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It’s Time to Stop Age Discrimination in the Workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ research, by 2024, 25 percent of the workforce will be 55 or older, which is up from 11 percent in 2000. Read this blog post from UBA to learn more about stopping age discrimination in today’s workplace.

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IRS Releases Information Letter on Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties under the ACA

Recently, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) released an informational letter in response to an inquiry of whether employer shared responsibility penalties (ESRPs) may be waived or reduced based on hardship or other factors. Read this blog post to learn more.

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4 Steps to a Pet-Friendly Workplace

Employees who bring their dogs to work experience lower stress levels and facilitate conversation and better socializing, according to research from the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read this blog post from UBA for four steps to creating a pet-friendly workplace.

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IRS Announces Health Insurance Providers Fee to Resume in 2020

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) recently announced that the health insurance providers fee will resume in 2020. The fee is imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and was suspended for 2019. Read the following blog post to learn more.

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Compliance Recap – October 2019

October was a relatively quiet month in the employee benefits world. Check out UBA’s Compliance Recap, available on our blog now, to stay up to date on all things compliance related.

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Strategies for communicating with all five generations in the workforce

Thirty-eight percent of Americans work for a boss who is younger than they are. According to the Labor Department and U.S. Census Bureau data, there are more employees over the age of 85 working than ever before. Read this article for strategies for communicating with all five generations in today’s workforce.

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IRS updates rules on retirement plan hardship distributions

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has finalized updates to the hardship distribution regulations. The updated regulations are intended to make the requirements more flexible and participant friendly. Read the following article to learn more about these updated regulations.

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Consider these 4 strategies to boost employee engagement

Does your benefits offering suit today’s diverse multi-generational staff? One way HR departments can boost employee engagement is by developing a holistic employee benefits package. Read this blog post for four strategies to help boost employee engagement.

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What will Workplace Wellness Look Like in 2020?

What will workplace wellness look like this coming year? The U.S. workplace wellness industry is expected to rapidly evolve in 2020. Targeted wellness and wellness exchanges are just two of the expected changes for 2020. Learn more about what wellness will look like in 2020 in the following article.

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