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Noncompete Agreements are Challenged

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enacted a final rule banning most new noncompete clauses in employment contracts. This rule has the potential to impact millions ...
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New EEOC Rule Strengthens Workplace Protections for Pregnant Workers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a final rule implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). This legislation requires employers to ...
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Important Updates to Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement ...

Earlier today, the IRS announced updated inflation-adjusted figures for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). Here’s what you need ...
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Question of the Week - Changing Insurance Premiums

Q.- Can we increase the premiums we charge employees for health coverage throughout the year?
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EEO-1 Data Collection: Guidelines and Deadlines for Employers

Employers across the United States are gearing up for the upcoming EEO-1 data collection procedure, a critical aspect of ensuring equal employment opportunities. The ...
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New Overtime Salary Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized a significant rule that will substantially increase the salary threshold for overtime eligibility among salaried ...
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Comparing HRAs and HSAs

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) are both popular tools for managing healthcare expenses, but they have distinct features and ...
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What Employers Need to Know for Prescription Drug Data Collection ...

The Prescription Drug Data Collection (RxDC) program, established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, requires insurance companies and employer-based health ...
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Class Action Settlement: Former Employees Allege Misleading COBRA ...

A U.S. federal court has preliminarily approved a $1 million settlement in the class action lawsuit Blessinger v. Wells Fargo & Co., where former employees accused ...
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COBRA Overview

COBRA, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, ensures individuals covered by employer group health coverage are able to continue that coverage upon the ...
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