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Benefits Buzz November 2016

Did You Know?

As part of the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently awarded a total of $14.9 million in grants to six states. The specific amount awarded to each state is as follows:

Benefits Buzz September 2016

Did You Know?

On July 14, 2016, Democrats in Congress proposed a bill that would affect the DOL's recent FLSA overtime exemption rule changes.  The Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813) would increase the salary threshold in the following phases:

Benefits Buzz August 2016

Did You Know?

On June 22, 2016, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan released a new Republican health care plan called "A Better Way," which, if passed, would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but keep some of its more popular provisions intact.