IRS Warns Employers About Third Parties Promoting ERC Claims

American Payroll Association

The IRS warned employers to be wary of third parties advising them to claim the employee retention credit (ERC) when the employer may not qualify to take the credit

Employment Agreements and Employment Litigation

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

What effects did the COVID-19 pandemic have on employers and employment litigation in 2021? The post Employment Agreements and Employment Litigation appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

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January 12, 2023 – 1st Quarter Employers’ School Webinar – Employment Law Updates 2023!

InterWest Insurance Services

JOIN US TO LEARN MORE: In this session of the Employers’ School, we will discuss the new employment laws taking effect in 2023 as well as significant court decisions and litigation trends from the preceding year. WHEN: January 12, 2023. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Employer Mandatory Vaccine Policies

HR Lineup

In addition, workers operated organizational tasks remotely, and now that things are returning to normalcy, employers are wondering how to secure their staff and keep a healthy environment. Vaccination Policy for Employers. Legal Aspects - Employment Law

Global Parity for Fertility Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this webinar, we’ll share what employers should know about cultural differences in fertility care, how companies can assess whether a fertility benefit is truly global, and what to look for in a fertility benefit that works for all of your employees.

Employer Support for Caregivers

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Employers can take. Read more > The post Employer Support for Caregivers appeared first on Word on Benefits.

Employers Explore Abortion Coverage Continuation

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

This state-by-state rulemaking will cause some difficulty for employer plans, and employers are increasingly exploring […]. The post Employers Explore Abortion Coverage Continuation appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

Top payroll documents employers need

PeopleKeep

As an employer or human resources professional, you must know the proper documents, forms, and rules for payroll and taxes. This article will cover the top payroll documents employers need, why they’re important, and how HR professionals should store them.

Which Caregiving Benefits Do Modern Employers Provide?

TalentCulture - Employee Benefits

The post Which Caregiving Benefits Do Modern Employers Provide? What benefits are top-of-mind for organizations that want to attract and retain great talent in today’s challenging talent market?

IRS increases employer mandate penalties for 2023

PeopleKeep

Applicable large employers (ALEs), or organizations that have 50 or more full-time employees, must meet the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions (ESRP) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as the employer mandate.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

‘Unprecedented Interest’ in Employer-Covered Abortion Travel

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Wade (as suggested by a leaked draft on May 2), employers who want to provide abortion coverage to employees and their families could encounter serious challenges. Raaii noted that employers that provide travel expenses for abortions might encounter resistance […].

Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

As the world enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have gained a greater understanding about the virus’ relationship with US anti-discrimination laws. The post Four Discrimination Questions Employers Have About COVID-19 appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

FAQ - ALEs and Employer Mandate

PeopleKeep

This FAQ compiles key information about how the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate affects Applicable Large Employers (ALEs). Employer Mandate FAQs Applicable Large Employers

The 411 on Employment Background Checks in Stock and Asset Transactions

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Employment background checks help employers hire individuals with integrity whom they can trust, and who do not present a risk to the business, other employees, or the customers and clients that the business serves.

The Guide to Choosing an Employer of Record Model

When you partner with an Employer of Record (EOR), you’re outsourcing your global legal, HR, and finance infrastructure. Choosing the right EOR matters. This guide will help you identify which model is better for your company. Download the guide today!

Certain Employers Required to Provide Notice for Wellness Program

Employer Connection

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers that offer wellness programs collecting employee health information to provide a notice to employees informing them what information will be collected, how it will be used, who will receive it and what will be done to keep it confidential.

Employment Contracts and Employment Agreements in Australia

Global People Strategist

If you’re starting a new job in Australia, you might be wondering what the difference is between an employment contract and an employment agreement. What are Employment Contracts and Employment Agreements. Advantages of an Employment Contract.

Do Employers Have to Pay Unemployment Taxes?

Patriot Software

As a small employer, you have all sorts of payroll taxes to worry about: income taxes, Medicare tax, and Social Security tax. Do employers have to pay unemployment taxes? Do employers have to pay unemployment taxes? In general, all employers have to pay unemployment taxes.

