED NEWS

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

North Risk Partners merged with Midwest United Insurance Services, located in Marshall, Minnesota… READ MORE >

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EVENTS

Employee Management: Difficult Conversations, Effective Discipline, and Proper Documentation

May 2015 webinar presented by Mike Bourgon and Michelle Super of Synergy Human Resources. > View Recording         > Download Slides

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Worksite Wellness Programs of the Past, Present and Future

April 2015 webinar presented by Jessie Sandoval of JS Wellness, LLC. Topics Include: The evolution of worksite wellness Current trends Best practices moving forward >…

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How to Survive a Department of Transportation (DOT) Audit

March 2015 webinar presented by Tom Deutsch of Integrated Loss Control, Inc. > View Recording         > Download Slides

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Get Ready, Get Set, Report – Part 1

February 2015 webinar presented by Darcy Hitesman. Overview of reporting requirements under Sections 6055 and 6056 completed through IRS Forms 1094 and 1095. Do you…

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Employee Relations Legal Update: Payroll Practices, Harassment, the ADA and Terminations

January 2015 webinar presented by Synergy Human Resources > View Recording         > Download Slides Handouts > FLSA

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UPDATES

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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$6,900 Re-established as 2018 HSA Contribution Limit for Certain Individuals

April 27, 2018 – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has re-established $6,900 as the 2018 health savings account (HSA) contribution limit for individuals with family…

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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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