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Posted by Brenda Sabin | Tue, September 18
The IRS has been busy this past year! Not only have they sent numerous ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Letters (aka Penalty Letters) for 2015, with the 2016 letters just now being released... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Tue, September 18
Several years ago, a family member was suffering from persistent headaches and nerve pain radiating through one side of her head, face and neck. She underwent a battery of tests, including a CT scan... » read more
Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | Tue, July 03
In the tightest labor market since the 1960s, finding talent is as difficult as it’s ever been.  Employers, rightly, have been focused on differentiating themselves as a great place to work to... » read more
Posted by Audrey Phillips | Tue, July 03
Human interaction has drastically changed over the past few decades with the evolution and increase in the use of technology. These changes require organizational communication strategies to adapt to... » read more
Posted by Stacey Sharp | Sat, June 30
Each newsletter our experts cover a wide array of topics. This month's newsletter discusses value-based health care and what that means, safe harbor affordability changes, five traits to look for... » read more
Posted by Karin Tierney | Tue, June 19
Turnover is in the HR news headlines a lot lately. In particular, the focus is on what businesses should do to engage and retain their key employees to prevent turnover. The talent shortage and... » read more
Posted by Brenda Sabin | Wed, June 13
The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-34, which increased the safe harbor affordability percentages under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the employee premium contributions for plan years... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Tue, June 12
There is broad consensus that the predominant system for payment of health care services, the fee-for-service model, is not an effective mechanism for controlling costs and improving outcomes.  It is... » read more
Posted by Maribeth Spellman | Fri, May 04
The New York State Legislature has passed sexual harassment legislation which mandates that employers provide annual sexual harassment training. By Oct. 9, 2018 New York employers must implement a... » read more
Posted by Kelsey Foster | Thu, April 05
It’s no secret that great employees are tough to find. The search for them can be arduous and costly, and when they are finally on the payroll, there is no guarantee they won’t be stolen away by a... » read more