May 18, 2016
President Obama announced this morning that effective December 1, 2016, the new minimum salary level for executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act will be $913 per week or $47,476 per year
May 11, 2016
To raise awareness about the growing concern of cyber-risk among insurers, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) recently published a report titled Issues Paper on Cyber Risk to…
May 03, 2016
Primmer’s managing shareholder, Gary Karnedy, recently wrote an article on the new sick leave law for Vermont Business Magazine. Vermont’s new sick leave law takes effect January 2017 (January 2018 for…
Apr 27, 2016
A recent article in Risk Management Monitor discussed the increase in a certain insurance trend, specifically that of captive insurers appointing independent board members with insurance experience. The…
Apr 25, 2016
In a 4-1 decision, the Vermont Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Vermont’s statutory 12% interest rate. In Concord General Mutual Insurance Co., et al. v. Nathan Gritman, et al, Associate…
Apr 21, 2016
The latest expansion of private and commercial solar power in New Hampshire is partially a result of the recently updated net metering law, along with falling costs of solar panels and associated equipment. But compared to its neighbors, New Hampshire still lags behind in the expansion of small-scale, distributed, renewable energy generation. Should NH take some cues from its neighbor to the west?
Apr 19, 2016
According to the Community Associations Institute, of the thousands of associations that exist in New Hampshire, more than 40 percent belong to condominiums. That’s a lot of condos.
Beginning July 1, 2018, Vermont joined several states that are taking steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The law applies to all employers in Vermont, regardless of size. It's critical for employers to be aware of these changes and take necessary steps for compliance