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Jobs Increase by 130,000 in August

In August, U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate stayed unchanged for the third month in a row, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report. Read this blog post from SHRM to learn more.

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8 renewal considerations for 2020

How are you preparing for 2020 open enrollment season? With renewal season quickly approaching, plan administrators have a lot of considerations to make regarding employee health plans. Read this blog post from Employee Benefit News for eight things to consider this year.

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Survey: What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces

Onsite gyms, standing desks, meditation rooms and nursing hotlines, are just some of the employer-sponsored benefits employers expected to invest an average of $3.6 million on this year. Continue reading this blog post to learn more about what employees want most out of their workspaces.

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Putting Humanity into HR Compliance: Stop Tolerating Toxicity

Have you worked in a toxic environment or been a part of a toxic workplace relationship? HR departments who have a detox mission and address toxic workplace relationships can prove incredibly valuable to their organizations. Read this blog post to learn more.

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Treasury, DOL, and HHS Issue FAQs on Enforcement of Final 2020 Benefit and Parameters Rule

At the end of August, the Treasury, Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released FAQs regarding the enforcement of the final 2020 benefit and parameters rule. Read this blog post from UBA to learn more.

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A 401(k) plan administrators’ guide to the recent IRS revenue ruling

Recently, the IRS issued a new revenue ruling that provides 401(k) plan administrators with helpful guidance on reporting and withholding from 401(k) plan distributions. Read this blog post from Employee Benefits News for more information on this new ruling.

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Employers look to virtual services to curb rising health costs

With rising healthcare costs, employers are looking for ways to stem the rising costs of healthcare and find ways to better engage employees. Sixty-four percent of employers believe virtual care will play a significant role in healthcare delivery in 2020, according to the National Business Group on Health. Continue reading this blog post to learn more about virtual services.

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4 Tips for Managing Organizational Change

A recent study revealed that only 26 percent of transformation initiatives succeed. One thing most successful transformation efforts have in common is that change is driven through empowerment, not mandated from the top. Read this blog post from Harvard Business Review for four tips on managing organizational change.

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10 trends that will shape HR in 2019

In 2018, HR-related topics, such as discrimination, harassment, diversity, etc., made workplaces some of the biggest storylines. HR departments across many industries have common challenges to face in 2019. Continue reading this blog post for 10 trends that will help shape HR this year.

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