September 2023 Newsletter

September 2023

Federal laws, such as the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Equal Pay Act, impose recordkeeping duties on employers. Recordkeeping duties include creating, updating and preserving information.

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August 2023 Newsletter

August 2023

Your employee handbook is an important document. Not only does it help employees understand company policies, promote solid company-employee communication and set a consistent standard of expectations, but it can also have serious legal ramifications.

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July 2023 Newsletter

July 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that employers can only deny an employee's request for a religious accommodation under federal law if they can prove it would result in substantial increased costs for the business.

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June 2023 Newsletter

June 2023

For 2024, individuals with a high deductible health plan (HDHP) will have an HSA contribution limit of $4,150. The HSA contribution limit for family coverage will be $8,300. Those amounts are about a 7% increase over what you can contribute this year for 2023. 


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May 2023 Newsletter

May 2023

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a new law that requires covered employers to provide “reasonable accommodations” to a worker’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an “undue hardship.”

April 2023 Newsletter

April 2023 Newsletter

In February of this year, the Internal Revenue Service released final rules expanding mandatory electronic filing requirements for certain employer tax...

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March 2023 Newsletter

March 2023

Employers often misunderstand the Family and Medical Leave Act's (FMLA's) definition of an employee who is eligible for FMLA leave, and they can't figure out...

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January 2023 Newsletter

January 2023

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 was signed by President Joe Biden on December 29, 2022. The act includes several provisions affecting employers, with major provisions listed below. 

December 2022 Newsletter

December 2022

With a new year comes new benefit plan limits and thresholds as prescribed by the IRS.

November 2022 Newsletter

November 7, 2022

While grounds for immediate dismissal vary from employer to employer, violations of certain policies can lead to an employee's quick exit...

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October 2022 Newsletter

October 10, 2022

Employers are required to retain important employee documents including government forms, sensitive employee information...

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September 2022 Newsletter

September 12, 2022

SERVICE ANIMALS AND THE WORKPLACE Approximately two and a half years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a...

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August 2022 Newsletter

August 15, 2022

An Employer’s Guide to Handling Worker’s Compensation Claims Here are the standard steps to for employers to use when administering a...

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July 2022 Newsletter

July 13, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that its proposed overtime rule is now tentatively slated to be released in...

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June 2022 Newsletter

June 7, 2022

COBRA Administration COBRA administration can be handled by either the employer or a third-party administrator, but as the legal obligation...

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May 2022 Newsletter

May 9, 2022

Common FMLA Mistakes Many employers have learned the hard way that common mistakes by untrained HR and people managers...

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 11, 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act. What is the “interactive process?” During the interactive process—a discussion about an applicant's or employee's...

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March 2022 Newsletter

March 14, 2022

Is part-time work a reasonable accommodation under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)? According to a recent ruling made...

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February 2022 Newsletter

February 10, 2022

Handling Workplace ComplaintsWorkplace complaints are inevitable for most employers. Employers should have a plan in place to deal with complaints...

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US Supreme Court blocks Vaccine Mandate for Employers; allows rule or Healthcare Workers

January 17, 2022

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued mixed rulings in a pair of cases challenging the Biden administration COVID-19 vaccine mandates, allowing the requirement for...

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January 2022 Newsletter

January 13, 2022

SUPREME COURT TO HEAR VACCINE DIRECTIVES CHALLENGES IN JANUARY Lawsuits aiming to block the Biden administration's vaccination directives for certain...

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