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HR News November 2018

HR Legal Issues/Updates: DOL intends to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in March 2019, to determine the appropriate salary level for exemption of executive, administrative and professional employees. The Social Security Administration announced that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will provide a 8% cost-of-living adjustment in 2019. Charges filed with the EEOC …

How to get more time in your day.

Feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? It might sound strange, but you might want to slow your pace. When we try to operate at warp speed, we sometimes make more mistakes and often feel more stress. Check out these tips to make the most of your time without pushing yourself too hard. …

Food for Hiking and Camping

Heading out this fall for an afternoon hike to take in the changing leaves? Setting up camp for the night (or several)? Whether it’s one of these or both, make sure you’ve got the right supplies – especially food and water. And while it may not be hot out anymore, you still have to take …

Health Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering can help you learn new skills, meet new people and feel good about helping others. Researchers have found it can benefit your health, too. Healthier blood pressure: A Carnegie Mellon study revealed that adults 50 and older who volunteered about 200 hours a year were less likely to develop high blood pressure than non-volunteers. …

HR News September 2018

Legal Updates & Reminders: New Model FMLA Notices & Medical Certification Forms are now available on the gov website. The content of the notices and certifications has not changed; just the expiration dates, extending to August 31, 2021. Nevertheless, make sure you start using these new forms immediately. New DOL Office: The U.S. Department of …

How To Save Healthcare

The first part of an article is often used to convince the reader of the writer’s credibility, right?  Here goes… I’ve been in the benefits industry for over 10 years and consult with clients that have 1,000s of members and those with 100s.  Over the last five years we have plans with flat to negative …

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