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Category Archive: Employee Benefits

  1. Aug
    04

    Paid Family Leave

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    “Starting in January 2018, Paid Family Leave (PFL) will take effect for New Yorkers. NY PFL will be one of the most comprehensive paid family leave programs in the country. All New York “covered employers” (typically private sector employers with one or more employees who have private sector statutory disability insurance / DBL), have to …

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  2. Feb
    03

    Why all employers should provide Total Compensation Statements

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    An often overlooked but important tool that all employers can use to boost employee morale and improve retention is to present a Total Compensation Statement at each employee’s annual review. Total Compensation Statements give employees information on the entirety of the pay package awarded to them on an annual basis, including both direct and indirect …

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  3. Aug
    18

    Identify & Prevent Employee Benefit Plan Fraud

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    Employee benefit plans are a must-have for every business. Not only are they important recruiting tools, but they are an expected and necessary perk of most full-time positions. While many employers have implemented detailed employee benefits plans, they are often missing the crucial oversight and systems to help prevent fraud. 1. Know where to look …

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  4. Jul
    28

    IRS unveils final forms, reporting guidelines for ACA

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    Recently, the IRS announced its final forms and reporting instructions for the Affordable Care Act. The law has altered insurance coverage for Americans, both through employee benefit programs and the health insurance exchanges. Regarding the former, the ACA did not just usher in changes for workers. Employers also have new requirements for their employee benefits, …

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  5. Jun
    10

    Could your wellness program be violating the ADA?

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    The situation involving whether Honeywell International is violating the American Disabilities Act by requiring workers to have biometric testing done has caused employers to re-evaluate their own employee wellness programs and policies.  

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