Not all performance reviews are created equal. Check out this article to see which are trending in 2019.
In the growing “gig economy,” individuals perform jobs on a one-off or short-term basis, typically through an online application or job marketplace. On April 29, 2019, the DOL issued an opinion letter addressing whether individuals working for a virtual marketplace company are employees or independent contractors under the FLSA. This Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the DOL's interpretation in the opinion letter.
The IRS has released the inflation-adjusted limits for HSAs and HDHPs for 2020. These limits include: (1) the maximum HSA contribution limit, (2) the minimum deductible amount for HDHPs, and (3) the maximum out-of-pocket expense limit for HDHPs. This Compliance Bulletin shows the new limits for 2020, as compared to the limits for 2019.
On May 24, 2019, HHS issued a proposed rule to revise the ACA's Section 1557 nondiscrimination regulations. Specifically, the proposed rule would amend provisions related to gender identity and language access protections, in response to a federal court injunction. This ACA Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the proposed rule.
This news brief discusses the proposed Lower Health Care Costs Act, a bipartisan bill that sets out to address surprise medical billing, reduce the cost of prescription drugs and the overall cost of delivering health care, and improve transparency.
This month's HR Brief discusses the latest developments with the Affordable Care Act and the Department of Labor's newly proposed overtime rule.
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the Department of Justice's support of a federal court ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act and provides an overview on a ruling that invalidated certain parts of a 2018 rule on association health plans.
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