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Coronavirus

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Coronavirus – Jaws or Y2K*? For you the employer, for you the HR Director, for you the person in charge of paid leave and benefits and.....continue

Ten steps for employers to consider during the coronavirus outbreak

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Ten Steps for Employers To Consider During the Coronavirus Outbreak Employers are asking what measures should be implemented in response to the Coronavirus – COVID-19.....continue

OH: What your workplace can do right now to prepare for COVID-19

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What Your Workplace Can Do Right Now to Prepare for COVID-19 As the Ohio Department of Health begins testing for coronavirus, employers.....continue

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NJ: Weed, opioids, workers' comp – who pays?

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Must an Employer Pay for Medical Marijuana? Apparently yes – at least in New Jersey. In Hager v. M&K Construction, a New Jersey state appellate.....continue

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NJ Independent contractors with benefits

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Executive Summary: The New Jersey Legislature appears poised to pass S67, the Portable Benefits Act for Independent Contractors, in the upcoming lame-duck session. If passed, the.....continue

Life Insurance as an employer-provided benefit

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Life insurance is among the most common employer-provided benefits and there are a few options that employers have: Employers may either: structure their.....continue

Regulation of Group Health Plans

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Most group health plans sponsored by employers in the private sector -- other than certain health savings accounts (HSAs) -- are considered employee welfare.....continue

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PEO – back-office balm or toothpaste dispersant?

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What's a PEO and How Can You Benefit from Using One? Have you heard of the term PEO before? Chances are you know a business.....continue

Employee benefits law

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This guide is intended to provide a general overview of the principal laws that apply when an employer chooses to provide benefits for its employees. The.....continue

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SC Not really married, not really benefits, not really leave

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You May No Longer Be Married in South Carolina The Supreme Court of South Carolina recently issued an Opinion prospectively abolishing Common Law Marriage in.....continue

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SC Common law marriage is no more – this affects the workplace how?

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South Carolina Abolishes Common Law Marriage:  The Impact on Workplace Law The South Carolina Supreme Court just ruled that the state will no longer recognize.....continue

401(k) plan + payroll provider = 401k good things

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This blog is courtesy of Jennifer Ready at HK Finanical Services and the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) and can be found.....continue

Open enrollment – personalizing perks pays off

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SHRMS's third in a series of articles on meeting fall 2018 open-enrollment challenges deals with providing employees with the opportunity to tailor.....continue

Help hiring holiday help here

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This blog was written by John Monroe and Kristina Griffin at FordHarrison, which authors our "Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers".....continue

I've changed my name – to Optimus Prime

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So say an employee, let's call him, for purposes of this exercise, Scott Edward Nall, walks into your office to let you know he has changed.....continue

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Four-legged office mates and the pawternity policies they benefit

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This blog was written by Danielle Krauthamer at Fisher Phillips, which authors several of our resources. You can find the original post and.....continue

Employment agreements – what to do before you do

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This blog was written by Judy Yi at Polsinelli. Polsinelli authors hrsimple resources in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois. You can find the ..continue

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Milk Stork delivers for working mom's and their baby

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If you are in the practice of sending employees on overnight business trips AND you employ new mothers AND you believe in treating your employees.....continue

PTO on the house!

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Traditionally, most companies have offered a paid leave package to employees that differentiates between vacation, personal and sick days. However, combining all categories into a.....continue

How to treat fringe benefits for employees

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This chapter provides an overview of some fringe benefits that are not among the benefits that can trigger coverage under the Employee Retirement Income Security.....continue

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Service dogs at work

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(Customer) service dogs at work can work. Our authors @Littler help show how here ..continue

Laner Muchin's Annual Fall Employment Law Conference

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Please join us at this complimentary session geared towards Human Resources Professionals, In-House Counsel and Business Owners. We will discuss important legal updates and labor.....continue

Employee Benefit Considerations in the COVID-19 Era – What You Need to Know for 2021

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Troutman Pepper Experts Share What You Need to Know Moving into the New Year. The Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team at Troutman Pepper invites.....continue

Employee Benefit Hot Topics for 2020

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About the Program Join Tiffany Downs, FordHarrison Partner and leader of the Employee Benefits Practice Group, as she discusses hot topics.....continue

Sizing Up the SECURE Act

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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is the most sweeping retirement legislation since the Pension Protection Act of 2006. In this.....continue

PA Why self insurance is right for your company

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With businesses dealing with the rising cost of health insurance, increasing deductibles and the uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act, you need more than just.....continue