August 12, 2020 — Corporate Synergies regularly monitors credible resources and top industry influencers. We also contribute to the national conversation on trending insurance topics through interviews with reputable media sources and blog articles written by our internal subject matter experts.
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Trump Administration Shakes Up Pharma Industry with “Buy American” Plan
An executive order issued by President Trump requires the government to buy certain drugs from American factories. Some industry experts are warning the proposal could actually raise drug prices.
District Court Strikes Down FFCRA Documentation Requirement
A Department of Labor rule that required employees to provide documentation before taking Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave was struck down by a federal district court.
SHRM's HR Today »
Corporate Synergies’ EB RISE HR & Finance Forum Now Available On Demand
Watch Corporate Synergies’ EB RISE HR & Finance Forum on demand. Sessions include Pandemic-Proofed Benefit Plans, High-Cost Claims and COVID-19 for Self-Funded Plans, FMLA, FFCRA & State Leave Laws, Prioritizing Emotional Health During Difficult Times, and New Compliance Rules in the New Normal.
Corporate Synergies »
Return-to-Work COVID-19 Testing Considerations
Many employers want to avoid extended employee quarantines that prevent workers from returning to the office for weeks and disrupting operations. But is this potential solution legal? And is it effective?
The National Law Review »
How Major Companies are Getting Their Employees Back to the Office
Just 25-30% of the U.S. workforce is expected to be working remotely full-time through 2021. It’s critical that employers strike a balance between safety and productivity for employees who must work on-site.
Employee Benefit News »