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FAQ: ALEs and the ACA employer mandate

PeopleKeep

If you qualify as an applicable large employer (ALE), you may be wondering what regulations apply to you under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To help you get started, the following FAQs will shed some light on how the ACA’s employer mandate affects ALEs.

The Guide to Choosing an Employer of Record Model

When partnering with an Employer of Record, you’re outsourcing your global legal, HR, and finance infrastructure. In your evaluation, you’ll find two models: The aggregator model and the wholly-owned infrastructure model. Which is better for your company?

EEOC Potentially Limits Employer’s Right to Mandate COVID-19 Testing

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

On July 12, 2022, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revised its guidance on compliance with disability discrimination law during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post EEOC Potentially Limits Employer’s Right to Mandate COVID-19 Testing appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG.

What is employer branding? How to build a great employer brand

Achievers

Your organization’s employer brand should always be top of mind. Let’s take a closer look at what employer branding is and what your company can do to organically build an employer brand that sets it up for success. What is employer branding?

2022 State ballot initiatives impacting employment law

Business Management Daily

A dozen states had initiatives affecting employment this year. Question 2 asked voters whether, beginning July 1, 2024, the state’s minimum wage should be raised to $12 from $11, and the provision allowing employers offering health benefits to pay a minimum wage of $1 an hour less scrapped.

Employer branding strategies to attract top talent

Business Management Daily

Enter the concept of employer branding. Your employer brand is how you are viewed as an employer. A strong employer brand can help land new talent. Especially in times of low unemployment, a great employer brand can provide a much-needed edge for talent acquisition.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis for Large Employers explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Attend Child Support Employer Symposium in Boston

American Payroll Association

On July 13-14, the National Council of Child Support Directors (NCCSD) is holding an Employer Symposium in Boston. This is a critical event for payroll professionals to interact with state child support directors and present employer perspectives on child support reporting and withholding

Employers Seek Clarity on Reproductive Healthcare Benefits Litigation Following EEOC Commissioner Filing

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

Jackson Women’s Health Organization, many employers extended travel benefits to women residing in states where abortion or reproductive health procedures may now be unlawful. Following the US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v.

The key things employers must know about HIPAA law

Business Management Daily

There is a variety of sensitive data that business owners need to safeguard including proprietary business information, customer data, and employment records. But what happens when employers need to access and store employee health information? Does HIPAA apply to employment records?

Three Back-to-School Opportunities for Employers

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Read more > The post Three Back-to-School Opportunities for Employers appeared first on Word on Benefits. Ahhhh, the smell of fresh folders, pencils sharpened to perfection and the crack of that first marker opening. Oh, is it just me that gets excited about.

How to Achieve Your Cybersecurity Goals for Employee Data

Speaker: Gallagher

Join our employee benefits compliance experts as they address the current state of cyber, best practices when developing and maintaining a cybersecurity program for employer-sponsored benefits, and resources to help you meet cybersecurity goals for your employee data.

Telework Boom Has Employers Rethinking Hiring, Onboarding

McDermott Will & Emery Employee Benefits

The post Telework Boom Has Employers Rethinking Hiring, Onboarding appeared first on EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BLOG. Employment Labor anti-discrimination laws employees employers Hiring onboarding recruiting remote work telework work-from-home

Child Support Report Features Employer’s Perspective on e-IWO

American Payroll Association

Read APA’s article, “e-IWO from the Employer’s Perspective,” in the November edition of the Child Support Report, published by the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement

5 jobs U.S. employers plan to outsource

Employee Benefit News

Outsourcing

Small Employer Redefined Under ACA

Patriot Software

The Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act changes the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) definition of a “small employer.” With PACE, businesses with 51-100 employees will remain in the large group market.

Adapting, Evolving and Staying Competitive in a Disrupted Economy

COVID-19 continues to shape the way we live and work. Organizational success depends on workforce wellbeing, and employee needs are varied and constantly changing. It’s clear that a more flexible and strategic approach to total compensation is required to create a better path forward. The 2021 Q1 Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights Report: The Path Forward explores and how employers can balance workforce expectations against organizational goals. Discover how you can review and implement new technologies, develop updated and forward-looking strategies, and evolve your employee value proposition to create a more engaged and resilient workforce.