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Employers May Need to Increase Exempt Employees’ Salary in 2019
Employers May Need to Increase Exempt Employees’ Salary in 2019

Due to the recent changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers may need to increase exempt employees’ salaries. Know what you need to know here.

2 months ago

5 Harassment Complaints Tips that Employers Need to Heed
5 Harassment Complaints Tips that Employers Need to Heed

Employers are responsible to prevent the culture of harassment to thrive in workplaces. These 5 tips bring huge help in handling harassment complaints easily.

2 months ago

Major Drugmaker to Offer Cheaper, Generic Insulin
Major Drugmaker to Offer Cheaper, Generic Insulin

On Monday, March 4, 2019, major drugmaker Eli Lilly announced that they would begin selling an authorized generic version of their top selling insulin

2 months ago

Opioids in the Workplace
Opioids in the Workplace

Opioids are extremely common—perhaps more than you realize. The CDC defines opioids as “a class of drugs used to reduce pain.”

2 months ago

7 Important Marijuana Law Tips that Employers Need to Know
7 Important Marijuana Law Tips that Employers Need to Know

Marijuana laws continue to evolve. Employers need to keep these 7 tips in mind to help them update their company policies and practices accordingly.

3 months ago

2018 Was a Record Year for HIPAA Enforcement Actions
2018 Was a Record Year for HIPAA Enforcement Actions

In 2018, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) settled 10 cases and was granted summary judgment in a case in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enforcement.

3 months ago

The State of the Union Address and the Employee Benefits Market
The State of the Union Address and the Employee Benefits Market

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, President Donald Trump delivered the 2019 State of the Union Address (SOTU).

3 months ago

HHS Proposes Rule That Would End Certain Drug Rebates
HHS Proposes Rule That Would End Certain Drug Rebates

On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a proposed rule that effectively eliminates certain drug rebates.

3 months ago

Fixed - Indemnity Health Benefits – Federal Tax Rules
Fixed - Indemnity Health Benefits – Federal Tax Rules

Fixed-indemnity health coverage pays insured individuals a specified amount of cash for certain health-related events

3 months ago

2019 Health Plan Deadlines
2019 Health Plan Deadlines

Employers must comply with numerous reporting and disclosure requirements throughout the year in connection with their group health plans.

3 months ago

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