All Items: HR Management

  • IRS Extends ACA Information-Reporting Deadline, Penalty Relief

    Date:
    November 21, 2016

    In Notice 2016-70, the IRS extended the deadline for employers to furnish individual statements to employees under the Affordable Care Act and continues to provide relief from penalties for incomplete or incorrect information reports filed in good faith.

  • Mandatory Federal Poster Updates Take Effect Today

    Date:
    August 1, 2016

    The US Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) poster and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) poster due to legislative changes.

  • SHRM Survey Shows HR Pros Optimistic About Their Profession

    Date:
    July 29, 2016

    A new survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shows that confidence in the HR profession is growing, especially among early-career professionals.

  • ACA Electronic Information Return Filing Deadline Is June 30

    Date:
    June 27, 2016

    The IRS is urgently reminding self-insured employers, applicable large employers and providers of health coverage that the due date to electronically file information returns in compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is this week - on June 30. This includes electronic filing of the 1094 and 1095 series of forms.

  • CFTC Awards $10 Million to Whistleblower

    Date:
    May 5, 2016

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced an award of more than $10 million to a whistleblower. The award is the largest made by the agency to date.

  • DOL Releases Updated FMLA Resources

    Date:
    April 29, 2016

    The US Department of Labor (DOL) has released an Employer Guide to assist employers in complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and a new version of the FMLA workplace poster.

  • DOL Finalizes ERISA Fiduciary Rule

    Date:
    April 12, 2016

    The US Department of Labor has released its Final Fiduciary Rule under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Final Rule streamlines many of the more burdensome aspects of the proposed rule and stresses the importance of eliminating any potential conflicts of interests.

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