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Agent Headlines: March 2018

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March 27, 2018
10:25 AM

Producers impacted by the fiduciary rule received a reprieve thanks to a recent federal appeals court ruling.

March 27, 2018
10:05 AM
Access Insurance Company policyholders have two weeks to find new insurance with a different company.
March 27, 2018
9:45 AM

Congress just bought itself four more months to address the future of the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Meanwhile, FEMA announced the next round of program changes.

March 27, 2018
9:40 AM

Congress just bought itself four more months to address the future of the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Meanwhile, FEMA announced the next round of program changes.

March 22, 2018
11:15 AM

Residual Market rates may dip mid-year thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau just filed proposed cuts.

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March 21, 2018
1:00 PM

The state Senate this week confirmed Jessica Altman, who has been serving as acting commissioner since late last summer.

March 21, 2018
12:00 PM

Leverage the Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s efforts to advance and improve the private flood insurance market by requesting inclusion in their online consumer resources.

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March 21, 2018
11:25 AM

Learn how to hold premium funds and agency operating funds properly in a common bank account and how to retain interest on the funds you invest. 

March 21, 2018
10:40 AM

Compare your agency to the nation’s top-performing agencies. The Best Practices Study offers insight into a range of data, including producer success rates and compensation structures.

March 14, 2018
1:50 PM

A new study suggests widespread flood risk, as the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program faces a March 23 reauthorization deadline.

March 14, 2018
11:40 AM

Stay compliant with federal employment laws or chance higher civil penalties. Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act are among those with increased penalties.

March 14, 2018
10:45 AM

Agencies that “share” employees (think: a cluster or a partner with whom they formed another entity) are in the middle of a liability tug of war … again. The National Labor Relations Board overturned its joint employer criteria last month.

March 8, 2018
8:40 AM

Many members received a non-compliance email this week from the NY Dept. of Financial Services. If you hold a license in New York, are you next?

March 7, 2018
2:15 PM

Young agents: Save the date for the third annual Futures Conference, Sept. 25-26 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford, PA.

March 7, 2018
2:15 PM
The latest carrier to request a meeting with our staff was Hospitality Insurance, a New England-based carrier with a specialization in liquor liability coverage.
March 7, 2018
2:10 PM
If you rely on E-Verify to store employees’ Form I-9s, take note of the federal government’s annual March 31 purge of records.