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Avoid Making the 9 Most Common Employee Benefits Mistakes

 

 

As a small business owner, the selection of your company’s benefits program sits squarely on your shoulders. It’s a big decision. Benefits are not only among a company’s biggest annual costs, but also one of the strongest ways smaller...

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He, She or They: Creating Inclusivity for Non-Binary Gender Identity Employees

The American workplace has moved in recent years toward creating more-inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees – for example, by making health benefits available to same-sex partners. The U.S. Supreme Court...

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Testing Employees for COVID; What Employers Should Consider

In the 2020’s pandemic environment, reducing or eliminating workforce exposure to and spread of COVID-19 is part of the employer's responsibility to provide a safe workplace. As employers plan to reopen their businesses or bring employees back...

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Federal Rule Extends COBRA Signup Deadlines During COVID-19 National Emergency

A new federal rule, issued April 28, 2020, extends the time laid off or furloughed employees have to decide whether to sign up for COBRA coverage. President Trump declared the COVID-19 crisis a national emergency in mid-March, and the new COBRA...

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About COVID Hazards in the Workplace

According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, as of August 15, 2020, COVID-19 cases had reached more than 21 million across the globe, with more than 5 million in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control...

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FDA Warns New Toxic Ingredient Found in Certain Hand Sanitizers Sold in U.S.

Promoting good hand hygiene and having a good supply of hand sanitizer available around your workplace is an essential part of reopening during COVID-19. However, as with other products, like Clorox wipes and Lysol spray disinfectants, hand...

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Sign Me Up: The Employee Benefits Enrollment Process

Open enrollment – the annual event when small business employees choose, sign up for or opt out of employer-sponsored group insurance offerings – is a relatively simple process once workers have decided which benefits best meet their health and...

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Treasury, SBA Release New List of PPP Forgiveness FAQs; Here’s What You Should Know

Despite some areas of the country slowing down or halting reopening due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases, another 1.8 million jobs were added in July. In addition to those July jobs, 2.7 million were added in May and 4.8 million in June — and a lot...

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An Employee Makes a Racial Discrimination Claim – Now What?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says that employers must investigate and work to resolve claims of discrimination by employees and applicants. When an employee makes a racial discrimination claim, employers should not ignore,...

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Five Steps that Prepare Your Small Businesses for Annual Benefits Renewal

The annual benefits renewal process gives small business owners a chance to review their existing employee benefits plans and, potentially, to revise them based on changes in the company’s and workers’ needs. To make sure the options you offer at...

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