5 myths about returning to work after a disability

“Returning to work after a disability will create a workers’ compensation claim.” This is just one of the most common myths about returning to work after a disability. Read this blog post for more common myths.

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Talent test-drive: Micro-internships may benefit students and employers alike

Have you heard of micro-internships? Micro-internships are project-based internships that are emerging as a way for students to get a foot in the door and for employers to test talent before hiring someone on. Read this blog post to learn more.

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Here’s how to get the best ROI on a wellness program

Did you know: Americans work nearly 500 more hours per year than French workers and 260 more hours per year than British workers, according to the International Labour Organization. Continue reading to learn how employers can get the best ROI on a wellness program.

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IRS increases 2020 HSA limits

The annual limit on deductible contributions to HSAs will increase by $50 for individuals and $100 for families in 2020, according to a recent announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Read this blog post for more on this increase to HSA limits.

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IRS Seeks Comments on Form W-4 Overhaul for 2020

On May 31, a draft of the 2020 Form W-4 was released by the IRS. This new version includes major revisions that were designed to make accurate income-tax withholding easier for employees. Continue reading this blog post to learn more.

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Why employers can’t hit snooze on tired employees

Are your employees getting enough sleep each night? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a third of American adults are not getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep each night. Research shows that a lack of sleep can negatively impact performance and mental and physical health. Continue reading to learn more.

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Compliance Recap – May 2019

May was a busy month in the employee benefits world. Check out this month’s UBA Compliance Recap to catch up on all things compliance.

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What HR can do about the measles — and what it can’t

What can HR do to address the measles outbreak? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), measles has been confirmed in 26 states since the beginning of 2019, affecting not only schools, medical facilities and public areas, but also the workplace. Continue reading to learn more.

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3 summer workplace legal issues and how to handle them

Are you up-to-date with these seasonal employment law issues? Issues such as hiring interns, dress code compliance and handling time off requests can cause legal issues for employers during the summer months. Continue reading to learn how employers should handle these three summer workplace legal issues.

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