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Compensation & Benefits

IRS begins free-rider penalty process for 2016 coverage

In 2017, the IRS began cracking down on applicable large employers that didn’t offer affordable minimum value group health benefits to at least 70% of their full-time employees during 2015. It’s now turning its attention to calendar year 2016.
HR Management

Gifting guidelines to promote holiday harmony

Holiday gift-giving at work often skids wildly into a ditch of misunderstanding and impropriety. Here are some simple ways to steer clear of gaffes.

ICE arrests soared in FY2018

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dramatically ramped up arrests in fiscal year 2018, compared to the year before, according to just-released statistics.
Employment Law

Sexual harasser can’t claim accusation is sex bias

An alleged sexual harasser recently tried to argue that the very fact that he was accused made him a victim of sex discrimination. It didn’t work.
Employee Relations

Years later, termination records still win cases

There’s a good reason to retain the employment records of poor performers. In fact, the argument can be made that you should keep those records indefinitely.

Employee’s decision to file lawsuit in justice court may backfire

A worker can’t add additional claims to her case on appeal that go over the dollar limit for justice court cases.
Article Archives

Forms 1095 must be provided to employees by March 4

Employees out with the flu? Check your FMLA compliance

Year-end 2018: Light at the end of the tunnel

E-news you can use

2019 income taxes: Get it right the first time

NLRB seeks more comments on joint-employment rule

$3.2 million bill for contractor misclassification

Anti-union ultimatum costs tech firm $775,000

A new protected class? Don’t have a cow! Yet

Acosta under fire for 2007 plea deal

Could DHS shake-up follow Kelly’s departure from White House?

NLRB pledges faster processing of unfair labor practices complaints

Snapshot: What HR audits cover

Pennsylvania LGBT employee rights in flux as courts weigh in on bias

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