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There are countless rules and regulations governing today’s businesses, and many are complex. We'll help you keep current on what affects you.

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EVENTS

[Webinar] Preventing Workplace Conflict: Resolution Methods

Wednesday, May 22, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Workplace conflict happens everywhere and ignoring it can be detrimental.

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[Webinar] Cultural Influence on Your Health and Safety Efforts

Thursday, June 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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UPDATES

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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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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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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