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2022 HSA & HDHP CONTRIBUTIONS + OUT-OF-POCKET LIMITS

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On May, 10, 2021, the IRS released HSA contribution limits for 2022. Self-only coverage is raised by $50 and family coverage is raised by $100. The annual limit on HSA contributions will be $3,650 for self-only and $7,300 for family coverage. Click Here to View Chart The HHS’s annual out-of-pocket limits are higher than those…

HRWS: Friday Deadline for Employers to Download Historic E-Verify Records

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Employers looking to download E-Verify records that are more than 10 years old must do so by Friday, May 14, 2021. For more information and guidance on downloading the Historic Records Report, see the fact sheet (PDF) and instructions for downloading (PDF). Employers are required to record the E-Verify case verification number on the corresponding Form I-9, Employment Eligibility…

OSHA: Planning & Supervision Guidance – Workers in the Heat

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Click here for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) guidance for employers and employees, regarding the planning and supervision of workers performing in the heat.

IRS: Relief Act of 2020 – Partial Terminations (FAQs)

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In response to Section 209 of the Relief Act, the IRS released five FAQs to help clarify how partial terminations are determined during any plan year (including the period beginning on March 13, 2020, and ending on March 31, 2021). Here are the FAQs, listed below (or click here to directly view the release on…

SBA Registration & Applications Opening for $28.6B Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that registrations for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021 (at 9 a.m. EDT), while applications will open on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT. Online registrations will remain open to any eligible organization until all earmarked funds have been exhausted….

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HRWS: $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

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President Biden signed an executive order on April 27, 2021, to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors, providing a pay raise to hundreds of thousands of workers. Agencies must begin incorporating the new rate into new contract solicitations starting Jan. 30, 2022. By March 30, 2022, agencies will need to implement…

HRWS: DHS Extends Canada and Mexico Border Travel Restrictions

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Travel restrictions on the Canadian and Mexican borders of the United States have been extended by the Department of Homeland Security until May 21, 2021. This extension continues the more than 13 month “essential only” travel limit imposed to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across international borders. More specifically, travel has been generally limited…

IRS: Employers Entitled to Tax Credits for Vaccination-Related Employee Paid Leave

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Click here to read the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) American Rescue Plan plan to provide employers with tax credits for providing paid leave to employees who take time off related to COVID-19 vaccinations …

OSHA: Spanish-Language Compliance Assistance Resources

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Click here to read the Department fo Labor’s (DOL’s) compliance assistance resources for Hispanic employers and workers (intended primarily for English-speaking and bilingual users), as provided by OSHA …

DOL: Online Security Tips

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Click here to read the Department of Labor (DOL), Employee Benefits Security Administration’s online security tips …

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