Stop the presses! New DOL overtime rule NOT taking effect on December 1st!

As reported here: http://www.hrdive.com/news/flsa-overtime-rule-blocked-preliminary-injunction-granted/431018/ and here: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/11/22/503081151/federal-judge-blocks-obama-administrations-overtime-pay-rule a Texas court has granted a nationwide injunction barring the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule from taking effect on December 1st as expected. Employers are under no obligation to make any changes to either an employee’s compensation level, exempt classification, or timekeeping procedures as may have been… Read more »

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington D.C.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington D.C. (RMHC DC) is dedicated to improving the lives of seriously ill children and their families. RMHC DC helps families access critically needed healthcare through three core programs.  Their family-centered approach eases the hardship of illnesses to help children heal faster, cope better, and sustain good health. Ronald McDonald House… Read more »

Home and Car Maintenance Tips as it is Getting Colder

Winters can get harsh and can leave your property and your car vulnerable to damage. With proper maintenance, you can do something to reduce the risk of damage to your home and car when the colder months set in. Car Maintenance Tips for Winter Driving out in winter truly tests your car’s reliability. Experiencing vehicular… Read more »

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the most debilitating illnesses in the United States. If the condition is left untreated, it can worsen by causing nerve damage, kidney disease, and blindness. November is US Diabetes Month as declared by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). How Does November American Diabetes Month Help Diabetics? Any day is a good… Read more »

Premises Liability – How to Deal with the Rush on Black Friday

Retail stores are set to open their doors to shoppers with earlier store hours to start the holiday season. Everyone knows how crazy holiday shopping gets, but will opening doors earlier tone down the crowds and masses? Generally, retailers face several liability issues when it comes to Black Friday. While these retail stores offer savings… Read more »

Thanksgiving Activities for the Family to Participate In

Thanksgiving gives most people the opportunity to reach out and lend a helping hand to the hungry and homeless. It is a great time to gather with the entire family and participate in outreach activities. There are many charitable organizations in your area that are in need of willing participants to serve holiday meals to… Read more »

Prep for Holiday Visitors by Updating Your Home Insurance Policy

With the upcoming holidays, your house is going to be filled with guests. Is your pantry filled and your bathroom clean? Even more importantly, update your home insurance policy as you prepare to welcome guests to your home for the holidays. What Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover? Most homeowners buy insurance to cover property damages from… Read more »

Get To Know Adoptions Together

At Adoptions Together, they support every child, every family, every step of the way.  They work with children and families formed through adoption, guardianship, foster care, and kinship care. Since opening their doors in 1990, Adoptions Together have helped more than 3,000 children join healthy, loving families through their programs in domestic and international adoption…. Read more »

Time to winterize your car

With autumn looming straight ahead, now is a perfect time to start getting your car ready for the upcoming winter season.  Right now, you still have mild weather but the days are getting shorter so you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity.  Get your oil checked.  The best thing to do is to… Read more »