A federal judge in Texas has issued a preliminary injunction halting the application of a federal rule that would have made overtime pay available to full-time salaried employees earning up to $47,476 a year. As we noted in our blog post earlier this year, "New overtime rules will affect all employers," the rule was expected... Continue Reading →
On behalf of the risk management team and all of Schinnerer, we just wanted to wish all of our blog followers, policyholders, brokers, and other industry colleagues a happy and safe Thanksgiving with friends and family. We'll be back to our regular posting next week.
A week ago, the United States of America elected a new president. Now, President-Elect Trump's team must begin the process of setting-up a governance structure that will involve staffing the White House and the Executive Office, making more than 4,000 appointments, getting up-to-speed on the more than 100 federal agencies, building a policy platform consistent... Continue Reading →
In Schinnerer's land surveyors program, houses and townhouses are the project type with the most claims in terms of frequency (35.8%) and severity (33.3%), followed closely by land and site development (30.6% frequency / 26.9% severity). The problem areas (those areas that cause claims during the course of the surveyor providing professional services) that create... Continue Reading →