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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

Mock Fatality Investigation: Looking at the Crisis Before it Comes to Your Door

August 23, 2018 – Has your organization had an accident or near-miss situation where you thought, “That was too close” or “This could have ended much…

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Understanding Construction Contractual Risk Transfers

July 12, 2018 – In the event of loss, general contractors, owners or property managers may face unnecessary financial responsibility for losses caused by a…

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Distracted Driving: Preventing Back-Over Incidences

June 21, 2018 – A recent study from the University of Minnesota found that talking on a cell phone while driving impairs one’s ability even more…

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Telecommuting: The Rules, Dos and Don’ts, and a Sample Policy

May 17, 2018 – About 3.9 million U.S. employees, representing 2.9% of the total workforce, work from home at least half of the time. With…

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Best Practices for Recruiting and Hiring

April 2018 • St. Paul, MN – Are you in charge or play a part in the recruiting and hiring processes for your company? If…

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Best Practices for Recruiting and Hiring

April 2018 • Rochester, MN – Are you in charge or play a part in the recruiting and hiring processes for your company? If so,…

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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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