Four Steps to Workplace Wellness

Four Steps to Workplace Wellness

We have seen study after study confirm the belief that healthy employees are happy employees. They perform better at work and they have deeper connections with the people around them. We all know healthy employees outperform unhealthy employees. The next concern is how we encourage all of our employees to maintain healthy lifestyles. More and …

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Ollis/Akers/Arney Press Release

Ann McDowell Appointed as New Board Member for Ollis/Akers/Arney

Ollis/Akers/Arney is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann McDowell as its newest Board of Directors Member effective December 12, 2017. McDowell comes to Ollis/Akers/Arney with a wealth of knowledge and an extensive background in management, marketing and community service. She brings more than three decades of experience to the organization including roles with Silver …

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Happy Holidays from Ollis/Akers/Arney

Hoping for a Happy Holiday

It seems like every November, media outlets across the country turn their attention to the plight of young retail workers forced to slave away during holidays. They talk about the rush of people flying through malls and outlets looking for their perfect gifts, and the best worst day of the year: Black Friday. So much …

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Deciphering Insurance

Deciphering Insurance: The Impact of Legislation on Your Business

Changes in legislation and economic ability make it increasingly difficult for business owners to make insurance and benefits decisions. The changes pushed through in the past several years, while some might say were well-intentioned, have severely increased the costs many businesses are obligated to pay for employee benefits packages. Though, it’s not just the past changes …

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Overtime Payment Rules

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime wage payment qualifications for the “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule increases the salary an employee must be paid in order to qualify for a white collar exemption. The required salary level is increased to $47,476 per year …

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Going Green at Work and at Home

Many people have taken the earth’s resources for granted, and it continues to become apparent that we need to change how we live to conserve our planet for future generations. Turn Off the Lights Turn off the lights if you plan to leave a room for more than 15 minutes. Install motion sensors or timers …

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