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Legislation and Compliance: DOL Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2020 & New I-9 Form Information

2020-03-03T07:57:51-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Employee Benefits Legislation, General Industry News, Legislative News|

DOL Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2020 The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released its 2020 inflation-adjusted civil monetary penalties that may be assessed on employers for violations of a wide range of federal laws, including: The Fair Labor Standards Act [...]

Is Your Business Prepared for Dealing with a Pandemic?

2020-02-26T12:41:48-05:00February 26th, 2020|Information Technology, Wellness|

We wanted to share with you a post from our CTO:  We are all concerned by the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The experts are still debating how severe this disease will become, but one thing seems to [...]

Safety Tips: The Move-Over Law in Massachusetts Can Save Lives

2020-02-25T16:17:26-05:00February 25th, 2020|Safety Tips|

“Move Over Law” went into effect in Massachusetts on March 22, 2009. The goal of this law aims to make all emergency personal, such as police, firefighters, paramedics, and tow truck drivers safer on the job. The law requires [...]

Colorado Paid Family Leave Bill in Danger, as Sponsors Bail

2020-02-25T10:37:26-05:00February 25th, 2020|Colorado News, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

One of the key pieces of legislation that Colorado Democrats promised this year at the state capitol is in danger of leaving the building. Paid family and medical leave lost two of its Democratic cosponsors, to the surprise of [...]

Massachusetts’ Hands-Free Driving Law to Take Effect on February 23, 2020

2020-02-22T14:41:47-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Legislative News, Massachusetts News, Safety Tips|

Massachusetts’ new hands-free driving law takes effect this Sunday, February 23rd. The law, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in November, is intended to reduce the number of distracted driving injuries and deaths in the state. It imposes penalties enforced [...]

Legislative Updates: New COBRA and CHIP Notices Available

2020-02-19T10:21:24-05:00February 19th, 2020|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

Cobra Notices: Updated Expiration Dates of Jan. 31, 2023 The Department of Labor (DOL) has released updated versions of its model COBRA General Notice and model COBRA Election Notice, both with an expiration date of Jan. 31, 2023. As a reminder, these notices [...]