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IRS Grants Relief to Small Employers on Individual Policies


Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 2015-17 provides limited relief to small employers that have been paying for individual health insurance policies.  This Notice also reiterates that employer payment plans are group health plans that will fail to comply with the … Continue reading

Illinois is next to Provide Greater Protections for Pregnant Employees


Effective January 1st, the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) was amended to prohibit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or common medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth. The amendment titled The Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Act (IPAA) imposes workplace accommodation requirements … Continue reading