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[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

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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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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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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