Category: Q&A

Check out this category for articles where we ask the questions, and industry experts provide the answers.

Ask the Expert: ‘Claw back’ of Former Employee’s Bonus

An employee got a signing bonus last year, but has left the organization. We want to ‘claw back’ the bonus. How do we do this? Signing bonuses can be a helpful tool when hiring employees in difficult job markets or to fill jobs requiring very specific skill sets. The biggest issue with a signing bonus […]


Health Benefits For Employee On Disability

Can we ask an employee to pay their monthly portion for their health insurance while they are on disability? Thank you for your inquiry regarding employee health benefits while the employee is out on leave for a disability. The term “on disability” is a broad one that may encompass a variety of leave scenarios. For […]


Deducting Cost of Uniform from Final Paycheck

Can we provide employees with a notice at termination that advises them that if uniforms are not returned within 72 hours of termination that the uniform cost will be withheld from the final check?


ACA Employer Responsibility Requirement (‘Play or Pay’)

We offer 100% of our employees health benefits. Are we still required to track Full Time Equivalents? The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer responsibility requirement (or the “play or pay” provision) does not require employers to provide healthcare insurance for their employees. Instead, it requires employers to share healthcare responsibility by either providing coverage or […]