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Question of the Week - Notice of COBRA Rate Increase

Q.- We heard that we need to tell COBRA participants of a rate change at least 30 days before the change goes into effect. Is that correct?
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Mastering EEO-1 Demographic Data Submission: A Guide for HR ...

For HR professionals, navigating the intricate world of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) compliance is crucial. One significant aspect of this is the ...
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Nondiscrimination Testing for Cafeteria Plans, Dependent Care ...

Cafeteria plans, often referred to as "125 Plans" or "Flexible Benefit Plans," offer employers a tax-advantaged way to provide benefits to their employees. These plans ...
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Navigating ACA Data Collection and Reporting: A Guide for HR ...

For HR professionals, compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an ongoing priority. Proper data collection and accurate reporting are essential components of ACA ...
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Question of the Week - COBRA Timeframes and COVID

Q.- A terminated employee who is eligible for COBRA coverage told us he had COVID-19 on the last day of his election period. Does the government require us to give him ...
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Proposed Changes to Overtime Requirement Salary Levels

The U.S. Department of Labor recently unveiled proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that could have significant implications for HR professionals ...
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Navigating the Proposed Rule for Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: ...

The EEOC's proposed rule on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) brings significant changes for employers. Learn about the expanded pregnancy protections, ...
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Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form Updated

The Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form is an essential tool for HR professionals striving to promote workplace diversity and inclusivity. This form allows ...
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EEO-1 Data Collection Delayed

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has once again delayed the collection of 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data. The new timeframe is the Fall of 2023 which is a ...
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U.S. Department of Labor Investigations: Managing Evidence of ...

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has launched an investigative initiative aimed at employer and insurance company practices concerning life insurance benefits ...
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