Category: Accounting

September 10, 2021 – David Sprinkle was on FOX 35 this morning discussing President Biden’s announcement of the White House’s COVID-19 Action Plan and its implications for employers and employees.

Here’s what you need to know:

August 31, 2021 – David Sprinkle was on Fox 35 a couple of times this past week discussing employer vaccination mandates and companies raising insurance premiums for unvaccinated workers.

What you need to know:
– Your employer can mandate that you get a covid vaccine and if you refuse can terminate your employment.
– The only exceptions are if you claim a religious accommodation and/or a medical accommodation.
– Insurance companies can not raise your premiums if you are not vaccinated.
– Companies like Delta Airlines that self insures have raised the premiums for all employees to offset the costs of and are offering discounts to vaccinated employees through their Employee Wellness Program.
– Many insurance companies are no longer waiving the costs of covid hospitalization and now will be requiring those that are not vaccinated to pay their deductible first before insurance kicks in.

April 12, 2021 – David Sprinkle was on Fox 35 this morning discussing job search strategies post-pandemic.    Tips include:  start now, as the Great Rehire has already begun with almost 1 million new jobs created in March.  Economists predict that over 6 million jobs will be hired the remainder of 2021.    David also advises that if you are currently working and considering making a change, check with your current employer first to see if they will make the changes on their end so that you don’t have to change companies.  Finally, if you are out of work and getting stimulus unemployment money, don’t forget to weigh the long term growth opportunities of getting back to work sooner than everyone else.