DOL Issues New Proposal on Overtime Exemptions

OVERVIEWOn March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued aproposed rule that would change the salary thresholds for certainexempt employees. Under the proposal, the minimum salary level for the “white collar”overtime exemptions would increase from $455 to $679 per week($35,308 per year). This amount is significantly lower than the $913minimum weekly salary level […]

BMB Announces the Hiring of Sean P. Kenny as Senior Vice President

For Release 1000 2019 January 23 BMB Announces the Hiring of Sean P. Kenny, as SVP, responsible for Production and Management of Acquisitions. “We have a long history with Sean and are excited for the opportunity to leverage his insurance knowledge, network, and management experience to serve a critical role within BMB going forward”, said […]

Struggling with Drugs or Alcohol?

Our confidential EAP can help If you recognize that you have a problem with using drugs or alcohol, you have already completed the most important step on your road to recovery. Attempting to do your job well while dealing with your problem is very difficult—but you’re not alone. Of those over age 18 abusing drugs […]

Preventing Hearing Loss

Can you hear as well as you used to? Many workers complain they cannot, and statistics show that they are right. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common occupational diseases, and is the second-most self-reported occupational illness or injury. Many workers are often exposed […]