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Employee Handbooks. Each employer group should have one. The question is, if so, how current is it? With ThinkHR’s 50-State Handbook Builder, building handbooks and keeping them updated becomes a simple process. Use the Handbook Builder to: Minimize your clients’ risk of employment liability with clear, regulatory-compliant policies. Help clients ease the…(Read More)

  On November 22, 2016, a federal district court in Texas granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing and enforcing its recently revised regulations on the white collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The regulations, which were released in May and scheduled to…(Read More)

Healthiest You is more than a typical Teledoc benefit. Whenever members have questions or they are simply not feeling well, they can effortlessly connect to a 24×7 telehealth hotline for the diagnosis and treatment of illness, second opinions and consultations. They have board-certified, licensed physicians in every state waiting to provide exceptional care. They…(Read More)

Wrap Summary Plan Description (SPD) If you offer group health insurance you’re now required by ERISA law, enforced by the Department of Labor and now the Affordable Care Act, to distribute a Wrap SPD within 120 days of the Plan’s effective date. The ERISA and ACA required Group Health Insurance Wrap SPD document…(Read More)

  The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (“MHPAEA”) requires a group health plan that offers mental health and substance use disorder benefits to be at parity with medical and surgical benefits. As such, financial requirements and treatment limitations for mental health and/or substance use disorder benefits cannot be more restrictive…(Read More)

New Federal Overtime Rules Guide from our partners at HR360:   The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides an exemption from both minimum wage and overtime pay for employees employed as bona fide executive, administrative, and professional employees (white collar employees).Download New Federal OT Rules Guide…(Read More)

Total Benefit Solutions clients can now take advantage of enrolling on Health Advocate as a group or as an individual/ family! It’s part of our Benefit Aid packages and it’s so easy you can enroll today by clicking here or ask your Total Benefit Solutions account manager at (215)355-2121 for more…(Read More)

A recent analysis shows that more than 2 million marketplace enrollees who are eligible for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) are foregoing this extra level of financial assistance by enrolling in plans that do not qualify. Consumers can receive CSRs only if they enroll in a silver level plan through their marketplace. Many of those who…(Read More)

 Webinar: The Top 5 Reasons to Have (and use) an Employee Handbook Now Available from our partners at Think HR Click here to watch the video of the webinar and download the slides…(Read More)

Upcoming Webinars: Top Five Reasons to Have (and Use) an Employee Handbook Thursday, July 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Pacific Join Laura Kerekes, ThinkHR’s Chief Knowledge Officer, and John Dickinson, partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, to discover five compelling reasons you should have (and use) an employee…(Read More)

Federal Law Alerts – June 2015 On June 1, 2015, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers. The publication includes adescription of best practices and makes employers aware of federal, state, and local laws that reaffirm the core principle of providing employees with access to restroom facilities…(Read More)

    Source: HR360 Effective May 13, 2015, most employers will be required to provide up to 40 hours of paid or unpaid sick time per calendar year to eligible employees (generally individuals who perform work within Philadelphia for at least 40 hours in a year), as follows: Employers with 10 or more employees must…(Read More)

FMLA Proposed Rules To Recognize Same Sex Regardless of Residency  The DOL is proposing to amend the regulatory definition of  “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) so that “spouse” for purposes of FMLA rights would include a same-sex spouse, regardless of where the employee  and spouse live. This means the “place…(Read More)

What is HR360? HR360 is the premier online human resources library that features the most current federal and state laws for health care reform, COBRA, FMLA, and hiring and terminating employees. Clients of Total Benefit Solutions have HR360 as a complimentary resource. Watch this short video below and ask us today for your free trial…(Read More)

HR360: Job Description Builder A well-developed job description will help you review employee performance, and hire the best candidates. Our online Job Description Builder is so simple to use. With our efficient tool, you can transform a blank page into a professionally-developed job description in minutes. Just follow these simple steps: Choose from…(Read More)

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