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    Topic: News

    House Passes Build Back Better Bill; What Does It Entail?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | November 24, 2021

    The Build Back Better Act (BBBA) is a $1.75 trillion bill devoted to climate change and social policy. Following 5 months of deliberation, the bill...

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    $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passes: What You Need to Know
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | November 12, 2021

    On Friday, Nov. 5, The House passed a more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The final vote, which saw thirteen republicans in favor,...

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    New Executive Order Promotes Competition and Innovation in 7 Areas of the Economy
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | July 26, 2021

    President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy establishes a government-wide effort to solve the most pressing...

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    Overtime Threshold: DOL May Make Changes to Wage Level Soon
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 25, 2021

    In recent comments to the House Education and Labor Committee, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is...

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    How Apple’s Healthcare Ambitions Could Impact Employer Insurance
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 23, 2021

    A recent Wall Street Journal story reported that while multinational technology company Apple has grand ambitions to disrupt the healthcare industry,...

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    FY 2022 Federal Budget, Tax Plan Issued by Biden Admin
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | June 21, 2021

    In late May 2021, the Biden administration released the federal budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 as well as the White House’s proposed tax plans for...

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    Supreme Court of the United States Dismisses ACA Challenge
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 17, 2021

    The Supreme Court ruled to dismiss a challenge to the Affordable Care Act in a 7-2 vote on Thursday, June 17, 2021. While not unexpected, the ...

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    What is the Paycheck Fairness Act?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 5, 2021

    The Paycheck Fairness Act, which includes legislation that hopes to eliminate pay discrimination on the basis of gender, was passed in the House of...

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    Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Settlement: What You Should Know
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | April 26, 2021

    Members who were covered by certain Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance or administrative services plans between February 2008 and October 2020...

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    BerniePortal Makes Capterra’s HR Shortlist Software Report
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | March 23, 2021

    BerniePortal placed on the 2021 Capterra Shortlist Software Report for Human Resources. Capterra is a free reviews provider that helps...

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