Category: "Compliance"

What’s the Status of the Affordable Care Act?

25 April, 2017

With proposed law changes and bill rejections, many Americans are confused about where the Affordable Care Act stands today. At this point, no changes have been approved to the ACA, so employers and individuals must comply with its requirements. These requirements for employers include tracking emp...

Federal Regulations in Limbo: Status of the Overtime Rule, Pay Disclosure Requirements and the ACA Replacement

14 March, 2017

The fate of several federal regulations remain in limbo as the Trump Administration and Congress aim to scale back or repeal regulations implemented under the former administration. On Jan. 20, all pending regulations across federal agencies were frozen—a common occurrence when there is a change in...

Resources to Simplify FSA Enrollment This Year

01 November, 2016

Open enrollment season is looming ahead, and for many human resources and benefits specialists, this time of year is the cause of a lot of stress. We are here to help by providing resources and tools to you and your staff that will simplify the process of enrollment in a Flexible Spending Account (F...

OSHA Reports Find State Safety Agencies’ Enforcement Efforts Lacking

04 October, 2016

Every U.S. state chooses its own path when it comes to enforcing the safety of employees in its public and private workplaces: It can follow the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s rules, or it can write its own set of rules, split the costs with OSHA, and police its employers on...

Is the Overtime Rule Vulnerable? Opponents May Focus Lawsuit on Mathematical Soft Spot

20 September, 2016

It’s been a quiet summer since the Labor Department released its controversial new rule to alter the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime provisions in May. But that’s all about to change, as opponents have started gearing up to stop the rule—either by litigation or by legislation—before it takes eff...