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Health FSA and DCAP Carryover Rules Approved for 2021

On Monday, December 21, Congress passed a new $900 billion COVID stimulus bill (known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021). The legislation is aimed at helping Americans cope with challenges from the pandemic. Along with stimulus payments and other financial provisions, the bill also includes modified carryover and dependent rules for Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP) benefits, […]

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COVID Relief Bill: Tax Credits for Paid Leave Extended to March 31

A new $900 billion coronavirus relief bill became law and answers the question of whether federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLA) will be extended. The answer is yes, but it’s an option, not a requirement. Here’s what employers need to know: Offering EPSL and EFMLA after December 31st […]

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Minimum Wage, Tip Credit, and Exempt Salary Changes Coming

Employers in New York are subject to different minimum wages, allowable tip credits, and minimum exempt employee salaries based on where employees work and what kind of work they do. The wage increases listed below take effect on December 31, 2020. Minimum Wage in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties The minimum wage in these counties […]

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Introducing isolved People Cloud

What is isolved People Cloud? isolved People Cloud is an employee experience HCM platform that seamlessly manages the entire HR/employee journey and effortlessly adapts to future-proof your organization. Beginning December 1, 2020, all Bene-Care isolved users will notice a change to the look and feel of their system. The updated isolved appearance includes a new […]

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NY Issues FAQs for Paid Sick Leave

New York state has published answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about its new Paid Sick Leave (PSL) law. Under the law, employees will be able to take 40 – 56 hours of leave, depending on employer size, beginning January 1, 2021. Employees were to begin accruing leave on September 30, 2020. The FAQs were […]

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