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Bill Would Ban, Restrict Non-Compete Agreements

Assemblyman Dinowitz has introduced a bill (A.7193) to ban the use of non-compete agreements (NCAs) for employees earning $75,000 or less annually, and impose requirements on their use for higher-earning employees. [+]

On Mary's Mind: To have or not to have? Individual Licenses &/or Sub-licensees

Before you make licensing changes, consider who really can be named a sub-licensee.[+]

Excess Lines "Diligent Effort" Reform Bill Scheduled for Committee Vote

Legislation supported by Big I NY, which would simplify and streamline the affidavit process and exempt commercial lines insurance transactions placed by wholesale insurance brokers from the requirement to obtain three separate declinations, has been placed on the Senate Insurance Committee agenda for a vote on Monday, April 29th. [+]

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