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Preventing Ice Dams

Don’t let ice dams wreak havoc on your house by adhering to these tips.

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Stay Safe While Clearing Snow

Using a snow blower or snow plow can be the perfect way to give your back a break. However, it is important to take the proper safety precautions to avoid unnecessary injury while clearing snow this winter.

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New Employer Tax Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, creates a new business tax credit for eligible employers that provide paid family and medical leave to their employees. The tax credit, which applies to taxable years beginning in 2018 and 2019, is equal to a percentage of wages paid […]

Critical Cyber Exploits Found to Affect Nearly All Computers and Smartphones

Researchers have announced that the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws affect nearly all computers and mobile devices. Learn about these flaws and how to protect yourself in this News Brief.

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Glaucoma

This Live Well, Work Well flyer provides information about the symptoms, risk factors, treatment and prevention of glaucoma.

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25 Most Commonly Stolen Passwords

How clever is your password? If it’s on this list, your password is just as easily stolen as it is remembered. Protect yourself by making sure you’re not using one of the top 25 most commonly stolen passwords of 2017.

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Prenatal Care

This Live Well, Work Well flyer discusses the importance of receiving prenatal care during a pregnancy, and provides health tips for expectant mothers.

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Furnishing Deadline Delayed for 2017 ACA Reporting

On Dec. 22, 2017, the IRS issued Notice 2018-06, which extended the 2017 deadline for furnishing statements to individuals under Sections 6055 and 6056. Notice 2018-06 also extended good-faith relief from penalties for 2017 reporting. However, the notice does not extend the due date for filing forms with the IRS for 2017. This ACA Bulletin […]

Individual Mandate Penalty Will Be Eliminated in 2019

Signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, the tax reform bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, reduces the ACA’s individual shared responsibility (or individual mandate) penalty to zero, effective beginning in 2019. As a result, beginning in 2019, individuals will no longer be penalized for failing to obtain acceptable health insurance coverage. However, […]

5 Ways to Prevent Workplace Harassment

Commitment to a harassment-free workplace should be part of an overall strategy of diversity and inclusion. This HR Insights article highlights the list of best practices the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued for employers to use in their workplaces to prevent harassment.

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