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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Emergency Temporary Standard for Health Care Issued

updated June 22, 2021

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The ETS was developed to protect health...

OSHA Updates Their COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

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OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has updated its guidance on preventing and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. It now reflects the U.S....

OSHA and CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that they have temporarily adopted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) public health...

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The Importance of Life and Disability Insurance

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A robust employee benefits package is an important part of attracting and retaining good workers. By offering a variety of coverages, it shows the employee how much the employer...

EEOC Updates Guidance and Issues New FAQs about ADA

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has added new and updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how employers should comply with the Americans with Disability...

COBRA Subsidy FAQs

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The IRS published frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the American Rescue Plan Act subsidies for continuation of health coverage under COBRA. The FAQs cover a variety of topics...

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New Interpretation of Section 1557 Sex Discrimination

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The Department of Health and Human Services released a notice that it will now interpret and enforce the Section 1557 prohibition on discrimination based on sex to include...

Dependent Care Assistance Programs Taxability Guidance Issued

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The IRS issued guidance on the taxability of dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs), also known as dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for 2021 and 2022. Carryovers...

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HSA and HDHP Limits Increase for 2022

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The IRS has recently announced the inflation-adjusted contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) will increase for 2022.

Updated Q&As on COVID-19 and FMLA

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its “COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers” webpage. It has been reoriented to be geared towards employees...