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April 8, 2020

Did my click bait work?  Trying to get the hang of the mainstream media's ways to drive traffic to THE ROUND UP.  This is totally NOT made up.  Proving that there is no boundaries for overreach, the CDC has recommended various styles of men's facial hair to be complian...

April 3, 2020

Most health plans offer some sort of telemedicine option.  It varies by insurance carrier, but all of the major insurance carriers now offer it and most plans have chosen to provide it.  Blue Cross Blue Shield offers MDLive.  Aetna offers Teledoc.  United Healthcare ha...

April 2, 2020

These are the words insurance agents hate the most.  

Insurance companies . . . well, they would never admit to LOVING these words and let's not accuse anyone of delighting in another's misfortune outside the realm of Twitter and politics.  But, your insurance carrier i...

April 1, 2020

This is no April Fool's Joke.  Governor Greg Abbott has ordered only essential businesses to operate in Texas, something he had previously left to local authorities.  For those of us in large cities, this is nothing new.  We have been living under a similar lockdown fo...

March 30, 2020

Please be advised that today Texas Mutual announced the following in an Agents FAQ:

If a policyholder suspends operations due to COVID-19, but continues paying employees, how will Texas Mutual treat this payroll?

Although not required by manual rules, given the unprecede...

March 30, 2020

You can bet these revisions will be applied throughout Texas soon enough.  If you are performing essential construction services even outside of Dallas County, please review them carefully and consider implementing them at your jobsites.  Might as well start practicing...

March 30, 2020

Congress passed and President Trump has signed a $2 Trillion "Stimulus" Package in response to the government-imposed shut down orders that have brought the US economy to a standstill overnight.   Think of it as a gigantic ventilator for the economy to get through this...

March 27, 2020

Owning the building where you work offers many advantages!  Today, we are taking one of them. We first displayed this flag shortly after September 11, 2001.  COVID-19 is a different kind of "attack," but this is most assuredly a  two-front war: a public health crisis A...

March 26, 2020

The Department of Labor has issued the Employee Rights poster addressing the two Emergency leave laws passed *last week.*  We discussed these two laws and their requirements here.

Please note that since that blog post was issued the effective date of these leave laws ha...

March 25, 2020

In the classic movie Casablanca, the "letters of transit" are the critical plot device ("macguffin" for movie nerds) that drives the narrative.  Everyone is after them.  Rick (Humphery Bogart) has them.  The key question is whether he will use them for his own selfish...

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