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for the week of Jun 6

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Retention Roadblocks: ‘Concerning’ Disconnect Fuels Employee Turnover
Retention Roadblocks: ‘Concerning’ Disconnect Fuels Employee Turnover
As employees continue to make plans to switch jobs, employers aren’t on the same page when it comes to their reasons for leaving, workplace quality and more, according to The Hartford. Learn More

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DOL Begins New Independent Contractor Rulemaking Process
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it plans to begin the rulemaking process to determine employee or independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Learn More
Court Upholds $5.2 Million Settlement to Passenger Who Caught STD in Car
Court Upholds $5.2 Million Settlement to Passenger Who Caught STD in Car
Geico is still contesting whether the claim is covered in federal court and the outcome will determine whether the company has to pay the settlement. Learn More
Long to Retire as Liberty Mutual Chief, Sweeney Named Successor
Long to Retire as Liberty Mutual Chief, Sweeney Named Successor
David Long has worked for the Boston-based insurer for 37 years, becoming president in 2010, CEO in 2011 and chairman in 2013. He will retire at the end of the year. Learn More
Compensable Time: When Do You Need to Pay a Non-Exempt Employee?
Compensable Time: When Do You Need to Pay a Non-Exempt Employee?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes many exemptions, the most common of which are executive, administrative, professional, computer and outside sales employees. Learn More
The New Next: Meet Young Agent Courtney Squier
"The way I was raised, if you want to succeed, you have to work hard every day," says independent agent Courtney Squier. "Millennials were raised to change the world and be independent." Learn More
The New Next: Meet Young Agent Reuben Hall
"We see young people changing jobs often, but it’s not that we don’t like who we’re working for—it’s just that we’re not interested in waiting 10 years to grow in the company," says independent agent Reuben Hall. "People want to know that you believe in them and want them to succeed." Learn More
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ACT Tech Summit Is Back in Person
Join ACT as it gets the band back together in Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 2. Learn More
Invest Awards 5 Academic Scholarships
The financial and insurance literacy program is key to attracting young talent to insurance industry. Learn More
Your Membership Resources Webinar: June 14
Are you making the most of your membership? Learn more about the full suite of marketing resources from Trusted Choice®. Learn More
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