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Update on The White House Actions Regarding Vaccinations and More on September 9th

2021-09-16T13:46:40-04:00September 15th, 2021|Benefits Administration, COVID-19 Updates, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Health Savings Accounts, Labor News, Legislative News|

On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden announced a “Path Out of the Pandemic,” indicating he will use regulatory powers and other actions to increase the number of vaccinated Americans. In short, the plan provides the following: Employers with [...]

OSHA Interpretive Rule on Anti-Retaliation Now Allows Only ‘but-for’ Causation

2021-09-09T07:21:32-04:00September 9th, 2021|Labor News, Legislative News|

OSHA has amended one of the rules interpreting the anti-retaliation provision of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. According to a final interpretive rule published in the Sept. 3 Federal Register, the change was made to clarify the causal connection [...]

The Employee Retention Tax Credit: How Do You Claim It?

2021-09-01T16:56:32-04:00August 31st, 2021|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Labor News, Legislative News, Tax News|

Congress created the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) in March 2020 to provide financial relief to small businesses during the pandemic. Here’s some key facts about the ERTC and how to benefit from it. What is the Employee Retention Tax Credit? [...]

OSHA Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance to Match CDC’s July 27th Protocol on Masks

2021-09-01T16:55:13-04:00August 25th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

On Friday, August 13, 2021, OSHA issued an updated Guidance document regarding COVID-19 Plans and the General Duty Clause. OSHA has now adopted CDC’s July 27th, 2021 Protocol in which Fully Vaccinated employees must wear masks indoors in “Substantial” [...]

FTC to Ramp Up Law Enforcement Against Illegal Repair Restrictions

2021-08-06T10:32:56-04:00August 6th, 2021|Automotive Industry News|

The Federal Trade Commission on July 21, 2021 to unanimously ramp up law enforcement against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers, and even government entities from fixing their own products. The policy statement adopted today is aimed at [...]

Are You Aware of the Section 179 Tax Deduction?

2021-08-06T10:26:25-04:00August 5th, 2021|General Industry News, Legislative News, Tax News|

(Via Section179.org) What is the Section 179 Deduction Most people think the Section 179 deduction is some mysterious or complicated tax code. It really isn’t, as you will see below. Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows [...]

Commonly Asked Question: Does enrolling in Medicare trigger an offer of COBRA?

2021-08-06T09:50:10-04:00July 29th, 2021|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits|

The answer to this question is, NO, enrolling in Medicare does not cause COBRA to start. Under the federal rules, COBRA must be offered to persons enrolled in the employer’s health plan only if they lose coverage because of [...]

How Big a Part of the Colorado Economy is the Oil, Gas Industry?

2021-07-21T16:03:50-04:00July 21st, 2021|Colorado News, Fuel Industry News, Labor News|

A new report by a national industry group that says oil and gas development supports hundreds of thousands jobs in Colorado arrives amid robust discussions on the economic recovery and energy future of the state and nation. The report [...]

NARFA Partners with Flyreel to Provide Innovative, Contact-Less Safety and Loss Control Inspections to Members as Part of Their Workers Compensation Program

2021-07-13T09:17:53-04:00July 13th, 2021|Company News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. & DENVER, July 13, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Automotive Roads Fuel Association (NARFA), the exclusive sponsor of the Automotive Industries Compensation Corporation (AICC) workers compensation program, is proud to announce the availability of Flyreel for AICC members. Flyreel [...]

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