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CBG Benefits Quoted in PeopleG2 Article on Strategic Challenges for HR 2015

CBG Benefits was recently featured in an article from PeopleG2. The article compiled a list of key strategic challenges that will be faced by Human Resources departments in 2015. In the article, Chris Costello, Principal and Founder of CBG Benefits, discussed the importance of having a strategy in place to deal with different generations within [...]

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Minimum Wage Rate Increases for Jan. 1, 2015

Will your company be impacted by minimum wage changes in 2015? As of Dec. 1, 2014, 21 states have announced increases in their minimum wage rates for Jan. 1, 2015. What does this mean for affected employers? Two key action items that they’ll want to take to remain compliant with wage and hour regulations are: [...]

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Posted in: Human Resources, Legislation

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HIPAA Certificates No Longer Required in 2015

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), group health plans and issuers are prohibited from imposing pre-existing condition exclusions on any enrollees. As a result, the requirement to provide HIPAA Certificates has been eliminated beginning Dec. 31, 2014. Thus, group health plans and issuers are not required to provide HIPAA Certificates during 2015 and later years. [...]

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401(k) Contribution Limits Raised for 2015

For companies that are striving to provide benefit plans and encouragement to help their employees save for retirement, a recent announcement from the IRS may be viewed as good news. For 2015, the IRS has raised the benefit plan contribution limits in regards to 401(k) plans. Here is an overview of the current limits and [...]

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