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Leveraging Benefits in Post-coronavirus Compensation

August 7, 2020

As organizations complete post-coronavirus planning, benefits can be leveraged as an attractive offering for both current and prospective employees. Learn more with this Benefits Insights article. Download article HERE.                        

Contact Tracing in the Workplace

August 6, 2020

With the coronavirus barely under control and no vaccine in sight, employers are considering every option for keeping their workers safe while still keeping their businesses afloat. “Contact tracing” is one of those options. This article explains more. Download article HERE.                      

Benefits Brief: Voluntary Plans Safe Harbor from ERISA

August 6, 2020

Voluntary benefits plans are becoming more and more popular given the current market. With the addition of voluntary plans, it is important that employers also consider their new compliance requirements. This Benefits Brief will address these considerations and requirements. Download HERE.                

Live Well, Work Well August 2020

August 5, 2020

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s newsletter discusses sorting out coronavirus fact from fiction, sun safety tips and probiotics. Download newsletter HERE.                      

Benefits Newsletter 8/6/20

August 5, 2020

In this issue: President Trump Signs Drug Pricing Executive Orders Reinforcing the Administration’s Priorities HHS Extends National Public Health Emergency Through October 23 IRS Addresses Reconciliation and Recapture Rules for Tax Credits Under FFCRA and CARES Act California Provides Details on Employer Reporting for the State Individual Mandate HHS Secretary’s Report Calls for Congressional Action …

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Application Deadline for Small Business Loans Extended

August 4, 2020

President Trump passed legislation to extend the application deadline for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan through Aug. 8, 2020. Prior to the extension, the deadline to apply for these funds was June 30, 2020. The extension enables eligible small businesses to apply for funding for five more weeks. Download article HERE.       …

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EEOC Expands COVID-19 Return-to-Work Guidance

July 30, 2020

On June 11, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued more guidance concerning COVID-19 and return to work. This article compiles some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) from the new guidance. Download article HERE.                      

Increased ACA Affordability Percentages for 2021

July 28, 2020

On July 21, 2020, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2020-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2021 for purposes of determining the affordability of an employer’s plan under the ACA. This ACA Compliance Bulletin describes the adjusted percentages. Download bulletin HERE.                    

HR Newsletter 7/29/20

July 28, 2020

In this issue: U.S. Department of Labor Releases New FMLA Forms and Requests Public Input on Existing Regulations Three Big Unsettled Pandemic Labor Law Questions Boy, I Need a Vacation: FAQs Regarding Employee Travel and PTO Employers, Are All Of Your Employees Requesting FFCRA Leave This Fall? NLRB OKs Emergency COVID-19 Work Rule Changes and …

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