November 2016 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Test Your Turkey Day Knowledge!

Time to put on your Thanksgiving knowledge to the test! And hopefully leave you with some trivia that will impress your family at the dinner table! 1. The first Thanksgiving was held in autumn of… a. 1601 b. 1698 c. 1720 d. 1621 2. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday after […]

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Injunction Blocking New Overtime Regulations

Yesterday, 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 recent regulations that were to go into effect on December 1, […]

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The Future of the ACA and Employee Benefit Plans

It’s been over a week since the election results came in and since then, you have likely been inundated with emails, seen many television interviews, and heard other news sources espousing predictions of what is on the horizon for employee benefit plans, and specifically, the future of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Indeed, the Trump […]

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Final Versions and Instructions for Forms 1094-C & 1095-C

Applicable large employers (ALEs) and self-insured plan sponsors who utilize Forms 1094-C and 1095-C to report their offers of coverage to their full-time employees (working 30 or more hours per week), should be aware of some of the changes the IRS has made to the final versions and instructions for these forms. Conditional offers to […]

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AssuredPartners Webinar | Post Election Recap

If the results of this election left you with questions on the future of the economy and the insurance industry (including employee benefit plans) this is a webinar you will not want to miss. Please join speakers from The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (The Council) as they provide an inside analysis and a […]

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Getting Ahead of the Game on Health Care Information Reporting

For applicable large employers (ALEs) it’s not too early to start preparing the information you must report about the health care coverage you offered to your full-time employees for 2016. These seven facts should help get you started: The health care law requires ALEs to report information about health insurance coverage offered to its full-time […]

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HRCI & SHRM Pre-approved AP Benefit Advisors Webinar | Multigenerational Workforce: Eliminating Conflict, Encouraging Teamwork & Motivating Employees

Join AP Benefit Advisors’ Manager of HR Professional Services, Cindy Wagner, for this complimentary, one-hour, HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved webinar as she discusses how to bridge the gap between today’s multigenerational workforce. Today’s workforce is comprised of employees representing four distinct generations with each bringing its unique life experiences and work philosophy to the workplace. […]

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