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2022 Legal Update:

2022 Legal Update: Employers are not required to comply with the OSHA ETS vaccination and testing mandate at this time.

OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate Attn: Private employers with 100 or more employees are affected Last week, on Jan. 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS)…
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BenePro Named One of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation for 2021

The National Association for Business Resources has released their fall 2021 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation. The 2021 Fall National winning companies were assessed by…
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HRPro/BenePro Named Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Metropolitan Detroit for 2021 by the National Association for Business Resources

September 17, 2021 – The National Association for Business Resources has named HRPro/BenePro one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Metropolitan Detroit. Warren, Mich. — Every…
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Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Class Action Settlement

Millions of Blue Cross and Blue Shield beneficiaries are receiving notices that they may be eligible for a share of an estimated $1.9 billion antitrust settlement that was settled last…
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IRS Releases 2022 HSA Contribution Amounts and Excepted Benefit HRA Maximum Benefits

The IRS recently issued new 2022 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSA), which represent the total amount of tax-advantaged dollars that participants can deposit into these accounts. Likewise, the…
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IRS Extends Time to Make IRA, HSA Contributions and File Forms 1040

On March 29, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2021-21, which extends tax deadlines for filing Form 1040 series returns and other deadlines to May 17, 2021. The Notice,…
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Amounts Paid for Certain Personal Protective Equipment Treated as Medical Expenses Announcement

Announcement 2021-7 notifies taxpayers that amounts paid for personal protective equipment, such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of the Coronavirus…
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Hit or Myth? Debunking the Top 3 Group Health Insurance Myths

With big structural uncertainties making company health insurance premiums less predictable—and potentially more impactful—than at any time in recent memory, small and mid-sized companies are highly motivated to find popular…
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Everyone Into the Pool

Insurance premium increases may have dodged a bullet for 2021, now that rates have been released, but what may happen to benefit rates in 2022 have experts divided. We are expecting that rates will rise in 2022 when the repercussions from COVID-19 start to wind down and insurance companies can take stock of their losses. 2021 is seeing on average a 3.6% cost increase, but what increases are in store for us in 2022 remain to be seen.

Resources For HR Departments To Foster A More Diverse Workplace

10 Resources For HR Departments To Foster A More Diverse Workplace

Fostering a just and equal work environment means more than a diversity seminar once a quarter. It takes work to cultivate a truly inclusive environment for all employees. Here are ten resources to help you get started.

DOL Releases Updated COBRA Model Notices and FAQs

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released updated COBRA model notices and FAQs providing general information on the updated model notices. The FAQs

Key Tips For Conducting Virtual Interviews

When quarantine officially came into effect, thousands of businesses with no remote work policy in place scrambled to piece together teleworking proce

IRS Issues Notice 2020-29

The IRS issued IRS Notice 2020-29 (Notice) that provides increased flexibility for making mid-year elections or changes under a Section 125 cafeteria

Michigan Auto Insurance Reform Savings Debunked

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries…
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Does Medicare Cover Auto Accident Injuries Under New Law?

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries…
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Does Medicaid Cover Auto Accident Injuries in Michigan Under New Law?

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries…
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Qualified Health Coverage (QHC) & Michigan No-Fault Insurance: What You Need To Know

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries…
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Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries in Michigan?

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Qualified Health Coverage (QHC) and Michigan No…
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What is PIP Insurance in Michigan?

Reposted with permission from: Michigan Auto Law Written by: Steven Gursten, Auto Accident Attorney, Michigan Auto Law Also read the associated blogs below: Does Health Insurance Cover Car Accident Injuries…
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How to Manage On-Site Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we continue to self-isolate, executives and team leaders across the country are grappling with the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the toll it@s t