Congress Passes the 21st Century Cures Act

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-22T21:34:05+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Legal|0 Comments


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 [...]

By | 2016-10-26T19:12:04+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Legal|0 Comments

What’s So Hard About Supervising? A Reality Check for New Supervisors

We appoint individual contributors into management roles which are not specifically suitable for that individual and tend to let them 'sink or swim'.* Sink or Swim The sink or swim approach leaves so much to chance because new supervisors are not typically assessed ahead of these promotions for their management potential. Current research supports that: [...]

By | 2016-10-01T21:46:36+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Small Bites|0 Comments

EEO-1 Report Due by September 30

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. [...]

By | 2016-09-21T20:04:29+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Legal|0 Comments