On December 12th, the IRS issued final regulations around ACA’s Employer Mandate filing of 1095 and 1094 forms. Below are details of the new IRS final regulations and the impact on employers. Final regulations confirm end of good-faith transition relief The final regulations make clear that the current good-faith transition relief is no longer available [...]
Beginning in April of 2018, employers in Massachusetts will need to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees, including measures to prevent discrimination against those pregnant workers who request an accommodation. Some of these accommodations will include allowing more frequent or longer breaks, modifying seating or other work-related equipment, temporarily transferring pregnant employees to a less [...]
The article below was published on October 9, 2017 by Plansponsor, written by Rebecca Moore. The youngest employees especially feel unprepared to decide what plan they should choose, according to a survey from Aflac. Benefits enrollment findings from the 2017 Aflac WorkForces Report, a national online survey of 5,000 U.S. workers, found that 67% said [...]
As if businesses in Illinois don’t have enough concerns, the General Assembly has introduced bills mandating a minimum of five (5) paid sick days per year for Illinois workers. Employees would be able to use the time to care for themselves or a family member, attend a medical appointment for themselves or a family member, [...]
Preventive care is vital to keep your employees healthy. They stay healthy, you save on health care costs—It’s a win-win for employees and employers.