Great Place to Work® and Fortune have honored Hausmann-Johnson Insurance (HJI) as one of the 2020 Best Small & Medium Workplaces™. The ranking is based on confidential survey feedback representing more than 189,000 employees working at small- and medium-sized businesses in the United States.
- The mortality rate of known infections has declined from 2.9% in May to 0.5% through September
- Hospitalization rates and lengths of stay have declined as well (although..
As of October 4, 2020, Wisconsin is reporting a rate of 8.2% for positive COVID-19 tests. Among the five midwestern states, Michigan has the lowest rate at 3.8%. The Midwest’s percentage of positive tests is below the median for all states (Midwest: 7.0%, median for all states: 7.2%).
The IRS recently announced limited relief from some of the 2020 ACA reporting requirements (IRC Sections 6055 and 6056). Specifically, the relief has to do with the 1095-B and 1095-C forms, which relate to reporting individuals’ coverage. Here are the changes employers need to note:First, the..
Employers must send Medicare Part D notices to all Medicare-eligible individuals before October 15, 2020, regardless of the employer's size or when the plan year starts.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, data breaches increased 40 percent in 2016, with a total of 1,093 reported breaches. This trend continued in 2017, with over 1,120 cases reported by October. Businesses, both large and small, are..
Workplaces that satisfy requirements established by the Department of Labor as “seasonal” may enjoy certain exemptions from wage and hour rules. This article outlines how pandemic closures may have impacted compliance with those rules.
How an employer responds to COVID-19 related employment matters could be challenged by a lawsuit. This article outlines some areas of employment practice where employers should pay close attention.
Public Health of Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) is receiving increasing complaints of non-compliance related to restaurants and taverns exceeding the 25% indoor capacity restrictions; employees not wearing face coverings or not wearing them properly; employees not physically distancing; and..