W2 Issues/Concerns


Monthly Archive: May 2016

EEOC Issues Final Rule on Wellness Incentive Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a final rule on what types of wellness incentive program offerings will not run afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or any other federal laws. This is particularly important because when the …

DOL Issues Final Rule on OT Pay

The Department of Labor recently unveiled its final overtime rule, and businesses may be somewhat relieved that it isn’t quite as strict as most had feared after reading the initial proposed rule. Specifically, under the new rules: The salary threshold has been …

Employee Satisfaction at Highest Point in a Decade, Survey Finds…

Results of a new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) suggest that employee satisfaction is at its highest point since 2005. Specifically, the survey, which included the responses of more than 600 workers, found that 88 percent were satisfied …

How Trashing a Few Resumes Can Cost You Millions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently reached a settlement with a Coca-Cola Bottling plant in Mobile, Alabama after it failed to retain job seekers’ application materials. The bottling plant was sued by the EEOC last fall amid claims by a female job candidate …

How many people should be involved in the interview process?

We’ve all heard the “how many people it takes to screw in a light bulb?” jokes, but how many HR reps does it take to identify the best man for the job? Well, if the results of a new study are to …

In the News: Two ACA rule changes that you need to know about

It’s been a while since we last provided an update on Obamacare rules, but two changes – while fairly minor in nature – recently popped up that merit a quick review by HR reps who need to be in the know.   …

In the News: Can you decline to hire an overweight job candidate?

We all know that we can’t make hiring choices based on a person’s gender, race, religion or sexual preference, but can you decline to hire a prospective employee based on the number on the bathroom scale? Sadly, the answer is a bit …
FSA | CommuterNew EmployeeAbel PortalTime Clock