Benefits Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter that covers hot benefit topics in depth. This issue includes information about the health savings account and high deductible health plan limits for 2020, the Trump administration's moves toward better health care price transparency, the upcoming due date for PCORI fees and information about measuring employee engagement.
This month's Benefits Buzz explains the inflation-adjusted health savings account and high deductible health plan limits for 2020 and discusses the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's plans to issue amended regulations related to wellness program incentives by December 2019.
On June 13, 2019, a final rule was issued that expands the usability of HRAs. This video provides an overview of key changes included in the final rule.
Employers with employee benefit plans that operate on a calendar year basis must file their Forms 5500 with the DOL by July 31. An employer may extend this deadline by two and one-half months (until Oct. 15) by filing IRS Form 5558. This Compliance Bulletin summarizes the Form 5500 filing requirement and highlights the deadlines for calendar year plans.
On May 13, 2019, Washington State enacted a new law that requires certain employers to train their employees on how to prevent sexual assault and harassment. The law also requires employers to adopt a workplace policy and provide resources and panic buttons to certain isolated employees. This Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the new law.
This month's HR Brief examines an uptick in DOL enforcement actions and discusses the lowest unemployment rate in decades.
This month's Benefits Buzz discusses the final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020 and the Department of Labor's opinion letter on gig worker classification.
Not all performance reviews are created equal. Check out this article to see which are trending in 2019.
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