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Telamon Insurance Network Supports the League School of Greater Boston

Congrats to Telamon Insurance Network’s Greg Susco for being presented the Vetstein Award at the Night of Champions event that was held earlier this month! Over 200 guests supported this event put on by the League School of Greater Boston and more than $131,000 was raised to support social, educational, and...

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Customer Appreciation Event: 12/6/17

As a small token of our appreciation for our customer loyalty to Telamon, we are hosting a select group of clients for a special event on December 6th in Boston. Telamon Invitation

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POSTPONED 12/1/16 EXEMPT OVERTIME INCREASE – WHAT NEXT?

As you are probably aware, a federal district court judge issued a nationwide “preliminary” injunction halting implementation of most of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime rule. Therefore, employers are required by the Fair Labor Standards Act to compensate executive, administrative and professional exempt employees at a...

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Minimum Wage Increases in 2017

17 States Will Increase Minimum Wage effective January 1, 2017, including Massachusetts The following are the minimum wage increases by state for your reference.  If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Brenner at Lbrenner@telamonins.com. State Hourly Minimum Wage Effective Date Alaska  $9.80 January 1, 2017 Arizona  $10.00 January...

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The Revised I-9 Form is Here!!

The long awaited, revised I-9 Form is now available!  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of the I-9 Form yesterday. Generally, employers and every paid employee must complete an I-9 Form within 3 days of the employee’s start date, and, in doing so, the employee...

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12/1/16 is Coming Soon…The Exempt Salary Level is Increasing on This Day

As a reminder.. Effective December 1, 2016, exempt employees will need to be compensated at $47,476 annually which is equal to $913 per week (in addition to meeting the FLSA’s “Exempt Duties” Test). This sets the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of earnings of full-time salaried workers...

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Medicare Part D Notice

Federal law requires all employers that offer group health coverage including any outpatient prescription drug benefits to provide an annual Medicare Part D Notice to plan participants, who are or may become eligible for Medicare in the next year. Participants include covered employees and retirees (and spouses) and COBRA...

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New I-9 Form Update

The newest version of the I-9 Form will be made available by Nov. 22, 2016 according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Employers may continue using the current version of Form I-9 with a revision date of 03/08/2013 until Jan. 21, 2017. After Jan. 21, all previous...

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EEO-1 Reminder

The federal EEO-1 report must be filed no later than September 30, 2016. The EEO-1 Report is a compliance survey mandated by federal statute and regulations. The survey requires company employment data to be categorized by race/ethnicity, gender and EEOC designated job categories. Those employers with 100 or more...

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Massachusetts adds veteran status as a protected class

Massachusetts has added veteran status as a protected class under the state’s antidiscrimination law. (NOTE: For purposes of leave, a veteran is any person with an honorable discharge who served in any branch of the U.S. military or who served full-time in the National Guard under certain conditions. Any...

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