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Summary The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a dollar limit on employees’ salary reduction contributions to health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) offered under cafeteria plans. This dollar limit is indexed for cost-of-living adjustments and may be increased each year. On
Summary Two bills that take effect on September 1, 2021 expand Texas’s sexual harassment laws. S.B. 45 – expands existing law to include all employers with one or more employees, and individual supervisors and coworkers may now be held personally liable for workplace
After several years of litigation, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies (BCBS) agreed to settle a legal dispute challenging elements of the BCBS Association licensing agreements. In the settlement, reached on October 30, 2020, BCBS did not admit fault,
Returning employees to the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be as simple as announcing a reopening or return-to-the-workplace date and carrying on business as usual. Not only will many workplaces be altered initially, some changes may be
Congress has passed, and President Biden has signed the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 (ARPA), the third COVID-19 stimulus bill. This new $1.9 trillion stimulus package includes several health and welfare benefits-related provisions relevant to employers and plan sponsors, as summarized below. FFCRA
We at the Melita Group realize that many of you have a great deal of concern and many questions about the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. While much about this process is still unsettled, we hope to provide valuable information as you
To assist you with the next stage in your pandemic preparedness strategy, we created this Return To Work Checklist. The checklist includes everything you need for planning and executing your return to work strategy, including several templates for sample policies