We discuss what our clients and other employers are doing to manage risks, promote employee productivity and morale, reduce costs and improve their organizations as a whole.
Congress passed (and the President signed into law) two spending bills, one of which contained the provisions for the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”).
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FMLA may be an option for an employee that is suffering from workplace stress, especially if it rises to the point of a serious health condition that affects the employee’s ability to perform their work duties.
Microsoft IDs notable phishing scams, DOJ charges Russian hackers, new intimidation tactics target ransomware victims and other cyber risks.
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Back in June, we introduced you to the Individual Coverage HRA or “ICHRA.” We promised to monitor developments and guidance, and we have some new things to report. ICHRAs sounded alluring because the rules provide a way for employers to provide a “defined contribution” health benefit with financial predictability for the bottom line. Once you scratch the surface, however, the shortcomings, limitations, and administrative burdens of the ICHRA quickly bubble up.
This archive has been updated to reflect changes made by the IRS in the Form 1095C and instructions for 2019.
We receive questions from employers almost daily on how to comply with these complex reporting requirements in various common (and unusual) situations and scenarios. To help with those questions, we have created 25 different ACA reporting tips for employers to use as guides when completing their Forms 1094C/1095C. These tips address some of the most common ACA reporting issues employers face, including helpful hints, tips and samples of completed Forms 1094C/1095C.
OSHA recently announced the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for 2019. The data, which covers violations cited from October 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019, is still preliminary, and as such, the precise numbers associated with each violation may change. However, the ranking is likely to remain consistent when OSHA releases the final numbers.
As the holidays near, the workplace evokes “tidings of good cheer” for some employees and employers. For others, it’s full of black licorice landmines – ideas that seem like a good idea at that time but tend to leave a bad taste in another’s mouth. To keep the entire office from nibbling at Christmas cookies or potato latkes out of nervousness, here are a few holiday misconceptions and solutions.
Many employers are starting to implement return to work programs to reduce costs around workers’ compensation, motivate their workforce, and improve their productivity. From a direct cost standpoint, implementing a program could make or break a company’s experience modifier . As more employers implement such programs, innovative strategies continue to surface. Here are creative transitional opportunities to return your injured employees quickly and safely back to work.
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