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HR|Bizz Joins Alera Group

We are thrilled to announce…. Through Barkley Risk Management & Insurance, HR|Bizz has joined Alera Group, bringing over 10 years of HR experience and expertise. Lead by Rodney Bolton, HRBizz is a premier consulting firm, working with businesses across the country, providing customized human resources solutions for small to mid-sized businesses.   Barkley is always …

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Legal Alert: 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Dissolves 5th Circuit’s Stay of COVID-19 ETS

On December 17, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit (6th Circuit) dissolved the stay of OSHA’s November 5, 2021 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for private employers with 100 or more employees issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit (5th Circuit).  As a result of the 6th Circuit’s …

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2021 ACA Reporting Refresher

As we get nearer to the deadline for 2021 ACA reporting, we wanted to provide you with a refresher of some of the requirements for the reporting year.  IRC Section 6055 requires insurance carriers and self-funded employers to report to the IRS and to covered individuals that the persons were covered by minimum essential coverage. …

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Biden’s vaccine and testing rules for employers are here. These are the details.

In early September, President Biden announced he was taking steps to get more Americans vaccinated and turn the tide on COVID-19. On Thursday, the administration rolled out two of those steps — two different vaccine rules covering more than 100 million workers. Under this emergency temporary standard, covered employers must develop, implement and enforce a …

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