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 [...]

Colorado Employers to Comply with New Wage Payment Requirements

2020-01-30T14:59:04-05:00January 30th, 2020|Benefits Administration, Colorado News, Legislative News|

The new Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Becomes Effective March 16 On Jan. 22, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced the adoption of the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order #36 (COMPS 36). COMPS 36 [...]

Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition Discusses Current Law

2020-01-24T11:44:25-05:00January 24th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Massachusetts News|

Unless current law is updated, Massachusetts residents will increasingly lose the ability to take their cars to independent repair shops and be forced to pay more at dealerships, the head of the Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition told members of the [...]

NH Lawmakers Seek New Fees as Gas Tax Revenue Decreases

2020-01-24T11:34:28-05:00January 24th, 2020|Fuel Industry News, General Industry News, New Hampshire News|

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering two opposing plans for bolstering state highway revenues. Lawmakers heard two bills on Tuesday that propose new systems for vehicle registration fees in the state in response to a decline in gas tax revenue [...]

Important Information about How to Report 2019 Massachusetts PFML Wages

2020-01-23T08:54:04-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Massachusetts News|

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue recently released important information on how to report PFML Wages for the 4th Quarter 2019 Paid Family and Medical Leave Return. The Department of Family and Medical Leave is providing this update for all employers participating in [...]

You Can Use Colorado’s New Search Tool to See the Oil and Gas Flowlines Under Your Neighborhood

2020-01-22T15:45:12-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Colorado News, Fuel Industry News, General Industry News|

What's underground in Colorado is now being revealed through a searchable oil and gas map online. The location of oil and gas lines underground is being added to a geographic information systems (GIS) database maintained by the Colorado Oil and Gas [...]

Vehicle Data Security: Is Progress Being Made?

2020-01-22T15:14:41-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Cybersecurity|

This piece is an interesting read from Car and Driver we wanted to share with you. Automotive cybersecurity is a challenge. A number of challenges, actually. Automakers are challenged to protect their cars. Hackers see a challenge in getting [...]