Business & Professions Insights

April 2021
Safety Focused Newsletter
Workplace Violence Prevention; Best Practices for Avoiding Fatigue

April 2021
Benefits Buzz
American Rescue Plan Act’s Employment-related Provisions; ARPA’s COBRA Subsidy Provisions

April 2021
HR Brief
Top 10 Workplace Discrimination Claims; Preparing HR for Future Health Crises

March 2021
Safety Focused Newsletter
Avoiding Carpal Tunnel; The Importance of Staying Active at Work

March 2021
Benefits Buzz
Temporary COVID-19 Relief for Section 125 Plans; Wellness Incentive Proposed Regulations Withdrawn

March 2021
HR Brief
OSHA Issues Prevention Guidance on COVID-19 in the Workplace; 3 Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2021

February2021
Safety Focused Newsletter
First Aid for Hypothermia; The Importance of Workplace Hygiene

February 2021
Benefits Buzz
Consolidated Appropriations Act: Employee Benefit Provisions; ACA Reporting Deadlines in 2021

February 2021
HR Brief
EEOC Issues FAQs on Mandatory Vaccinations for COVID-19; Driving HR Efficiencies With Technology

January2021
Safety Focused Newsletter
The Risks of Cold Stress; Why Proper Lighting in the Workplace Is Important

January 2021
Benefits Buzz
Non-grandfathered Plans Must Cover COVID-19 Vaccine Without Cost-sharing Beginning in 2021; Final Rule Allows Greater Flexibility for Grandfathered Plans Under the ACA

January 2021
HR Brief
Encouraging Employees to Use Telehealth Services; Employee Skills for the Post-pandemic Workplace

December2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Hand Tool Safety; Best Practices for Shoveling Snow

December 2020
Benefits Buzz
Final Rule on Health Care Transparency Issued; Employee Benefits Plan Limits for 2021

December 2020
HR Brief
Supporting Employees’ Financial Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic; Workplace Virtual Holiday Parties

November2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
First-aid Steps for the Workplace; Addressing Workplace Bullying

November 2020
Benefits Buzz
IRS Provides Transition Relief for 2020 ACA Reporting; Summary of the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Annual Survey

November 2020
HR Brief
OSHA Clarifies COVID19 Reporting Requirements; Preventing Workplace Gossip During a Crisis

October 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Preventing Overexertion at Work; Tips for Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls

October 2020
Benefits Buzz
ACA Pay or Play Penalties Will Increase for 2021; Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15, 2020

October 2020
HR Brief
DOL Issues Guidance on Tracking Hours of Work for Remote Employees Recently, the U.S.; How Social Distancing Is Impacting Workplace Culture

September2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Mitigating Migraines at Work; Cybersecurity Best Practices

September 2020
Benefits Buzz
Affordability Percentages Will Increase for 2021; Preparing for an Unprecedented Open Enrollment Period

September 2020
HR Brief
The Impact of COVID-19 on Open Enrollment; Supporting Employees’ Caregiving Responsibilities Postcoronavirus

August 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
How to Protect Your Eyes at Work; Workplace Fire Safety Guidance

August 2020
Benefits Buzz
“Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Lawsuit Challenging ACA’s Constitutionality This Fall”; Employers Have Flexibility with Contraceptive Coverage Plan Designs

August 2020
HR Brief
Preparing for a Second Wave of COVID-19; Determining Whether a COVID-19 Case Is Work-related

July 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Remote Work Ergonomics Tips; Preventing Sprains and Strains at Work

July 2020
Benefits Buzz
IRS Announces HSA and HDHP Limits for 2021; COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Midyear Election Changes

July 2020
HR Brief
DOL Revises the Fluctuating Workweek Overtime Method; Recruiting Postcoronavirus

June 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Managing the Risk of Heatstroke; Managing Fatigue at Your Job

June 2020
Benefits Buzz
Updated Model COBRA Notices Available; COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines

June 2020
HR Brief
Federal Agencies Issue COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plans; Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Maintaining Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic; Managing Back Pain at Work

May 2020
Benefits Buzz
IRS Allows HDHPs to Cover COVID-19 Costs; COVID-19 Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave

May 2020
HR Brief
New Coronavirus Relief Laws Require Paid Employee Leave;  Best Practices for Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Noise Hazards in the Workplace; Working Safely in the Rain

April 2020
Benefits Buzz
U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ACA; No Statute of Limitations Applies for ACA Pay or Play Penalties

April 2020
HR Brief
NLRB Issues New Joint-employer Final Rule;  Coronaviruses and the Workplace 

March 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Health Tips for Shift Workers; Minding Your Mental Health

March 2020
Benefits Buzz
Supreme Court Declines to Expedite ACA Case; HHS Increases Civil Penalties for HIPAA Violations

March 2020
HR Brief
DOL Adopts New Joint Employer Determination Test; DOL Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2020

February 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Reporting Workplace Hazards; Addressing Bullying in the Workplace

February 2020
Benefits Buzz
Cadillac Tax and Other Key ACA Taxes Repealed; PCORI Fees Extended for 10 Years Released

February 2020
HR Brief
A New Year, a New Form W-4

January 2020
Safety Focused Newsletter
Winter Worker Safety Tips; Ladder Safety at Work

January 2020
Benefits Buzz
New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Template Will Be Required for 2021; Final Rule on Hospital Price Transparency
Released

January 2020
HR Brief
DOL Proposes Revisions to the Fluctuating Workweek Overtime Method; 5 Performance Review Best Practices

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