IRS Announces 2020 Benefit Contribution Limits

Last week the IRS announced its annual cost-of-living increases to the contribution limits for retirement and cafeteria plans. Of note: Elective deferrals for 401(k), 403(b),...

Addressing Open Enrollment Blues

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion among workers about their health insurance. Not sure what type of plan is best for you?...

Recent ADA Cases Create Questions for Employers

The ADA’s definition of disability contains three parts. An individual with a disability is someone who: Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits...

Shop Talk and Politics

Employees are increasingly talking about politics in the workplace, and many conversations are leading to conflict, according to a recent SHRM survey, Politics in the...

Trump Administration Announces Two Regulatory Changes

Proposed Rule Change to Overtime Regulations On November 4, 2019, The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule to change regulations for computing overtime compensation...

Why are all of my Employees Sick?

Cough, sniffles, low-energy; it’s that time of year - the flu season. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimate that 37 percent of...

The National Labor Relations Board Releases Four Advice Memos

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) recently released four Advice Memos. Briefly, the holdings are as follows: Kroger Mid-Atlantic Case 05-CA-155160 The NLRB considered...