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…