New federal overtime guidelines under FLSA

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A federal judge in Texas issued an injunction on November 22, 2016, that delays the implementation of this rule. Consult with your legal adviser before making changes in your employment policies. For more information about how employment practices liability insurance can protect your business, see your local independent insurance agent. __ A new federal rule for overtime pay that becomes effective December 1, 2016, may increase an employer’s need for EPLI – employment practices liability insurance.


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Special events: Know why, what, where and who

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From luncheons to extreme sporting events – and everything in between – special events can be excellent ways for nonprofit organizations to raise money and increase visibility. While the extra revenue may be welcome, consider any additional risks. Are the risks being assumed worth the benefits gained?


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Know the background of those
interacting with your clients

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A common denominator for social service organizations is the desire to improve the lives of their clients. No organization wants to be involved in an incident that causes harm to a client. One of the most important steps an organization can take to protect their clients – and the organization – is to implement high-quality pre-employment and pre-volunteer screening procedures.


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Special events may need special insurance attention

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Every weekend the calendar seems to offer a menu of festivals, 5K races and concerts. No matter what the weather, there is something special to do. Some folks plan their leisure time around any number of school, church or community events. If your business or organization is planning a special event, you may be experiencing some of the common worries:


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