Once again this year, employers and insurers were given an extra month to comply with the upcoming Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements to furnish 1095-B and -C reports to individuals.
Category: Benefits and Compensation
This topic provides guidance on how to handle compensation issues in a way that attracts and retains the best talent and advances the strategic goals of your business. You get news and tips on what’s going on nationally and in the states, and updates on changes in regulations, possible governmental action, and emerging compensation trends.
Anyone who has dealt with payroll can probably attest to how easy it is to end up with similar employees who are paid different amounts. It can happen for lots of reasons.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently published guidance addressing employer obligations to track employee hours while teleworking. Even though the guidance is being issued in part because of the increase in teleworking arrangements during the COVID-19 crisis, the agency emphasized it applies to all telework or remote work arrangements, not just […]
Earlier this summer, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order directing Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of certain payroll taxes beginning September 1 through the end of 2020. The order left several important questions open and directed the Treasury to issue guidance to implement the order.
Holistic well-being and saving on healthcare costs are top of mind for employers and employees alike. Emily Taylor of Naturally Slim shares why behavioral change weight management solutions are the answer.
Typically, employees think about their benefits two times: when they are first hired and the day before benefits elections are due. This year, however, things are very different. According to recent research from Voya Financial, 71% of employees plan to spend more time reviewing their voluntary benefits this year compared with last. The reason for […]
The pandemic has put a lot of strain on everyday Americans in a host of ways, from job losses and riskier work for the same or reduced pay to financial hardship. Today’s guest believes that employers have a duty to be courageous about financial inclusion and to do whatever they can to help employees manage […]
Do you know which of your employees are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime pay requirement? Have you recently done an exemption audit to ensure all employees who are classified as exempt still meet the requirements?
If your organization offers any type of retirement benefit, perhaps you’re already familiar with the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019. The majority of this legislation went into effect at the beginning of 2020 and made some interesting changes to various retirement plan contribution and withdrawal rules.
Large employers plan to expand virtual care offered to employees next year as well as double down on mental health and emotional well-being as they continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual survey by Business Group on Health (BGH).