SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President Pete Smith and Benefits Strategy consultant Suzannah Gill will present at “Protect Your Business in 2017,” an employment law seminar that EPIC is both sponsoring and co-hosting. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The 1818 Club in Duluth, Georgia.

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The seminar will offer insight on understanding and complying with new employment, benefits and safety laws and will include free-flowing and interactive discussion with experts in employment law, employee benefits, risk control and safety.

Additional presenters include Drew Eckl & Farnham Partners Dan Kniffen and John Chancey, HB Next General Counsel Andrew N. Gross and Consulting Operations Manager Jon Lovejoy.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Key benefits compliance regulations from the recent past, reminders about your current obligations, and a forecast of potential future legislation.
  • Changes in employment law, including gender discrimination, overtime rules, employee use of social media, and more.
  • Ways to avoid steep OSHA penalties and minimize your risk of being cited for non-compliance. OSHA’s new Electronic Recordkeeping Rule takes effect in January of 2017.

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About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.  For additional information, please visit


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