Entries by Fred Gaffney

Health Insurance Summary Plan Descriptions: Fact or Fiction

From ChamberChoice The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for established retirement and health and welfare plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans. ERISA requires plans to disclose certain material, including reports, statements and documents to participants and beneficiaries. One […]

Members Learn About Business Opportunities Surrounding Upcoming Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

An engaged group of individuals from Chamber member organizations heard the latest updates on the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project and also about the many opportunities for business development that will be brought about by the pipeline project once it gets underway later this year. Mike Atchie, director of community outreach for Williams, spoke to the […]

Member News – August 9, 2017

Member News Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at PFCU Tomorrow Philadelphia Federal Credit Union (PFCU) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at their new branch office located in the Route 11 Marketplace, 1615 Columbia Blvd. (Rt. 11), Bloomsburg. The ribbon cutting will be followed by a public grand opening featuring […]

FLSA Overtime Rule Revisited Again

From ChamberChoice In December 2016, employers faced one of the most dramatic changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in over 42 years. As a brief background, the FLSA establishes the federal minimum wage for all hours worked (currently $7.25 an hour), and overtime premium pay at one and one-half times an employee’s regular […]