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OSHA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2019

OVERVIEW On Jan. 23, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule that increases the maximum penalty amounts the agency may assess against employers that […]
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Insurance – A Noble Task

It’s week two of the fourth annual Insurance Careers Month and I’m on a mission. My hope is that by sharing some insight about the roles and day-to-day environment […]
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10 Cyber Security Resolutions to Reduce Your Data Exposures

Cyber security threats and trends can change year over year as technology continues to advance at alarming speeds. As such, it’s critical for organizations to reassess their data protection […]
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News Brief: The State of the Union Address and the Employee Benefits Market

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, President Donald Trump delivered the 2019 State of the Union Address (SOTU). The SOTU is an annual message delivered by the president to a […]
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The ‘I’ in Insurance Stands for Innovation

February is the 4th annual Insurance Careers Month, and I’m happy to say that some pretty creative people have finally discovered the insurance industry. While we’ve never enjoyed a […]
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MJ Insurance Expands Indianapolis Team with New Client Executive

INDIANAPOLIS – (Jan. 23, 2019) – MJ Insurance, one of the largest privately held insurance agencies in America with more than 50 years of success continues to grow with […]
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Compliance Bulletin: OSHA Announces Penalty Increases for 2019

Overview On Jan. 15, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the maximum penalties for violations of workplace health and safety requirements will increase in 2019. […]
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Compliance Bulletin: 2019 Minimum Wage Rates

OVERVIEW The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour. However, many states have adopted minimum wage rates higher than the federal rate. When the state rate and […]
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Compliance Bulletin: OSHA’s SST-16 Inspection Plan Targets Worksites Based on 2016 Reports

OVERVIEW On Oct. 16, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a “site-specific targeting” (SST) plan that uses employer-submitted data from 2016 to select non-construction worksites for […]
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ACA Compliance Bulletin

OVERVIEW 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 […]
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