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November Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute NOVEMBER BENEFITS BUZZ Stay trendy and knowledgeable with our monthly Benefits Buzz! November’s edition gives you insight on: Rule easement on the 2018 Individual Mandate; Projections for the federal overtime rules; and IRS Action Toward Non-compliant Employers Click here to receive a free copy of our November Benefits Buzz, and we’ll see you next month! …

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November HR Brief 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute NOVEMBER HR BRIEF The end of the year is nearing, and the holidays are about to be in full swing! Don’t let that be an excuse to not be up-to-date on the latest in HR news. Our November issue details: Healthcare costs, as usual, are still on the rise. 5% for employers and 3% for …

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October HR Brief 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute OCTOBER HR BRIEF Human Resources is a complex workspace, but our HR Brief makes it a little easier to stay on top of current developments and trends. This month’s briefing features insights on topics such as: Employee Financial Literacy Open Enrollment Developments to the Department of Labor’s website Pick up a copy of the full briefing, …

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October Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute OCTOBER BENEFITS BUZZ Fall is in the air, and so are some important developments in the benefits world. Our monthly benefits buzz brings you information on these important topics: IRS and DOL Guidance on Association Health Plans (AHPs); Reductions on the ACA’s individual mandate penalty to zero in 2019; Medicare Part D Notices (Due before …

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Reading Time: 7 minutes IRS ISSUES RETIREMENT UPDATES Cost of living adjustments are coming, are you ready? The IRS recently published Notice 2016-62, which details the cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2017 tax year. HIGHLIGHTS OF LIMITATIONS THAT REMAIN UNCHANGED FROM 2016 The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), …


Just How Important Are Health And Wellness Programs?

Reading Time: 6 minutes A CHECK ON YOUR HEALTH AND WELLNESS PLANS AND HOW THEY FIT YOUR EMPLOYEES Many companies have a health and wellness program as a cornerstone of their strategy to lower net healthcare costs and increasing employee health and productivity. They believe, understandably, that the upfront costs of such programs are greatly outweighed by the health …

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