A new bill to gut many major provisions of the ACA has passed the Senate, and even though there’s little chance the current version of the legislation will remain intact, some sections — particularly those centering on the law’s “Cadillac” tax — may actually survive.
As all HR pros know, most managers don’t get paid overtime. But, as one company recently learned the hard way, not everyone with the title of “manager” is exempt.
Noting that there’s been an increase in lawsuits and complaints about bias against family caregivers, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a list of typical offenses — usually committed by frontline managers — that have led to charges against employers.
Oh, yes. The survey gods have smiled down upon us once again.
In just the past year, we’ve seen wholesale Obamacare changes, like the delay of the employer mandate and the Cadillac Tax, as well as the death of the automatic enrollment provision. But there have also been a number of minor tweaks that weren’t as highly publicized.
With Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has publicly vowed to repeal the healthcare reform law at any cost. That’s not going to happen while President Obama has veto power — but there is a very real possibility the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could get a major […]
It appears benefits are about the only thing keeping employees around these days.
Pennsylvania just joined the growing list of states that pledged to work with the Department of Labor (DOL) in preventing employers from misclassifying full-time employees as independent contractors (ICs). Will your state be next?
Everybody’s aware of the disruptive effect of employee absenteeism. But how much does absenteeism really cost?
If you think the Obamacare reporting requirements issued by the IRS are confusing, you’re not alone. But we’ve cut through the clutter to get to the point of what’s required.
This U.S. district court ruling is a real game-changer for employers — and not in a good way. Turns out, you CAN now be sued for simply reducing an employee’s hours.
Employers now have one less Obamacare requirement to worry about.
As HR pros already know, disabled employees still need to be able to perform the essential functions of their job, with or without an accommodation.
When it comes to Obamacare compliance, most employers are preoccupied with the number of full-time workers they have on staff. But there’s another shared-responsibility factor that has the potential to blindside many firms.
Almost three quarters of workers in a recent survey said their companies have no formal program to solicit employee input. That can’t be good for hanging on to your best and brightest.
One of the reasons President Obama’s signature health law was titled the Affordable Care Act is it was supposed to limit the out-of-pocket costs people could potentially have to shell out for medical care. Well, now that’s not going to happen as planned.
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