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Question of the Week

Q.- A COBRA participant is asking for his spouse to be added to his COBRA coverage since she exhausted her own COBRA coverage. Doesn’t his request have to be made within ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- I know the deadlines for paying for COBRA coverage have been extended during the COVID-19 national emergency. Are we allowed to collect money from people who have ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- An employee missed the claims submission deadline for our health FSA. He now wants to be reimbursed for an expense he incurred during the plan year but forgot to ...
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Department of Labor COVID Resources for Employers

The U.S. Department of Labor had put together many resources to help employers address COVID-19 in the workplace.
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Question of the Week

Q.- Did the IRS’ COVID-19 guidance extend the maximum COBRA duration period? I know it gives continuants a longer time to pay and elect coverage.
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Question of the Week

Q.- Can the cost of COVID-19 testing be reimbursed from a health FSA?
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Return to Work Guidance and Leave Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance on return-to-work protocol with respect to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and ...
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Sick Leave Credit Reporting

Employers will have to report amounts paid for qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave pay under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Reporting is ...
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New Tool to Determine Eligibility for Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor released an online tool for employees to use to determine if they qualify for paid sick leave or paid family and medical leave for issues ...
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Benefits.gov Coronavirus Resources

Benefits.gov, a cross-governmental collaboration across many federal agencies, is an online resource consolidating federal benefits. It is intended to be the official ...
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