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2 Day HR Boot Camp

2 Day HR Boot Camp

WHEN:   June 12-13 , 8:30 am-4:00 pm WHERE: Amplified Insurance Partners 30 Southwest Park Westwood, MA 02090 REGISTER: Click HERE Everything you need to know about Human Resources for all professionals tasked with the HR role. Make sure you have all bases covered from hiring/firing to managing within the...

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Demystifying Term Sheets with the Startup Coalition of Boston

Tomorrow is approaching and you don’t want to miss out! The Startup Coalition of Boston, along with a panel of business professionals, including Amplified Insurance Partner’s Chris Donovan, are hosting a night of Demystifying Term Sheets and Valuations. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn the important factors to...

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Toys for Tots Donation

Toys for Tots Donation

Our team of Rock Stars collected over 50 new unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots donation this season. Thank you all so much for helping spread the magic of Christmas to young children in need.  You all did an outstanding job filling our Toys for Tots box is such...

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Client Appreciation Event

Client Appreciation Event

Last night our Rock Stars held our Client Appreciation Event at the Improv Asylum in Boston. We had a lot of laughs, good food and enjoyed a night out on the town to say thank you to our clients for making our business a success.  

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

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

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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