On Dec. 20, 2017, the tax reform bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill is now expected to be signed into law by President Trump shortly.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to their full-time employees in order to avoid possible penalties. Because this employer mandate has been criticized as burdensome for employers and an impediment to..
Do you have a pet, or have employees with pets? I bet the answer is yes. It is true, pet insurance may be silly to discuss for some, but it is becoming something desired more and more by employers and employees. (You may yourself be laughing as you read this, but I’ve been laughed at before..
As a Benefits Consultant, I value the opportunity in providing employers the tools they need to establish and maintain a high level of Benefits that best fit their company. After all, employees are our greatest asset! I’m not here to introduce breaking news, but simply bring awareness to a..
On Tuesday, November 22 a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) from implementing its new overtime rule scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016. The rule would have affected approximately 4 million executive, administrative and..
In this month's snapshot, Kyle Von Ruden discusses the Department of Labor's proposed changes to annual reporting for ERISA plans.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided guidance on when and how leave must be granted to disabled employees as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This Compliance Overview summarizes the EEOC’s guidance on employer-provided leave..