At the beginning of 2020, nobody could have predicted the current state of affairs amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Even after the disease began to spread and companies and governments took measures to shut down, few could have predicted the extent and duration of necessary cautionary measures to stem the spread of the virus.
AI is a game-changer for recruiters, reducing the number of hours spent on high-volume, administrative tasks so those in the hiring suite can focus on what’s important: finding the right person for the job.
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?
Aside from very informal, quick discussions, taking notes in meetings is essential. It’s important to capture not only the discussion but also the key decisions and action items generated during the meeting.
Earned wage access (EWA), as the name implies, means giving access to wages earned—in this case, before they would typically be paid out on payday. In other words, it is a way to shorten the gap between the time an employee earns his or her money and the time it is actually in his or […]
The saying “time is money” may be cliché, but that doesn’t make it any less true. In our modern information economy, companies’ greatest assets are their employees.
Has your organization considered staff leasing? Also called employee leasing, staff leasing is when an employer pays an intermediary organization to hire its employees. The intermediary organization, often called a professional employer organization (PEO), then handles all aspects of finding new employees and managing payroll.
Responding to concerns about administrative headaches for plan sponsors and administrators, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reversed its previous decision to lower the maximum family health savings account (HSA) contribution from $6,900 to $6,850.
A disability plan participant’s state-law privacy lawsuit against the plan’s claims administrator was dismissed by a federal district court, which found it was preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times. The deciding factor was a very slight difference between the discretionary authority exercised in each role.