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    Employer Coverage Reporting Requirements: Begin Collecting Data Now for 2016

    Originally posted January 8, 2015 by United Healthcare Services, Inc. Even though we just started 2015, it’s time to start thinking about IRS 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements.  True, mandatory compliance does not begin until January 1, 2016...

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    How NOT To Motivate And Reward Employees

    If you are thinking about how to best motivate your employees, to ensure they know their efforts are appreciated, here are a few mistakes to avoid. Read more here...

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    PPACA survives another SCOTUS challenge

    Originally posted January 13, 2015 by Dan Cook on Life Health Pro. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act survived yet another legal attack Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge targeting the requirement...

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    Compliance Calendar 2015

      The following are important compliance due dates and reminders for 2015. The laws and due dates apply based on the number of employees, whether or not someone does business with the Government, and on benefits offered....

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    Bullies taking a toll on their workplace targets

    Source: Benefits Pro Less than 10 percent of workers experience bullying on the job. But for those who do, the consequences can be severe. Ball State University researchers reviewed 2010 data from more than 17,000 workers who...

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    House passes bill offering smaller employers relief from ACA coverage mandate

    Originally posted January 7, 2015 by Jerry Geisel on Business Insurance More small employers would be shielded from a health care reform law provision that requires employers to offer coverage or be liable for a stiff financial...

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    Know the Minimum Wage in Your State? You Might Want to Check Again

    Source: ThinkHR.com 2014 was an odd year in regards to minimum wage. Although Congress failed to pass any legislation regarding the federal minimum wage, nearly half the states had minimum wage increases that went into effect on...

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    OSHA’s New Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule Goes into Effect on January 1, 2015

    Source: ThinkHR.comOn September 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule which updates the reporting and recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses, found at 29 C.F.R. 1904. The rule goes into...

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    New non-insurance benefits hit the market

      Originally posted December 12, 2014 by Mike Nesper on Employee Benefit Advisor As employee benefits plans evolve, so too does the employer’s perspective, particularly when it comes to voluntary benefits. More and more, employers are viewing...

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    Wellness programs adopt outside-the-box solutions

      Originally posted December 15, 2014 by Mike Nesper on Employee Benefit Advisor Increasing participation in a particular activity can be done with incentives, “but you can’t buy commitment to health,” says Alexander Domaszewicz, a principal and...

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