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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Federal Emergency Temporary Standard Issued with FAQs

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Updated November 18, 2021: OSHA has published on their website that the COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS) is being put on hold due to pending...

2022 IRS Contribution Limits

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Download our new 2022 IRS Contribution Limits Infosheet. This handy reference for public sector organizations highlights the contribution limits for your HSA, HRA, FSA, retirement...

Final Forms for 2021 ACA Reporting

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the final forms for 2021 reporting under Sections 6055 and 6056.

FDA Advisory Panel Endorses Low-dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

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A panel of vaccine experts endorsed a low-dose Pfizer vaccine shot for children ages 5-11. Next, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must decide if they agree with the...

Court Blocks OSHA’s COVID-19 ETS

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The fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a temporary stay on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on mandatory...

Tips for Celebrating the Holidays Safely During the Pandemic

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its holiday guidelines to stay safe while celebrating the upcoming holiday season. The best way to minimize COVID-19...

COVID-19 and Student Mental Health Resources Issued

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The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) released new resources aimed at helping schools comply with federal civil rights laws that protect students with mental health disabilities....

FAQs and Guidance on Requests for Religious Exceptions to Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued FAQs and guidance about how employers should handle employee requests for religious exceptions to their workplace...

Johnson & Johnson and Moderna Booster Shots Authorized by FDA

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Both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine booster shots have been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2022 ACA Compliance Checklist

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Public sector organizations with group health plans should be aware of changes to Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements that take effect in 2022.