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Employers Requiring COVID Vaccines

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidance for employers to use when considering requiring COVID-19 vaccines for employees. The guidance says ...
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New Flexible Spending Account Changes in Stimulus Bill

The Stimulus Bill (Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021) passed by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on December 21, 2020 gives flexible spending account ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We had a part-time employee who did not work for a few months because we were closed due to COVID restrictions. We received a Paycheck Protection loan and paid the ...
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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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