Some employers face a July 31 deadline to pay a new fee required under the Affordable Care Act. The fee must be paid by employers who sponsor self-insured health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements and flexible spending arrangements. The new requirement may take some employers by surprise -- and, of course, there are penalties for failing to comply. This article explains what the federal government will use the money for and which employers must pay it.
Tuesday, July 2nd the Administration announced that it will provide an additional year before the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirement begin. It is important to note that no other portion of the ACA is being delayed by this announcement.
Chances are you don't fire people often. If this is true, you might be a little rusty on the best way to handle the situation to make it run as smoothly as possible. Many books have been dedicated to this topic, but here are a few basic reminders to make the best of the situation.
Poor communication is typically at the heart of most workplace quandaries.
The cloud of medical marijuana use is one that may be lingering over the heads of HR managers.
It’s a common back-and-forth in any office.
The benefits of allowing staff members to use personal devices such as smartphones and tablets may seem obvious.
When the time comes to discipline or even terminate an employee, managers must be aware of the ever present threat of a violent backlash.