Even with the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) delayed until 2015, companies are already looking for ways to get around the mandate. But they could find themselves in legal hot water if they adopt one of the most popular techniques - cutting employee hours.
Starting January 1, 2015, the employer mandate will require employers with 50 or more full-time or “full-time equivalent” employees to provide health coverage to its full-time…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 26, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Nearly a year ago, we reported on a Mom Corps survey that found that 45% of workers would take a pay cut to get flexibility. This year's Mom Corps survey shows that the importance of workplace flexibility continues to increase.
Mom Corps, a national flexible staffing firm, again found that flexibility is so important that…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 24, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Part of what makes contract staffing a little intimidating to recruiters is the jargon that goes along with it. Bill rates, conversion fee, multiplier, Employer of Record . . . the list goes on and on.
One point of confusion for some recruiters who are new to contract staffing is the difference between the…Continue
The ACA requires employers to provide employees with a notice about coverage options available through the Marketplace,…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 12, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
When it comes to recruiters and employers, the two most important words in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are employer mandate. That is the provision in the act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, that will require employers with 50 or more employees to provide health insurance to those employees. Even with the mandate being delayed until 2015 (tracking to begin in 2014), many employers and recruiting/staffing firms are…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 10, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments
Age is like the forgotten step-child of protected classes in employment law. Age discrimination doesn't get the attention that racial and sexual discrimination get, and winning an age discrimination case is difficult for employees. In fact, a recent New York Times article states that lawyers…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 10, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments