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Moving Day

Happy Friday everyone! In preparation for our move, our offices will be closing down at 10am today May, 4th. This includes phones and computer systems. We will be reopening Monday May, 7th in our Carpinteria office during our normal business hours of 8am – 5pm. Thank you for your patience during this time! Have a fun-filled and safe Cinco De Mayo weekend! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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Employee Appreciation Day

Happy Friday from Brown and Brown Insurance of Santa Barbara, to you! Our office will be closing at today Friday, April 6th at 12 noon for an off-site Employee Appreciation event. We will reopen Monday, April 9th at 8 am. Have a happy and safe weekend! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)MoreClick to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to

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We are Moving!

We are Moving!

Our office locations are moving.

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What Is a Serious Health Condition Under FMLA?

What Is a Serious Health Condition Under FMLA?

One of our employees says they have a “serious health condition” and need to take time off for treatment. Can you tell me what the requirements are here? It’s likely the employee may enjoy protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This federal law applies to all public agencies and any private employer with 50 or more employees. The employee will be eligible for protected leave under this Act if the employee has worked for the Company for at least 12 months in the last seven years, has...

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Can an employee work for another employer while on family medical leave?

Can an employee work for another employer while on family medical leave?

Can an employee work for another employer while on FMLA? The answer to this question depends on whether or not you have a moonlighting or outside employment policy. If you do not have a policy that specifically prohibits employees from working for other employers, then the fact that they are employed elsewhere during a leave is likely not cause for discipline. The FMLA regulations have addressed this directly, stating, “If the employer has a uniformly-applied policy governing outside or supplemental...

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Important Information Regarding the Montecito Mudslides

Important Information Regarding the Montecito Mudslides

In the wake of natural disasters like the Montecito Mudslides, Brown & Brown prioritizes your safety and access to resources. We have provided some information and links below should you need to utilize them. As always, Brown & Brown is available to assist you with filing any claims if necessary. If you have any questions about your policies, how to file a claim, or need mudslide-preparedness resources, don’t hesitate to contact us at 800-350-6328.   Insurance Company Contacts: ACE Billing...

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