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  • Texas Companies Rack Up OSHA Penalties December 14, 2016
    Three Texas companies are facing federal penalties totaling more than $277,000 for failing to provide safe environments for their employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited and fined CPE Feeds Inc. in Lubbock, JFM International Inc. in Willis and Subfloor Systems Inc. in Hurst for workplace hazards and safety violations. OSHA identified 22 […]
  • OSHA “NEW” Electronic Reporting Rule December 9, 2016
    OSHA can begin enforcing its rule restricting safety incentives and drug testing programs, a federal judge decided Nov. 28 ( TEXO ABC/AGC v. Perez , N.D. Tex., No. 16-1998, 11/28/16 ). OSHA has succeeded in defeating the temporary injunction on its new electronic recordkeeping rule that also addresses injury reporting and drug testing in the […]
  • OSHA’s 2016 Top Ten Violations November 22, 2016
    OSHA has released its initial list of the top ten safety and health violations for fiscal year 2016. Over the past five years, the same violations have made the list with only slight variations in the order. The final list will be released by OSHA at the end of 2016:1. Fall protection (Construction) – 1926.501 […]
  • Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing November 1, 2016 developed a comprehensive drug and alcohol program, had HR look it over and even sent it to your attorney for review.  Are you meeting all compliance regulations?  Well, you thought you were until OSHA decided to change the game slightly.  OSHA, within its new electronic record keeping rule, has added language that targets company […]


  • Who's Who in Energy December 8, 2016
    TCOR's very own was named to the San Antonio list of Who's Who in Energy for 2016/2017. The San Antonio Business Journal has released its 2016 compilation of "Who's Who in Energy." These heavy hitters are included in a joint special publication, included in the Nov. 25 issue, that includes energy industry leaders in four […]
  • TCOR's Shelle Butschek Selected to Leadership of New Braunfels Program November 7, 2016
    Congratulations to Shelle Butschek, TCOR Benefits Manager, for being selected to the Leadership of New Braunfels 25th group of business and civic leaders to go through the program.  Leadership New Braunfels is an eight-month series of one-day sessions covering areas such as government, education, economic development, social needs, leadership skills and other key segments of the […]
  • Rick Dudney of New Braunfels to Serve as Chair-Elect of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas June 24, 2016
    AUSTIN, TX — The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) elected Rick Dudney, CIC, LRM, CRM, of TCOR Management in New Braunfels, to serve as chair-elect for 2016-2017 during IIAT’s 119th Annual Conference and Trade Show in San Antonio. With nearly 1,600 member agencies in 225 counties, IIAT is the largest association of independent insurance […]
  • Core Value Recognition January 13, 2016
    TCOR would like to recognize the individuals listed below for espousing the TCOR Core Value of Maintaining Competitive Advantage through Education and Innovation.  Each of these professional designations and licenses were obtained in December of 2015 & January of 2016:   


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Relay For Life – TCOR

TCOR Management recently participated in Relay for Life of Comal County. Out of 62 teams and 703 total participants, TCOR ranked #1 in team size with 39 members. Employees and their families came out to take part in the event and enjoy the fellowship and activities that lasted throughout the […]

TCOR principals and managers take one to raise money for Relay for Life

What Cyber Security Lessons Can We Learn From Sony?

“The recent Sony cyber-attack teaches some valuable lessons when it comes to protecting information. In the end it’s about the human in the formula. How security aware is your workforce to this type of attack? Will the information in your business’s internal emails withstand the “local paper” or industry website […]

Coming to your computer soon? Ransomware…

“if you received an email notifying you all the information on your computer was now encrypted unless you paid a ransom, what would you do? Have you regularly backed your data to an external drive or off-site location? Does your business continuity plan account for the loss of data in […]

U.S. Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Billion

The federal government has decided to reduce the paperwork burden on commercial vehicle drivers.  Drivers will no longer be required to fill out a DVIR if there are NO defects.  Mark your calendars.  This goes into effect 12-18-2014.

U.S. Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Billion Annual Paperwork Burden for U.S. Trucking […]

Slumbering cop takes home million…

You have observed an employee sleeping on the job on multiple occasions, and now you have decided enough is enough.  It’s time to part ways and give him all the sleep time he needs.  Sounds like a very legitimate reason to separate employment, but the ADA could make that a […]

Rx for data breaches – planning

“ Data breach is becoming a household phrase these days in light of the cyber-attacks experienced by Sony Pictures, Home Depot, Target and many others. The reality is no business big or small is immune from this threat and as the saying goes – it’s not if but when. If […]

Wage and Hour Enforcement Update

The Department of Labor recently released it’s 2013 enforcement and recovery statistics.  As no surprise the fines, penalties, and back wages employers are ponying up are significantly higher under the current administration than the Bush administration.  

Ross Dudney
Risk Control Services Director

Wage and hour enforcement update 

Winston & Strawn LLP
In October 2014, […]

10 fast facts on fraud

“The typical business organization loses 5 percent of its annual revenues to fraud with the median loss being $145,000. Is your business in that group? Has your business established the necessary controls and  protocols to help you detect fraud early. Is your work force trained on a regular basis to […]

Cybersecurity – coming to an office near you

“ The insider threat to data security, also called “cybersecurity” is no longer somebody else’s problem, nor merely an information technology (IT) problem. Cybercrimes are everyone’s problem. And everyone at your company needs to be part of the solution.  Has your business identified what information or data is critical to […]