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Important Updates on the Earned Sick Time Law in Massachusetts

On June 10, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued two important items regarding the new Massachusetts Earned Sick Time law — an amended safe harbor and a workplace notice. The law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015, entitles many employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions. Below […]

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DOL Releases New FMLA Forms

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently released new forms for employers to use in connection with leave taken by their employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). While previously released versions of the forms had contained month-to-month expiration dates, the new forms reflect a new expiration date of May 31, 2018. […]

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New IRS Q&As on ACA Reporting by Large Employers: Guidance Addresses Forms 1094-C and 1095-C

Under the Affordable Care Act, applicable large employers (generally those with 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalents) will be required to report information to the IRS and to their employees about their compliance with “pay or play” rules and the health care coverage they have offered. For many employers, this reporting will be done via […]

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Massachusetts Sick Time Leave Law Update: Transition Period Granted to Employers with Existing Paid Time-Off Policies

The Massachusetts’ Attorney General’s office issued transition relief on May 18th, 2015 for some employers in regards to the state’s new Sick Time Leave Law. The law will still go into effect on July 1st, 2015. However, a safe harbor has been put in place for employers that have existing Paid Time Off policies. Here […]

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RECAP: CBG Benefits Hosts a Successful Seminar on HR Compliance

We’d like to thank everyone that attended our most recent seminar in Burlington, Massachusetts on May 6th, 2015. There was no doubt that the theme of the event, “HR Compliance Update: Understanding and Meeting Your Requirements“, was a popular one, as the seminar room at the Burlington Marriott was filled to capacity. Our two keynote […]

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ACA and the Cadillac Tax – Will Your Company Feel the Impact?

On December 18th, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into a law a bill that delays implementation of the Cadillac Tax until 2020. While many organizations have been focused on the Employer Reporting Requirements and “Pay or Play” rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year, there is another Health Care Reform provision that certainly […]

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EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on the ADA and Workplace Wellness Programs

Is your company considering whether to implement a Workplace Wellness Program? If so, there are certainly many reasons for doing so. Depending on your needs, a Workplace Wellness Program may help you to achieve goals in areas such as employee satisfaction, employee health, company culture, and more. However, there has been an increasing level of […]

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DOL Issues Final Rule to Expand FMLA Protections for Same-sex Spouses

On February 25th, 2015, the Department of Labor issued a final rule that expands protections for same-sex spouses under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Here are some key points to note about this rule: Place of Celebration: The final rule adopts a “place of celebration” rule, instead of the “state of residence” […]

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Medicare Part D Disclosures due by March 1, 2015 for Calendar Year Plans

As part of the Medicare Part D program, group health plan sponsors are required to complete an online disclosure form with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) indicating whether the plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable or non-creditable. Plan sponsors must complete the online disclosure within 60 days after the beginning of the […]

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