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Coronavirus and Beyond: IRS Promises Full, Immediate Reimbursement for Sick Leave

It’s no surprise that the coronavirus pandemic and response have led to layoffs and economic uncertainty. The Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia has confirmed, “This large increase in unemployment claims was not unexpected,” but stimulus checks and other measures are expected to soften the impact. The federal government has also sought to provide incentives and […]

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Coronavirus and Beyond: Understanding Unemployment Benefits

As the COVID-19 outbreak brings American life to a halt, many employers are ceasing operations temporarily and placing employees on furlough or terminating them altogether. In the fallout, unemployment insurance will be a crucial backup for many. Unemployment insurance, also known as unemployment benefits, is a type of state-provided insurance that pays out if you […]

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HR Tips For Smoother Open Enrollment

January 7, 2019 Choosing benefits in the workplace can sometimes be a daunting task for employees. The more you can do in terms of communication and guidance during open enrollment season for your employees, the less stressed they are likely to become when navigating the terrain and weighing their options. Open Enrollment Requirements Open enrollment […]

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Healthcare’s Staffing Shortage Explained

September 18, 2018 Healthcare is a fundamental component of modern society. There’s a reason the industry is constantly shrouded in controversy and debate that dominates the 24-hour news cycle. So why is one of our nation’s largest industries suffering from a major staffing shortage problem? It’s a frustratingly complex issue that has left Human Resources […]

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How The Proposed HSA Ruling and Bills Could Affect Your Business

August 8, 2018 You are likely aware of the recent news from last week that the House of Representatives passed two healthcare bills regarding consumer-incentivized health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). These bills could result in several changes that will markedly increase the allowances of these plans for […]

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This Year I’m Thankful for…Benefits Management Solutions

November 16, 2017 It’s the time of year when grateful HR pros gather ye’ round the conference table and give thanks for the bountiful tools, resources, and innovative partnerships that have contributed to their company’s prosperity and peace of mind. Topping the list this year are benefits management solutions, providing some much needed relief from […]

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Three Things Scarier than the Open Enrollment Period

November 01, 2017 ‘Tis the season. No, we’re not jumping the gun and referring to holiday cheer just yet. October is synonymous with the oh-so-scary haunted thoughts of impending Open Enrollment. That time of year when employees come out of the woodwork with zombie-like despair in an attempt to secure new benefits, change policies, and […]

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3 Open Enrollment Tools Invaluable to HR | Netchex Online

October 10, 2017 Each year, there’s a small window of opportunity to obtain new health coverage, or amend current benefits. Thus, the open enrollment period ends up being a hectic time for HR administrators and employees alike. To avoid bottlenecks, mounds of paperwork, and excess operational hours being taken from critical tasks, companies are implementing […]

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