What Businesses Does the Fair Labor Standards Act Cover?

My posts during the past two weeks have been about the proposed new salary standard for the administrative and executive exemptions from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the issuance of an Administrator’s Interpretation by the federal agency responsible for enforcing the FLSA of what is required for a worker to be properly […]

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Avoiding the Payment of Overtime is About to Get Much More Expensive

In a blog post this past March about which employees must be paid overtime for working more that 40 hours in any one work week, I mentioned that President Obama had directed the U.S. Department of Labor (the “USDOL”) to review the exemptions from the overtime pay requirement and that most knowledgeable commentators expected the minimum […]

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Georgia Legislature Creates Need for New Personal Lines Coverage

The 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly tackled several insurance related issues.  For a complete rundown on what the General Assembly did and did not do this year, click here for the Capitol Report from Gould Hagler, the lobbyist for IIAG.  The General Assembly’s handling of perhaps the most high-profile insurance issue resulted in creating a need […]

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Cyber Liability Insurance – A Great Opportunity For Agents

Two major events last week made clear the dangers faced by any business that stores important personal information about its customers, as well as its own employees, on a computer system.  Late last week Anthem Insurance disclosed that its computer system had been hacked and the names, addresses, birth dates, social security numbers, and other information of […]

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Georgia’s YAC – Another Great Year

Last week, I took the time to listen to a webinar involving Georgia’s Young Agents Committee.  The Immediate Past Chair, Kelli Dean, the Chair, Jarrett Bridges, the Vice Chair, Robbie Moore, and the Secretary-Treasurer, Jimbo Floyd, participated in the webinar, which was broadcast nationwide by the IIABA.  They described all the activities of Georgia’s YAC during 2014 […]

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