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On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released proposed changes to the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2016.
The concept of pay transparency, or allowing employees to discuss their pay and benefits without fear of reprisal, is not a new concept, but it has been a long time coming.
What employee actions (or inactions) are considered disqualifying events under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? A disqualifying event is generally defined as a failure or refusal to provide necessary information. Here are the specific circumstances under the ADA and FMLA.
November 12 marks the date the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will begin enforcing regulations extending the minimum wage and overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to almost two million home healthcare workers who are employed by third parties and provide either companionship services or live-in care for the elderly, ill, or disabled.
New research from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) finds that Latino workers claim to be knowledgeable about their employer-provided benefits—yet they find it difficult to select their benefits. Additionally, learning more about their finances is perceived by Latinos to be too complicated, confusing, and time-intensive.
Self-insurance has become an essential cost-control strategy for a number of large plan sponsors. Today, a growing number of small and midsize plan sponsors also recognize the opportunity to rein in staggering health coverage costs by switching from a fully funded plan to a self-insured plan.
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