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By Danielle Capilla Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors From 2013 to 2015, a series of Supreme Court cases and government updates have changed the landscape of the way employers must consider same-sex spouses in relation to employee benefits. Most recently, in June 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges, that the […]


By Bill Olson Chief Marketing Officer at United Benefit Advisors Not many things incite more fear than receiving a notice that you’re about to have an audit, especially from the Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance […]


By Elizabeth Kay, Compliance & Retention Analyst AEIS Advisors A UBA Partner Firm I have worked with my fair share of companies, both large and small, from companies that are just starting out to those that have been well established for 30 or more years. It has been my experience that most companies, no matter […]


By Matt Weimer, Director of Strategic Solutions Diversified Insurance Solutions, Inc., a UBA Partner Firm Health insurance premium renewal rates increased an average of 6.2 percent for all plans in 2015, up from the previous year’s 5.6 percent increase, according to UBA’s Health Plan Survey. Small businesses with fewer than 25 employees, which account for […]


www.thinkhr.com Amended FEHA Regulations California has amended its Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations. The FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability, medical condition, age, pregnancy, denial of medical and family care […]




By Allan Checkoway, RHU http://disabilityandseniorresources.com/ 1,200,100 Social Security Disability applications were filed in 1999 (48 percent or 579,000 were declined). In 2009, ten years later, 2,816,200 Social Security Disability applications were filed (and 65 percent or 1,830,530 were declined). The number of disability applications more than doubled while denials more than tripled. In one year, […]



www.healthcare.gov The fee for not having health insurance If you can afford health insurance but choose not to buy it, you must pay a fee called the individual shared responsibility payment. (The fee is sometimes called the “penalty,” “fine,” or “individual mandate.”) You owe the fee for any month you, your spouse, or your tax […]

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