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EVENTS

[Webinar] 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

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees

This is a reminder that your 2015 PCORI fee is due July 31, 2016. What is a PCORI fee? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created…

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DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule

This morning, the Department of Labor announced its long-awaited final regulations, which are poised to greatly expand the number of employees who are eligible for overtime…

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IRS Announces 2017 HSA Limits and Maximums

On April 28, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2016-28 that provides the 2017 inflation adjusted amounts for HSAs. The IRS 2017…

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OSHA Updates Eye & Face Protection Standard

A final ruling issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updates requirements for the protection of general industry and construction workers against workplace…

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Health & Human Services Launches HIPAA Audit Program

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the launch of the second phase of its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) audit…

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U.S. Department of Labor Submits Final Overtime Rule

After completing its review of nearly 300,000 comments, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has submitted its final overtime rule to the Office of Management…

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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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