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Latest COBRA Court Win

Latest COBRA Court Win

In Florida, the Law firm of Wensel, Fenton, and Cabassa, P.A. files class-action lawsuits when terminated employees are not provided a COBRA notice that strictly follows the Model Notice

put out by the DOL. On June 18, 2020, one such class-action suit was filed by a former southwest airline employee who stated the Notice received was incomplete and confusing. The Complaint also outlined that the COBRA Notice was not provided within 44 days of termination.

The Complaint alleged the Plaintiff experienced a qualifying event on May 8, 2019, and that she did not get her COBRA Notice until August 6, 2019....

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Sustainable Spring Cleaning!

Sustainable Spring Cleaning!

I know, I know, it's not quite spring yet, but I'm already thinking about how I'm going to clean my space. I don't even want to think about how much more stuff I've accumulated over the past year. From ordering everything online to deciding that a new hobby will make me feel better and ordering everything for that. The first official day of Spring is March 20th, but who says we can't get ready now? A deep spring cleaning is a great way to assess how much stuff you actually have, how much...

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UPDATES: Dependent Care, Outbreak Period, & ACA Requirements

UPDATES: Dependent Care, Outbreak Period, & ACA Requirements

In January we hosted a webinar and published a subsequent blog, How the Pandemic Affects FSAs and Dependent Care, and typical for this Pandemic, we now have updates for some of that information. Things are changing rapidly and e are working very hard to ensure you have the most current information possible, at all times.

Dependent Care

During the webinars we presented a few weeks ago a question kept coming up over and over:

"If an employer allows a roll-over of unused DCAP funds from 2020 to 2021 as allowed by the CAA-2021, does this reduce the maximum...

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! February is the time to celebrate the achievements of Black Americans and their role in U.S. History.

The road to the Black History Month of 2021 began in 1865 when The Civil War ended, and the 13th amendment was ratified and abolished slavery in the United States. But the amendment didn’t protect Black Americans from racism, prejudice, and violence.

Segregation, Jim Crow Laws, and others continued to oppress Black Americans, but there were victories. The Executive Order in 1941 opened national defense and government jobs to all Americans, regardless of race....

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