Pay or Play Rules – IRS Proposed Approach for Measurement Period Changes

For 2015 and after, employers employing at least a certain number of employees (generally 50 full-time employees or a combination of full-time and part-time employees that is equivalent to 50 full-time employees) will be subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (added to the Code by the Read more →

Are your policies in line with the NLRA?

The National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) always seems to point out new ways employers violate various sections of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Section 8(a)(1) of the act defines that “it shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer to interfere with, restrain, or coerce employees in the exercise of rights guaranteed in Read more →

Cyber Security – Everyone is at risk, but you can protect your clients

According to a study by Symantec, a computer security software company, each day, more than 1 million people become victims of cyber-crime. Cyber-attacks include many types of breaches of computer security and come in many forms, including phishing, viruses, Trojans, key logging, spyware and spam. Once hackers gain access to a computer system, they are Read more →

Updates to OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule: Reporting

OSHA’s updated recordkeeping rule expands the list of severe injuries that all employers must report to OSHA. Establishments located in states under Federal OSHA jurisdiction must begin to comply with the new requirements on January 1, 2015. Establishments located in states that operate their own safety and health programs should check with their state plan Read more →

Dependent Children and Health Care Coverage

Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being signed into law, many health plans and issuers could remove adult children from their parents’ policies because of their age, whether or not they were a student or where they lived. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires plans and issuers that offer dependent coverage to make the Read more →