• 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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  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Employer Fees Are Due by July 31st

    July 20, 2023 | HR News/News

      The Affordable Care Act imposes annual fees on employers with self-funded medical plans (including level and graded funded plans) and on fully insured plans with health reimbursement accounts (HRAs). This fee was instituted to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PECORI), which conducts research to compare the effectiveness of various medical services used 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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  • 2022 EEO-1 Data Collection Is Moved to Fall 2023

    July 5, 2023 | News

    EEO-1 Reports are required to be filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees. Due to an obligatory, three-year renewal of the EEO-1 Component data collection by the Office of Management and Budget, the EEOC pushed the data collection from End excerpt

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  • Prescription Drug Data Collection Reports (RxDC) Are Due by June 1, 2023

    April 14, 2023 | HR News/News

    Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), employer-based health plans are required to produce and file an annual report on their prescription drug and healthcare spending costs. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the collection agency for this information and the data submission is called the RxDC report. The Rx stands for End excerpt

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  • Certification of Your Affirmative Action Plan Is Required Between March 31, 2023 – June 29, 2023

    March 22, 2023 | News

      The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has stated that covered federal contractors must certify, on an annul basis, that they have developed and maintained an Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for their business. This certification must be done through the OFCCP’s designated Contractor Portal which will open on March 31st. The Portal’s certification 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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  • FOIA Request Pending for All Type 2 EE0-1 Data

    September 21, 2022 | News

    Federal Contractors Have Until Oct. 19th to Object In June 2022, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) received a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) for all Type 2 EEO-1 Reports filed from 2016 through 2020. On August 19, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance End excerpt

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