December 28, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

    IRS MILEAGE RATE, OSHA REPORTING, AND FEDERAL CONTRACTOR MINIMUM WAGES   The following federal law changes take effect on January 1, 2024. IRS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT RATE The IRS standard mileage rate will be 67 cents per mile driven for business purposes (up from 65.5 cents in 2023). This rate also applies to electric and hybrid End excerpt

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    December 18, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission extended the EEO-1 report filing deadline to January 9, 2024. Reports that were not submitted by the deadline of December 5, 2023 must be submitted by January 9, 2024. No EEO-1 reports will be accepted after January 9.   The EEO-1 report is a mandatory annual data collection that End excerpt

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  • Reminder-EEO-1 Data Collection Opens October 31, 2023

    October 18, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that the 2022 EEO-Component 1 data collection will open on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, and the deadline for employers to file is Tuesday, December 5, 2023. The requirement applies to private employers with 100 or more employees and federal government contractors and subcontractors with 50 or more End excerpt

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  • Medical Loss Ratio Rebates 2023

    September 26, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

    Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks are currently arriving for many companies. MLR rebates are required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and are furnished when a health insurer does not utilize enough of the premiums they have received directly towards the cost of medical claims and activities that improve the quality of care. There End excerpt

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  • Expired FMLA Certification Forms Are Still Usable

    July 15, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

    There have been many questions and concerns about expiring Department of Labor (DOL) forms in regards to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The good news is that the forms can still be used because the expiration date is not relevant to the content of the required information. Unpaid, job-protected leave for pre-determined family and End excerpt

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  • Final Opportunity to Object to the Disclosure of Your Type 2 EEO-Data

    March 22, 2023 | HR News/News & Press

      A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was submitted by the Center for Investigative Reporting to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) asking for the disclosure of Type 2 EEO-1 Reporting Data that was submitted by all multi-establishment federal contractors for filing years 2016-2020. These reports include a great deal of sensitive End excerpt

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  • EEO-1 Reporting

    February 14, 2023 | HR News/News/News & Press

    The EEO-1 reporting for 2022 data is tentatively scheduled to open in mid-July 2023. In recent years, the deadline for data collection has varied. The EEO-1 report is a mandatory annual data collection that requires all private employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees to file the EEO-1 End excerpt

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  • What Employers Need to Know About Pay Transparency Laws in 2023

    January 12, 2023 | News/News & Press

    Written by Sheri Bender 1.10.23 California originally banned employers from asking about salary history in 2018. Then Colorado was the first state to pass a pay transparency law in 2019. The initial intention of these initiatives was to reduce the gap between earnings of men and women. Fast forward to 2023 and 1 in 5 End excerpt

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  • New Rule Proposed to Determine Employee Status

    October 13, 2022 | News & Press

    On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to help analyze whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The 2021 independent contractor guidelines used a five-factor test to determine classification with two of the factors—the nature and degree of control over the End excerpt

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  • California and NYC Salary Transparency Laws Go Into Effect

    September 12, 2022 | News/News & Press

    Salary Transparency Laws are slated to go into effect in New York City and California, and other states and jurisdictions may soon follow. In New York, the “Salary Transparency Law,” a recent amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), is set to go into effect on November 1, 2022. Employers advertising jobs End excerpt

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