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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Bill Enright

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Bill Enright is Director of Consulting Services at National Insurance Services (NIS). He’s responsible for the management, fulfillment, and strategic direction of the full benefit consulting clients and services and the professional development of NIS full benefit consulting personnel. Bill is a 29+ year veteran in the employee benefits industry, from insurance carrier, benefit consultant, and now director. He has been published on the topics of health care reform and has served on the advisory committees and insurance lobbying groups at the state and local level. Bill served in the U.S Army Reserves as a non-commissioned officer for 11 years. He’s also involved with Special Olympics, youth sports coaching, and is a small group leader at his church.

Recent Articles by Bill Enright

OSHA Revised COVID-19 National Emphasis Program

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its national emphasis program (NEP) for COVID-19. It adjusted the targeted industries for those who are most at...

New FAQs Issued for Paid Employee Leave Tax Credits

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The IRS released new FAQs about tax credits for employers who voluntarily provide paid employee leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The paid sick and...

Employer Resources for FFCRA Leave Tax Credits Issued

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The IRS has issued new resources for employers who provide paid family and sick leave under the American Rescue Plan (ARPA) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). A

Special Enrollment Period Extended

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Due to the pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) decided to extend the special enrollment period (SEP) through Exchanges on the federal www.HealthCare.gov...

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Paid Military Service Leave

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In a recent court case, it was ruled that employees who take off for military duty may be entitled to paid leave from their employers. United Airlines was sued for failing to...

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Department of Labor Issues FLSA Opinion Letters

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued nine opinion letters which clarify how the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to various employment situations.

FAQs for Employer Tax Credits for FFCRA Leave

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The IRS updated its FAQs regarding tax credits available to employers for providing paid employee leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

New Stimulus Bill Includes No Surprises Act

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Congress passed a $900 billion stimulus bill that includes emergency economic relief, tax cuts, and government funding. It also includes the No Surprises Act which bans surprise...

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Recommendation Made

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has made an approved interim recommendation for the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. Among the first to receive the...

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Coronavirus Public Health Emergency Renewed

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has renewed its declaration of a public health emergency as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Effective October 23, 2020, a...