Fringe Benefit Rate Requirement for Service Contract Act Remains at $4.27

Please feel free to share your thoughts and/or questions in the comments section of this blog below. The U.S. Department of Labor has released its annual memorandum regarding the rate... Read More

July 29, 2016
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Marketplace Insurance Exchange Notices to Employers Are Coming

A few weeks ago, the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight, an agency of the ‎Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”), issued guidance regarding the 2016 “Employer ‎Notice... Read More

June 14, 2016
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The DOL Provides Guidance on How to Coordinate Fringe Benefit Requirements with the Affordable Care Act

Please feel free to share your thoughts and/or questions in the comments section of this blog below. Last week the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an All Agency Memorandum 220... Read More

April 12, 2016
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DOL Introduces Wage Determination and Job Title Updates

A Blizzard of SCA News Hopefully you spent this year’s blizzard home and warm curled up next to some loved ones in front of a raging fire as it blew... Read More

January 26, 2016
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President Obama Signs Order Requiring Government Contractors to Pay for Sick Leave

On Monday President Obama signed an executive order forcing companies who contract with the federal government to provide paid sick leave to their employees. The rule change will require firms... Read More

September 7, 2015
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2015 Rate Increase Announced for SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its annual memorandum noting a rate increase for Service Contract Act (SCA) Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits. The new rate is $4.27 per... Read More

July 10, 2015
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Labor and Employment Alert: HPID Deadline Delayed

The November 5, 2014 deadline that had been previously set by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for most self-insured health plans to obtain a health plan identification number... Read More

November 3, 2014
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2012 Service Contract Act Health & Welfare Fringe Benefit Changes

Effective June 17, 2012, the Health & Welfare Fringe Benefit Rate issued under the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) increased to $3.71 per hour, as posted on the Wage Determinations... Read More

July 11, 2012
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