House Passes Changes to Overtime Rules

On May 2, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act (also known as H.R. 1180). If approved, H.R. 1180 would authorize private employers to offer compensatory time instead of overtime pay for nonexempt employees who work more than 40 hours per week. H.R. 1180 still needs approval from the Senate and…

Memorial Day Safe Travel Tips

Traditionally, Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of the summer travel season. Unfortunately, it’s also become known as one of the busiest, and deadliest, weekends for travel. Numerous studies show that traffic violations and fatalities increase around Memorial Day. Here are a few tips to make your holiday travel easier, and safer. By Air…

Town of Ocean City Improves the Community Rating System

The Town of Ocean City announced that through efforts of Terry McGean and staff the Community Rating for Ocean City has improved. This rating generates discounts to flood policies that are in the Special Flood Hazard Zones (A or V). The National Flood Insurance Program took an increase of 6.9% in April of 2017. The…

Shortage of Truckers?

Deeley Insurance Group wants to recognize Nichole Scott of Delaware Tech who earned a score of 172 and third place in the 5-axle category at the Delaware Truck Driving Championship. Nichole was the only female in the competition and the youngest competitor at 18 years of age. Nichole obtained her CDL license this year and…

Hurricane Safety Tips

Ocean City, Maryland officially recognized the week of May 7-13, 2017 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Here's a short video with the National Weather Service's basic hurricane preparedness tips: http://www.weather.gov/media/wrn/MP4/2017HurricanePrepWeekThemeSummary.mp4 Here are some additional resources you can reference to increase your family's safety: National Weather Service (weather.gov) Hurricane Preparedness Page Ready.Gov Family Emergency Communication Plan…