When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) killed the penalty on the ACA’s individual mandate, most employers believed Obamacare was effectively dead. But some states didn’t think killing the mandate was such a great idea and put forward legislation to keep the mandate alive on the state level.
Congress recently passed two bills that could drastically expand the usage of HSAs.
If this bill passes, medical marijuana users in California will be classified as a protected class and employers will be unable to discriminate against them because of their marijuana usage.
With the rise in health savings account (HSA) enrollment among younger employees and the decline in company matching rates of 401(k)s, HSAs have emerged as a retirement account option for new employees. In this guest post, Sean Hanft, a flexible compensation specialist with FSAstore.com/HSAstore.com, explains the many benefits of these savings vehicles and compares them […]
Of course, most employers don’t set out to intentionally pay female employees less than male employees. Nevertheless, it ends up happening a lot more than you’d expect.
Just how grim are the retirement prospects for the generation that’s now entering the workplace for the first time? So grim, that many believe the only way to secure a stable retirement is by inheriting it.
Now that employers have been notified of their potential ACA shared-responsibility penalties by the IRS, the agency is offering guidance on how they should respond. And HR pros will definitely want to take note of their options.
Employers everywhere will likely rush to get their employees to sign the type of employment agreement the High Court just ruled has great power to protect businesses from costly wage-and-hour lawsuits.
If you want to attract and retain millennials, it’s all about the benefits. And no perks are more sought after among this group than student loan benefits. In this post, guest author Alyssa Schaefer, the chief marketing officer of Laurel Road, a national online lender, explains why employers can’t wait to roll out student loan benefits […]
When the DOL released its 2018 Spring Regulatory Agenda, it not only offered some insight on its progress in creating a new salary threshold for overtime eligibility, it also suggested it may alter the methods in which employees’ pay is calculated altogether.
Here’s a cautionary tale about the importance of double-checking for minor mistakes in your company’s overtime calculations.
While HR pros are a little less worried about the ACA and DOL enforcement than in previous years, thanks to the effects of the #MeToo movement and an uptick in sexual harassment lawsuits, a number of other workplace issues have them concerned.
While the spotlight is on the skyrocketing cost of specialty drugs right now, the price tag on generics is quietly trending upward. And if employers don’t take some necessary precautions right now, it could lead to some major headaches down the road.
Heads up: A recent lawsuit puts employers in a very tricky spot regarding health plan compliance.
One of the most common pay-determining techniques could now put your company in legal danger.
Just when you thought the fight to kill the ACA was finally over, a brand new chapter of the Obamacare-repeal saga has emerged. And on the surface, this chapter looks like it could potentially be the last for the controversial law.