• Effective December 1, 2016 – DOL’s Overtime Final Rule

      November 13, 2016 | Blog

      The Department of Labor (DOL) issued the Overtime Final Rule that updates the regulations determining which white-collar, salaried employees are entitled to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime pay protections.

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    • Maryland Expands Equal Pay Act Effective October 1, 2016

      September 10, 2016 | Blog

      Effective October 1, 2016, employers may not discriminate against an employee in any occupation by paying wages to an employee of one sex or gender at a rate less than the rate paid to employees of another sex or gender if both employees work in the same establishment and perform comparable work.  The Maryland Equal Pay End excerpt

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    • VETS 4212 and EEO-1 Reports Due Soon

      August 30, 2016 | Blog

      This is a reminder that the VETS-4212 and EEO-1 Reports are due annually on September 30th Who is Required to Submit the EEO-1 Report? The EEO-1 report is a collection of workforce data from employers with 100 or more (lower thresholds apply to federal contractors) employees.  The EEO-1 report applies to employers with more than End excerpt

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    • Federal Government Contractors – DOL Protects Transgender Workers

      July 28, 2016 | Blog

      Are you aware of new guidance that has come from the Department of Labor (Executive Order 11246) regarding gender discrimination? The new rule below will go into effect on August 15, 2016 and is an employer requirement.  It is our understanding that there is no transitional relief and that Federal Government Contractors need to comply End excerpt

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    • Employers: Here’s a Mid-Year Affordable Care Act Refresher

      July 14, 2016 | Blog

      The following information was received from the IRS on 7/14/16. As an employer, the size and structure of your workforce helps determine which parts of the health care law apply to your business. Work forces typically fluctuate, so it’s important to annually determine the size of your workforce.  The number of employees you have during End excerpt

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    • 2015 Electronic Information Reporting Due to the IRS by June 30

      June 19, 2016 | Blog

      The following information was received from our partner Cigna on 6/16/16. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires “large employers” to report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) information regarding all full-time employees to whom they offered health coverage, called “Large Employer Reporting.” Insurers and self-insured health plans must also submit reports to the IRS regarding individuals End excerpt

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    • OFCCP Announces Final Sex Discrimination Rule

      June 14, 2016 | Blog

      The following information was received from the DOL on 6/14/16. OFCCP Announces its Final Rule Updating Sex Discrimination Guidelines Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule that sets forth the requirements that covered contractors must meet under the provisions of Executive Order 11246 that prohibit sex discrimination in employment. This End excerpt

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    • Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs Under the ADA and GINA

      May 22, 2016 | Blog

      The following information was recieved from our partner CIGNA on 5/19/16 Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs Under the ADA and GINA On May 16, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) as they relate to employer wellness programs. End excerpt

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    • Who Benefits from the New Overtime Rule?

      May 19, 2016 | Blog

      The following is taken from the Official US DOL Blog dated 5/18/16 Today, the Department of Labor issued a new rule that updates the regulations determining which white-collar, salaried employees are entitled to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime pay protections. The rule increases the salary threshold below which most white-collar, salaried End excerpt

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    • Final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

      May 17, 2016 | Blog

      The following information was received on 5/17/16 from our partner CIGNA Final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities On May 13, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and specifically the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), issued a final rule on nondiscrimination in health programs and activities under Section 1557 of the End excerpt

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