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Employer Newsletters

Benefits Buzz

  • May 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the suspension of notices to delinquent filers of certain returns, as well as the proposed change to the affordability determination for family coverage .
  • April 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the extended guidance for HDHP coverage of telehealth services and highlights federal protections for gender-affirming care.
  • March 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the updated women’s preventive services guidelines, as well as federal agencies’ increased focus on Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) enforcement.
  • February 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This month’s Benefits Buzz provides an update on the legal status of two federal vaccine mandates and the requirement for health plans to cover over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 diagnostic tests.

P&C Pro-File Newsletter

  • May 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This edition of HR Brief Newsletter discusses the EEOC’s 2021 Annual Performance Report and 2023 Budget Justification, and provides an overview of the DOJ’s recent guidance on opioid addiction and the ADA.
  • April 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This edition of HR Brief Newsletter discusses the best benefits to avoid employee resignations and provides an overview of the DOL’s announcement to hire 100 investigators for its Wage and Hour Division.
  • March 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This edition of HR Brief Newsletter discusses OSHA’s withdrawal of its COVID-19 vaccination and weekly testing emergency temporary standard, and outlines the value of a learning culture.
  • February 2022 – Employer Newsletter – This edition of HR Brief Newsletter gives an overview of the EEOC’s new guidance on COVID-19 and the ADA, and discusses three hybrid work model mistakes to avoid.

Employee Newsletters – Health Awareness: Live Well, Work Well

  • May 2022 – Employee Newsletter – The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s newsletter discusses psychological resiliency, vision protection and spring cleaning your routine. Try this month’s recipe of Rainbow Bell Pepper Boats with Garbanzo Beans and Kale.
  • April 2022 – Employee Newsletter – 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 seasonal allergies, the Mediterranean diet, and the importance of physical activity. Spring Vegetable Sauté is this month’s highlighted recipe.
  • March 2022 – Employee Newsletter – 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 kidney health, the science of snacking and preparing for tax-filing season. Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli is this month’s recipe to try.
  • February 2022 – Employee Newsletter – 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 reducing your stress during American Heart Month, benefits of reducing your alcohol intake and new guidance on aspirin use. Enjoy this month’s delicious recipe of Whole Grain Strawberry Pancakes.

Legislative Briefs

  • HR COMPLIANCE
    Employer Bulletin – As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, employers are increasingly confronted with the possibility of an outbreak in the workplace. This Compliance Bulletin provides a summary of compliance issues facing employers in this situation.
  • HR Brief January 2018
    ~ HR BRIEF ~ Employers Newsletter – This month’s HR Brief discusses the EEOC Public Portal for harassment claims, the potential effects of the latest tax overhaul and the eagerness of employees to leave their current jobs.
  • HR Brief July 2017
    ~ HR BRIEF ~ Employers Newsletter – This month’s HR Brief discusses the highlights of the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180), explains the importance of keeping an updated employee handbook and briefly covers IBM’s change in its telecommuting policy.
  • COMPLIANCE BULLETIN
    Employers Newsletter – To prepare for open enrollment, health plan sponsors should be aware of the legal changes affecting the design and administration of their plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2017. In addition, health plan sponsors should make sure that open enrollment packages include certain participant notices. This Compliance Overview includes an open enrollment checklist for the 2017 plan year. It has been updated for the 2017 health FSA limit of $2,600.
  • ~ ACA OVERVIEW ~
    Legislative Brief – Several ACA requirements will be affected by changes in 2017, such as increased dollar limits or percentages. To prepare for 2017, employers should review upcoming requirements and develop a compliance strategy. This ACA Overview highlights the ACA’s key changes in 2017.
  • ACA COMPLIANCE BULLETIN-ACA Reporting Deadlines Delayed
    On Dec. 28, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2016-4, which extended the deadlines for 2015 ACA reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056. This ACA Bulletin outlines the new due dates and additional guidance in this notice.
  • HEALTH CARE REFORM BULLETIN: 2016 Federal Budget Delays ACA’s Cadillac Tax & Suspends Two Other Taxes
    On Dec. 18, 2015, President Obama signed a federal budget bill for 2016 into law, which makes significant changes to three ACA taxes. The new law delays the Cadillac tax for two years, and temporarily suspends collection of the health insurance providers fee and the medical devices tax. This Health Care Reform Bulletin describes how this new law impacts the ACA.
  • Health Care Reform: Reporting Requirements for Employers and Health Plans
    This Legislative Brief provides a summary of ACA’s reporting requirements for employers and health plans. It summarizes Form W-2 reporting, applicable large employer health coverage reporting under Code Section 6056, provider reporting of health coverage under Code Section 6055, transparency in coverage reporting and quality of care reporting.
  • Health Care Reform Bulletin
    ACA Small Group Market Rule Repealed On Oct. 7, 2015, the President Obama signed the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act into law. The PACE Act eliminates the ACA’s new definition of “small employer” and, instead, gives states the choice of whether to expand their small group markets to include businesses with up to 100 employees. This Health Care Reform Bulletin provides an overview of the impact of repealing the ACA’s small group market expansion.
  • COMPLIANCE BULLETIN
    This Compliance Bulletin provides information on the minimum wage rates that will go into effect in various states on Jan. 1, 2015. Please use this information to review your payroll and payment practices.