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Paid Time Off to Vote

While no federal law provides employees leave to vote, many states have enacted voter-leave laws. Some states guarantee paid time off, others do not. The time guaranteed for employees to vote varies state-by-state as well. Some employers, depending on the...

Department of Labor Releases Opinion Letters

Opinion letters serve as a means by which the public can develop a clearer understanding of what FLSA and FMLA compliance entails. Opinion letters may be signed by the Wage and Hour Division Administrator or a lower level official. On August 28, 2018 The...

IRS releases Guidance on Paid Family Leave Tax Credit

The IRS announced that eligible employers who provide paid family and medical leave to their employees may qualify for a new business credit for tax years 2018 and 2019. In addition, eligible employers who set up qualifying paid family leave programs or...

Medical Loss Ratio Rebates Coming Soon

The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to report information about their medical loss ratio to the Department of Health and Human Services each year. The medical loss ratio (MLR) is the cost of claims plus the amount expended on health care...