Antares Group’s COVID-19 Webinar Series

Antares Group is hosting a series of webcasts designed to bring the latest information to you in this rapidly changing environment during the coronavirus outbreak. Below are links to the webinars we have hosted. We will add more as they become available. How Does ARPA Help Your Business? (March 23, 2021) Presented by: Frank McLaughlin, […]

What’s next for Emergency Sick Leave now that school is out for summer?

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that, in part, provides emergency sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for employees who need to care for children whose schools had been closed as a result of the virus. Now that the school year is ending […]

Midyear adjustments to health plans permitted due to COVID-19

Employers can now allow employees the opportunity to make midyear adjustment to their health insurance plans and flexible spending plans for the 2020 plan year, according to a notice issued by the IRS in response to the coronavirus crisis. The IRS issued its guidance on May 12, which relaxes the rules relating to election changes […]

Increasing Affordability Percentage Under the ACA Employer Mandate

Today we received a notification from our colleague Tony Wilson, a Principal with NFP, alerting us to some recent updates to Employer Mandate affordability percentages under the Affordable Care Act. If you have any questions as to how this may affect your business, reach out to Amy Williams and let us know how we can […]