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What We're Watching | Week of June 27, 2022


What We're Watching, a weekly summary from the team at Boss Consulting HR, to highlight the ever-moving parts that is Human Resources.


 

Connecticut Updates


CT Paid Leave/FMLA Notification Requirements Start July 1, 2022

Beginning July 1, 2022, employers must provide notice to employees regarding:

  1. Employee rights regarding Connecticut FMLA;

  2. Employee opportunities to file for wage replacement from the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority;

  3. The prohibition on retaliation for interfering with or denying rights under the Connecticut FMLA; and

  4. Employee rights to file a complaint.

The notice must be provided to new employees on their date of hire. All existing employees must receive a copy of the notice on or before July 1, 2023. The notice must be distributed to all employees annually.


PCORI Due

PCORI is a fee that insurers or sponsors of self-insured health plans pay annually to fund the federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) trust fund. Self-insured employers are required to pay the PCORI form via Form 720 directly to the IRS.

The PCORI fee applies to health plans for the preceding calendar year.


Ask a Boss: Can employees discuss wages at work?

Yes! It is a common misconception that employees are not allowed to discuss each other's salaries. The NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) protects employees’ rights to talk about their compensation with each other. To find out more, click here.

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