As mandated by the Arizona Department of Insurance, a covered employer must notify an enrollee in writing of the enrollee's qualifying event and rights regarding continuation coverage within 30 days after a qualifying event.
Updated to include information on a sample notice of coverage continuation form published by the Department of Insurance.
Updated to reflect the state health care continuation coverage law, effective January 1, 2019.
Year-end is a time typically focused on endings and for HR that means finalizing benefits enrollment, processing performance appraisals and completing payroll filings. But equally important is to prepare for new compliance requirements that will ring in the New Year.
XpertHR Legal Editors David Weisenfeld and Beth Zoller discuss the midterm election passage of state ballot initiatives affecting employers, including transgender rights, minimum wage increases and marijuana legalization measures.
The minimum wage rate will increase to $11.00 by 2021 in Arkansas and to $12.00 by 2023 in Missouri under ballot initiatives approved on Election Day.
Updated to reflect law protecting employers from negligent hiring claims, effective August 3, 2018.
A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Arizona employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.