Open Enrollment 2020 – Benefit Notices

Highlights Open Enrollment Notices Employers should provide certain benefit…


PCORI Fee Is Due by July 31 for Self-Insured Health Plans

Annual fees for the federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute…


EXECUTIVE ORDER ON HEALTH COSTS TO AFFECT EMPLOYER HEALTH PLANS

HIGHLIGHTS The executive order is aimed at improving price and quality…


DOL Offers Wage and Hour Compliance Tips in Three Opinion Letters

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new opinion letters…


Summary Annual Report

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires plan…


Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rules

Highlights MLR Standards Issuers in the large group market must spend at…


IRS Seeks Comments on Form W-4 Overhaul for 2020

The IRS released a draft of the 2020 Form W-4 on May 31 that included major…


Top 10 COBRA Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Highlights Practical Tips COBRA applies to employers that had 20 or more…


3 summer workplace legal issues and how to handle them

With summer right around the corner, employers need to brush up on seasonal…


EEO-1 Reports Are Due by May 31 and Sept. 30, 2019

Highlights 2018 EEO-1 Component 1 reports are due by May 31, 2018. EEO-1…