All Items: HR Management

  • IRS Launches New ACA Resource Center for ALEs

    September 30, 2015

    The IRS has launched a helpful new resource on its website chock full of information for employers that qualify as applicable large employers (ALEs) under the Affordable Care Act - ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs).

  • Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Addressed by 2nd Circuit

    September 14, 2015

    The 2nd Circuit's 2-1 Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC decision sets up a circuit split that may lead the Supreme Court to resolve the dispute.

  • IRS Issues Draft 2015 Instructions for ACA Reporting Forms

    August 20, 2015

    The IRS has issued draft 2015 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, which employers are required to complete and file with the IRS to report on the terms and conditions of the health care coverage offered to their employees, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Internal Revenue Code (IRC) § 6055 and § 6056. Draft Instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B have also been issued; these forms are used to report information to the IRS on each individual to whom minimum essential coverage was provided.

  • Feds Set New Roadmap for Diversity and Inclusion in Financial Sector

    June 12, 2015

    Six federal agencies recently issued new standards for fostering diversity and inclusion in banks, mortgage companies and other employers regulated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.

  • Oklahoma Bans Texting While Driving

    May 26, 2015

    Oklahoma has become the 46th state to ban texting while driving. An Oklahoma employer that uses commercial drivers or that requires employees to drive as part of their work assignments (e.g., traveling sales professionals) will need to update its driving policies to comply with this new law.

  • ERISA Fiduciaries Must Continuously Monitor Plan Investments

    May 21, 2015

    The US Supreme Court has confirmed that plan fiduciaries have a continuing obligation to monitor investments in a plan under § 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Plan fiduciaries need to take concrete steps to minimize liability risks.

  • DOL Collecting Information for Working Women Survey

    April 2, 2015

    The US Department of Labor (DOL), Women's Bureau (WB) has issued a Proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) to conduct a survey of working women.

  • Mississippi Bans Texting, Social Networking While Driving

    March 19, 2015

    Mississippi has become the 45th state to ban texting and social networking while driving, expanding its previous distracted driving ban.

  • IRS Releases Final Instructions to ACA Reporting Forms

    February 12, 2015

    The IRS has released the final instructions to Forms 1094-C and 1095-C and Forms 1094-B and 1095-B. Employers are required to complete and file the forms with the IRS to report on their employee health care coverage, as required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Internal Revenue Code § 6055 and § 6056.

  • SHRM Opens Registration for New HR Certification Program

    January 7, 2015

    On Monday, January 5, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) launched its previously announced new competency-based HR certification program by opening registration for the first certification exam.

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