Essential Human Resources Advice

pay or play health coverage penalty
  • January 18, 2018
  • Tracy Grady

The Basics of “Pay or Play” Health Coverage Penalties

Initiatives to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been well chronicled and continue to make headlines. Despite this, the ACA remains intact, and health coverage penalties for non-compliance are still in effect. This has left many companies wondering if and how it will affect their business.   The Basics of “Pay or Play” Penalties Read More

Costs of Employee Opioid Abuse
  • January 9, 2018
  • Rachel Lopez

What are the Costs of Employee Opioid Abuse?

Opioid abuse has spread its tentacles to all corners of the U.S., causing a national epidemic. Not only does it adversely impact the lives of users, it takes a toll on their employers as well. Employee opioid abuse is resulting in some major costs for employers all across the nation.   The Extent of the Read More

  • December 27, 2017
  • Alex Lopez

Make Next Year Your Best: End of the Year Checklist for Businesses

2017 is nearly over, and the holidays are coming to a close. But things are just as hectic as ever for many small business owners. With a mountain of year-end tasks on your plate and tax season looming, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Following an end of the year checklist should help you keep all Read More

  • December 19, 2017
  • Tracy Grady

Putting FSA Funds to Use Before the Deadline

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a popular way for individuals to pay certain out-of-pocket health care costs. The only catch is that FSA funds must be spent by a particular deadline. Otherwise, the money goes to waste.   Limits to FSA Funds According to HealthCare.gov, “Individuals must use the money in an FSA within Read More

Promptly Reporting Workers Comp Claims
  • December 13, 2017
  • Steven Genduso

The Importance of Promptly Reporting Workers’ Comp Claims

Workers’ compensation insurance is state-mandated, covering the vast majority of American employees. While each state has its own designated time limit for reporting workers’ comp claims (some of which extend all the way to two years), it’s important to file claims as soon as possible for several reasons.   It Allows for a More Thorough Read More

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