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Chronic Conditions and the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 29, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected many different aspects of daily life—including managing chronic conditions. To help employees prioritize their health and protect their bottom line, employers should explore options to help employees manage their chronic conditions during these uncertain times. Download article HERE.                  

PPP Guidance for Employees Refusing to Return to Work

May 28, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued new guidance regarding the Payment Protection Program (PPP), established to offset the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This new guidance from the SBA concerns employees who refuse to return to work after a business reopens. Download article HERE.                  

Benefits Newsletter 5/27/20

May 27, 2020

In this issue: IRS Announces 2021 Limits for Health Savings Accounts and High-Deductible Health Plans  COVID-19 Deadline Extension Are Not Mandatory for Governmental Plans COBRA in the Time of COVID-19 CMS Releases Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021 Tenth Circuit Upholds Health Plan’s Denial of Surrogacy Expenses The Cost of Healthcare During Retirement: …

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Conducting a Remote Layoff

May 26, 2020

Conducting a layoff is never easy—and conducting a layoff virtually adds new challenges for employers. This HR Insights article provides a general overview of how to conduct a remote layoff. Download article HERE.                          

Returning to Work After the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Webinar Series for Employers

May 22, 2020

The COVID-19 public health emergency has created previously unknown levels of disruption to businesses across the country, resulting in the need for many employers to furlough, layoff, and terminate employees, or implement extended periods of remote work. As state and local stay-at-home orders start to relax, employers will begin resuming business operations and recalling employees …

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Business Travel After COVID-19

May 22, 2020

This HR Insights article explores the ways that business travel may be different once the threat of COVID-19 subsides. Download article HERE.                          

How Much Paid Leave Can Employees Take?

May 21, 2020

This infographic from the DOL shares some quick tips about employee leave. Download infographic HERE.                            

HR Newsletter 5/20/20

May 20, 2020

In this issue: EEOC Suspends EEO-1 Reporting for 2020 *Updated* Leave Tracking and Recordkeeping Under COVID-19: Adjusting to the New Normal Coronavirus Economic Response Update: The Road to Recovery COVID-19 Coronavirus Business Impact: Further Guidance on Holiday Entitlements Old Rules, “New Normal” Key Issues to Consider While Reopening or Partially Reopening State and International Compliance …

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Post-coronavirus Workplace Preparedness Checklist

May 19, 2020

By taking workplace preparedness steps such as updating office layouts, encouraging new behaviors and evaluating existing policies, employers can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of employees. To get started, employers can review topics on this checklist. Download checklist HERE.                  

IRS Provides More Options for Unused Funds in Health FSAs and DCAPs

May 18, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the IRS announced more options with respect to unused amounts in health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs). These options allow employers to permit an extended period for incurring health FSA or DCAP expenses and health FSA carryovers of up to $550. This Legal Update summarizes the …

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