All Items: HR Management

  • Oklahoma Bans Texting While Driving

    26 May 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

    21 May 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

    02 April 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

    19 March 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

    12 February 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

    07 January 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.

  • California Paid Sick Leave Notice Requirements Take Effect January 1

    08 December 2014

    California's new paid sick leave law includes several provisions that take effect on January 1, 2015. The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement has updated its website to include a workplace poster, which covered employers must post beginning on January 1.

  • San Francisco Expected to Regulate Chain Stores' Hiring and Scheduling Practices

    03 December 2014

    New ordinances awaiting the mayor's signature would, among other things, require certain businesses to offer any additional hours of work available to current part-time employees before hiring new employees or using subcontractors or a temporary services or staffing agency to do work.

  • Office Depot to Pay $80 Million to Settle California False Claims Act Case

    21 November 2014
  • IRS Releases Draft Instructions to ACA Reporting Forms

    04 September 2014

    The IRS has released draft instructions for employers to use when completing the forms required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under Internal Revenue Code § 6055 and § 6056. An employer must use these forms to report to the Internal Revenue Service on its employee health care coverage.

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