Employment Laws That Could Go Away Under the Trump Era

The Trump administration has promised to do many things about the laws President Barack Obama put into regulation, but how will they affect the employment laws?  The Trump administration is now a few days into their four-year tenure. There are plenty of questions about existing laws and regulations Read More

IRS Extends Deadline for Forms 1095-C and 1095-B

The IRS is extending the deadline for employers to supply the forms 1095-C and 1095-B, but what does this mean for you, an employer? On November, 18 2016, the IRS released Notice 2016-70 to extend the due date for employers to furnish Form 1095-C or 1095-B under the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Read More

Tips About Measurement Periods Under the ACA

Many employers struggle with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and measurement periods that define the status of full-time employees and their health coverage.  The ACA (also known as Obamacare) requires that ALEs offer group health insurance for each of their full-time employees. If the employer fails Read More

OSHA Requirements for Employer Recordkeeping and Employee Involvement

Back in early 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its final rule to improve the tracking of workplaces injuries and illnesses.  Employee Involvement Reasonable Reporting Procedure: Although employers were required to establish a means for employees Read More

FTC & DOJ Release HR Guidelines for Antitrust Laws

On October 20,2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to educate HR professionals and other employees involved in hiring and other compensatory decisions. The FTC and the DOJ work together to enforce U.S. antitrust laws which prohibit Read More

Employers Pay the Price When They Don’t Recognize an Employees Need for FMLA Leave

As employers, you must face a rather grim reality: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is there for your employees at any moment.  Whether it is deciphering a medical certification, assessing fitness for duty upon return to work, or dealing with the rather annoying intermittent leave, the FMLA is Read More

Preventing Slips and Falls During Winter

With winter right around the corner, your business needs to take the proper precautions to protect your business from the dangers of winter.  Brace yourself: Winter is coming. That means it's time to dust off essential safety tips that can prevent slips, trips, and falls–occurances that are more Read More