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COMPLIANCE UPDATE: Agency Guidance – National Emergency Extended Time Frames

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Treasury (IRS) jointly issued a final rule extending several specific notice time frames applicable under HIPAA, COBRA, and ERISA. The […]
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Compliance Bulletin: EEOC UPDATES EMPLOYER GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS AND THE ADA

On April 23, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how employers should comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]
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Compliance Bulletin: Updating Health Plans for Coronavirus Changes

Employers may be considering changes to their group health plans in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, health insurance issuers for fully insured plans may be […]
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10 IDEAS TO KEEP EMPLOYEES ENGAGED AND CORPORATE CULTURE THRIVING IN SPITE OF COVID-19 INTERRUPTIONS

The required switch to remote work or added restrictions for essential employees due to COVID-19 have placed an unusual strain on so many companies. You should be proud of […]
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COMPLIANCE UPDATE: Fed Interjects Additional $2.3 Trillion in Liquidity

On April 9, 2020, the Federal Reserve Board took a dramatic step of interjecting an additional $2.3 trillion of loans into the cratering American economy. Among the actions were […]
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COMMUNICATING IN A TIME OF CRISIS

During the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, everyone’s got questions. For our clients, this includes employees, customers and external partners. While clarity and timeliness are key, MJ emphasizes the importance of […]
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Understanding the Historic $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a major strain on every aspect of daily life around the world, including the United States. As spread of the disease shows no […]
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LEGAL UPDATE: CARES ACT EXPANDS HEALTH COVERAGE RULES

President Trump signed the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (the CARES Act) on the afternoon of March 27, 2020, following voice-vote approval earlier in the day by the US […]
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FILING AND PAYMENT DEADLINES QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

In Notice 2020-18 (PDF), the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced special Federal income tax return filing and payment relief in response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease […]
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COMPLIANCE BULLETIN: FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT NOTICE – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

As part of sweeping legislation—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)—signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, two laws were enacted that provide workers with paid […]
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