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Setting up State-Specific HR Compliance Alerts

At CBG Benefits, we truly do strive to act as an extension the Human Resources department for our clients. One way that we do this is in regards to compliance matters. Our experienced team is always available to research questions and provide the appropriate guidance when necessary. However, we also provide tools that empower our […]

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Massachusetts’ Minimum Wage Set to Increase

Employers take note — the minimum wage in Massachusetts is set to increase on January 1st, 2015. Governor Deval Patrick signed a law on June 26, 2014 that will raise the state’s per hour minimum wage over the next few years: $9 per hour: Beginning January 1st, 2015 $10 per hour: Beginning January 1st, 2016 $11 […]

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FMLA-ADA Violation That May Catch Your Attention

$4.85 million. Yep, that’s the figure that absolutely caught my attention as I came across this story recently. That dollar amount is what Interstate Distributor Company will have to pay to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit said that the company’s maximum leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations and resulted in hundreds of employees being […]

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States Increasing Minimum Wage Rates in 2013

With a new year quickly approaching, some employers may find that they will be impacted by an increase in their state’s minimum wage rate. In order to ensure that your company is in compliance, please take a moment to review the list below. Minimum Wage Rate Increases Effective on January 1st, 2013, these states have […]

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In the News: Court to Review Health Care Reform

At CBG Benefits, we are absolutely committed to helping our clients prepare for and take any necessary action regarding Health Care Reform. But we are also aware of the uncertainty that still exists for many regarding its implementation. In that regard, one piece of recent news has caught my attention. I wanted to share it […]

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