Business & Professions Insights

September 2020
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

December 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Maintaining Workplace Safety Through Good Housekeeping; Safe Driving Practices for Employees

December 2019
Benefits Buzz
FSA Contribution and Other Benefits Limits Rise for 2020; DOL Proposes New Method for Electronic Delivery of Retirement Plan Disclosures

December 2019
HR Brief
SCOTUS to Consider whether Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers; 6 Steps for a Sublime Seasonal Shindig

November 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Effective Use of Fire Extinguishers; The Reality of Work-related Asthma

November 2019
Benefits Buzz
Summary of the 2019 Employer Health Benefits Annual Survey; Using Voluntary Benefits to Entice Millennial Talent

November 2019
HR Brief
DOL Issues New Salary Limits for Overtime Exemptions; The Pros and Cons of Incentive Pay

October 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
First Aid for Cut and Puncture Wounds; Cyber Security Tips for Employees

October 2019
Benefits Buzz
Deadline Approaching: Medicare Part D Notices Are Due Before Oct. 15; Employers Are Expected to Spend More on Health Care and Wellness in the Next Year

October 2019
HR Brief
Hold on to Talent With Stay Conversations; Help Employees Overcome Prework Stress

September 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Addressing Workplace Harassment; 5 First-aid Tips for Common Injuries

September 2019
Benefits Buzz
Open Enrollment: What’s Changing in 2020?; Hospitals to Publish Retail Prices Under a New Proposed Rule

September 2019
HR Brief
Acting DOL Secretary May Bring Change of Pace; Financial Industry Experienced 3,500 Cyber Attacks in 2019 So Far

August 2019

August 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Treating Pain Without Opiods; Preventing Sprains and Strains

August 2019
Benefits Buzz
Executive Order on Health Plans to Affect Employer Health Plans; Final Rule Expands Options for HRAs

August 2019
HR Brief
HSA and HDHP 2020 Limits Released; Making Emotional Intelligence Work for You

July 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Why You Should Be Encouraging Employees to Use PTO; EEO Deadlines Approaching, Here’s Where You Can Find Help
 

July 2019
Benefits Buzz
IRS Releases Inflation-adjusted Limits for HSAs and HDHPs for 2020; Eye Protection in the Summer Sun 

July 2019
HR Brief
HSA and HDHP 2020 Limits Released; Making Emotional Intelligence Work for You

June 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter  
Emergency Preparedness During National Safety Month; 5 Tips for Outdoor Heat Safety

June 2019
Benefits Buzz
Final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020; DOL Issues Opinion Letter on Gig Worker Classification

June 2019
HR Brief
DOL Enforcement Actions Are Up and Expected to Stay That Way; Lowest Unemployment in Decades

May 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter  
Electrical Safety in the Workplace; Ergonomics Basics to Prevent Injuries

May 2019
Benefits Buzz
DOL Supports Federal Court Ruling Invalidating ACA; Parts of AHP Final Rule Are Struck Down by Federal Court

May 2019
HR Brief
Vote on Health Care Won’t Come Until After 2020 Elections; DOL’s Newly Proposed Overtime Rule: What’s Included

April 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter  
6 Tips for Managing Stress at Work; Concussions in the Workplace

April 2019
Benefits Buzz
Deadline Extended for EEO-1 Filing; BLS Data on Worker Access to Family Leave in 2018 Now Available

April 2019
HR Brief
When it Comes to Employee Engagement, Communication is Key; The EEOC is Changing Things Up by Moving Online

March 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter  
Recognizing Workplace Eye Wellness Month; Tips for Safe Spring Cleaning

March 2019
Benefits Buzz
Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020; DOL Increases Civil Penalty

March 2019
HR Brief
Workplace Wellness is About More than Just Physical Health; Retaliation Claims Are Up, Are You Prepared?

February 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter  
Don’t Let Winter Weather Cause Slips, Trips and Falls; Workplace Burns and How to Treat Them

February 2019
Benefits Buzz
ACA Reporting; Wellness Plan Incentive Limits Removed by EEOC

February 2019
HR Brief
Retaining Talent: Are Your Leaders the Problem?; Calculating OT? Double-check Your Math

January 2019
Safety Focused Newsletter
Be Cautious of Unguarded Machinery; Do’s and Don’ts When Working at Heights

January 2019
Benefits Buzz
The IRS is Beginning 2016 Pay or Play Enforcement: Here’s What You Need to Know; FSA Limit to Increase for 2019 

January 2019
HR Brief
2019 Plan Limits:Everything You Must Know; Gen Z is Coming: Are You Prepared?

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