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Congratulations to the Inaugural Class of Telamon Leadership Academy!

Congratulations to the Inaugural Class of Telamon Leadership Academy!

This past month we celebrated with Patrick Connelly and Lauren Wiggin as they completed their 3-year participation Telamon Leadership Academy. Their dedication to the organization and their own personal growth was astonishing and we are eager to see how their leadership skills continue to develop their careers and contribute...

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Golfing for Good – Driving for Dollars

Golfing for Good – Driving for Dollars

Each year the winning prizes of the Chubb Charity Challenge Golf Tournament are donated to local charities of the teams choosing. This year, Amplified Insurance Partners- A Telamon Company donated their First Place Prize to The Children’s Center for Communication (CCC) and the Beverly School for the Deaf (BSD)....

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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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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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