FEATURED RESOURCE Common Wage Statement Errors

Employers know how important it is to stay compliant when it comes to promptly and accurately paying their employees. However, simple wage statement errors can result in expensive class-action or PAGA claims, even when the amount of pay is accurate and timely. At a minimum, wage statements must include: Total hours worked by the employee […]

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HR Advisory – Job Applicants and Social Media

If you’re ignoring social media, you’re denying an increasingly common recruitment tactic While there can be benefits to screening the internet for public information about a job candidate, be aware of the many risks associated with this new-age method. How to use social media effectively for applicant screening: Create a social media screening policy Prepare […]

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Employee Benefits Advisory – June Benefits Buzz and Webinar

We are officially halfway through 2018! Can you believe it? Time is flying by and changes are happening all the time. Make sure you’re in the loop. Reminder – PCORI due date is July 31 IRS Announces Second Change to HSA Family Contribution Limit DOL Releases New Resources for Mental Health Parity Compliance Download June […]

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Employee Benefits Advisory – May Benefits Buzz

Better late than never! Did you miss the April, 2 ACA Reporting Deadline? A penalty of $100 per late return will be charged from now until August 1. The IRS released a new 2018 version of the Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits. Significant changes have been made. Employers should work with their tax advisors […]

Cal/OSHA 300A Electronic Reporting Deadline July 1, 2018!

Effective January 1, 2017, employers in states regulated by Federal OSHA were required to electronically submit Log 300 records of injuries and illnesses. On April 30, 2018, Federal OSHA posted a “trade release” requiring all affected employers to submit injury and illness data in the Federal OSHA Injury Tracking Application (ITA) online portal, even if […]

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IRS Changes Position on H.S.A Family Limit for 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced relief for taxpayers with family coverage under a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) who contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA). For 2018, taxpayers with family coverage under an HDHP may treat $6,900 as the maximum deductible HSA contribution. In early March we informed you that, as part […]

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HR Advisory – Owning Your Interactive Process

The ADA and California’s FEHA disability regulations require employers to initiate the interactive process when any of the following events occur: An applicant or employee with a known disability requests an accommodation. The employer becomes aware of the need for an accommodation through a third party. The employer becomes aware of the need for an […]