As of March 31, 2017, USCIS will begin to purge their E-Verify records. Here's what you need to know in order to preserve your data.
Effective January 22, a new I-9 must be used by all employers. This new I-9 is "smart" providing fillable, interactive options enabling users to complete the fields of the form before printing and signing a hard copy. The newest version of the Form I-9 has been made available by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [...]
Each year eligible employers must post the OSHA 300A summary page in their work spaces between February 1 and April 30 each year. This form and other required OSHA Forms are available at: kardaslarson.com/downloads.
Congress has passed the CURE Act, and President Obama has signed the legislation. This change effects small employers which do not meet the "large employer" definition under the Affordable Care Act (fewer than 50 FTEs), and do not offer group health plans. Under the provision, employees may use qualifying HRAs to purchase coverage in the [...]
A U.S. District Court Judge in Texas has granted a preliminary injunction to the new overtime regulations thereby halting their implementation on December 1.
If you currently provide medical benefits to employees (and/or family members) in your organization that may also be eligible for Medicare benefits, and your prescription drug coverage is as good or better than the Medicare program, you need to provide a letter of "Credible Coverage" to those members by October 14, 2016. You may be able to find [...]
EEO-1 report: All employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees and $50,000 or more in federal contracts, must file an EEO-1 report by September 30. VETS-4212 report: Federal Contractors and subcontractors with contracts of $150,000 or more are required to file this report each year by September 30. [...]
After Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs the bill it will mean prospective employees will not be required to disclose any prior criminal convictions until an employer has made a conditional offer of employment.
Until further notice, all employers should continue to use the current I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form that has a March 31, 2016 expiration date on it.
This year there is a new HR concern on the horizon which we believe will have an even bigger impact on your bottom line than ACA! FLSA Changes.