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ACA Ruled Unconstitutional—What Does That Mean for Employers?

December 19, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

On Friday, December 14, 2018, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was ruled unconstitutional. Few of us saw it coming, including employers and HR professionals.

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Filed Under: HR News, Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits, Compliance, Affordable Care Act

The Best HR Conferences to Attend in 2018-2019

September 25, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - 2 Comments

There’s no denying that HR is an ever-changing field, and each year brings with it new technologies, new methodologies, fresh insights into human behavior, and new ways to manage and retain employees. These HR conferences promise to bring you a...

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The Best HR Books to Keep Your Mind Sharp

August 02, 2018 By Anna Pajor, SPHR - Leave a comment

As great human resource managers as we are, we should never stop learning. Educating yourself regularly will help you gain momentum and recognition in the industry. The best way to continue your education is simple: read, read, read!

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WOTC: The Hidden Tax Credit You Didn’t Know

March 15, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Are you taking advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)? If you’re not, your company is missing out.

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, HR News

Department of Labor Replaces Guidance on Employee Classification

March 13, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

The U.S. Department of Labor has withdrawn its 2014 guidance regarding the meaning and scope of the term "employment relationship" under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The 2014 guidance has been replaced with the guidance from 2008.

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Filed Under: HR News, Compliance

Best Interview Questions to Combat High Turnover Rates

March 12, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

High turnover rates are a challenge for many businesses, but especially those powered by hourly workers.

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2018 Payroll & Tax Changes – What You Can’t Miss

March 02, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

October is generally when the new rules for the upcoming year are released. However, keeping up with payroll and tax changes is, seemingly, an endless process—endless, time consuming, exhausting – but critical.

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2018 IRS Publication 15 Now Available

February 14, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

One of the best resources for employer-related tax laws is Publication 15 from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This publication explains your tax responsibilities as an employer. It also goes through the requirements for withholding,...

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Do You Need to Pay Your Intern? New DOL Guidelines

January 17, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

When it comes to paying your employees, it’s important to use best practices for compliance but with many different minimum wage and overtime pay requirements factored in, it can quickly become complicated. When you add part time interns into the...

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IRS Releases New Income Tax Withholding Tables

January 12, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

Tables Must be Used No Later Than Feb. 15

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 1036, Early Release Copies of the 2018 Percentage Method Tables for Income Tax Withholding. The notice updates the income-tax withholding tables for...

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