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Coronavirus, COVID-19, And HR

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 19, 2020 9:56:34 AM

Navigating the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 on your business functions can be challenging. And the road-map continues to change.


Businesses and HR professionals are struggling with compliance challenges and best practices in the face of a novel virus pandemic known as COVID-19.

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Topics: HR compliance, health insurance, workplace safety, coronavirus, COVID-19

Be Clear On Workplace Health And Wellness

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 3, 2020 11:51:18 AM

HR staff are involved with the health and wellness of employees. Current health issues make this role critical.

The "flu season" is typically relegated to the winter months and, while influenza and other related diseases can be dangerous to the elderly and others, they are not particularly fatal. Currently, however, a new and potential dangerous virus is in the headlines and spreading worldwide.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, HR best practices, paid sick leave, health insurance, wellness

California Employers And The ACA 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 1, 2019 9:02:38 PM

The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was signed into law on March 23, 2010, and changed the face of healthcare coverage. Historically, there have been several lawsuits challenging its constitutionality. A recent decision by a federal judge may soon alter the ACA itself.


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Topics: Affordable Care Act, HR compliance, aca, obamacare, health insurance

What's Your Employee Benefits Strategy?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 25, 2018 6:45:00 AM

Every employer knows that an employee benefits offering is an essential part of having workers. But not every employer approaches their benefits offerings as a strategic approach to getting and keeping great employees.

Statistically, it is being seen that broader benefits packages are on the rise and the trend is growing. For example, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted its annual survey of U.S. employers in early 2018. The survey determined, among other insights, that in just one year employers have increased benefits offerings in three times as many benefits as previously assessed.

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Topics: health insurance, bonuses, workforce management, benefits, wellness

IRS Announces New Guidance For ACA Penalties

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 17, 2017 2:19:16 PM

The IRS recently indicated that it would begin assessing tax penalties under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility.


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Topics: Affordable Care Act, HR compliance, aca, IRS, insurance, health insurance

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