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Wage Theft Prevention Act

Wage Theft Prevention Act

A bill moving through the House of Representatives has caught some attention from wary employers.   The “Wage Theft Prevention Act” or H.R. 3303 is described as a measure to ensure that employers do not prolong Wage and Hour investigations with the hope that a statute of limitations would expire on employee claims.  As most employers […]

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Public Adjuster Suits

Public Adjuster Suits

Two lawsuits have been filed seeking declarations that certain provisions of the public adjuster law are unconstitutional.  One suit was filed in Leon County on behalf of Fredrick W. Kortum, Jr. and one was brought in Miami-Dade County on behalf of three adjusting firms.  The lawsuits challenge subsection 626.854(6) and subparagraph 626.854(11)(b)(2), Florida Statutes.  The […]

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Congressional Proposal Would Create Federal Insurance Office

Congressional Proposal Would Create Federal Insurance Office

United States Representative Paul Kanjorski of Pennsylvania has released a discussion draft of a strike-all amendment to H.R. 2609 that would create the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) as an office in the United States Department of the Treasury.  Kanjorski’s amendment would be referred to as the Federal Insurance Office Act of 2009 and would set […]

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