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When is 1,250 not 1,250? Hours Worked Versus Hours Paid for FMLA Eligibility

January 23, 2014
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Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.
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Helicopter Employer Approaching

January 7, 2014
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'Why do American employers act like helicopter parents when it comes to their employees’ health care?'
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Most Common 401(k) Retirement Plan Match Is Now Dollar-for-Dollar: Survey

January 6, 2014
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Successful plans are ones that help workers save enough, as opposed to 2011’s top response citing high participation rates, the survey shows.
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Wellness Apps for Workers Becoming More Apropos

January 6, 2014
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With the rise of consumer-driven health care and its emphasis on individuals taking more responsibility for their health care choices, these apps are likely to grow in popularity.
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Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative Launched to Give Open Look Into Private Exchanges

January 5, 2014
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Group launched the collaborative to give employers information on products offered by health insurance exchanges.
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The Benefits of a Post-Windsor World

January 5, 2014
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The Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor has made it necessary for employers to re-evaluate their harassment policies.
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It’s a Benefits Bonanza at Principal Financial’s 10 Best List

December 19, 2013
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Competitive salaries with specialty perks translate into low turnover rates, according to Principal Financial Group’s 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.
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Infertility is Fertile Ground for Disability Discrimination Claims

December 16, 2013
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With this issue on the EEOC’s enforcement radar, employers that deny time off for fertility treatments may find themselves as the start of the EEOC’s next infertility-related press release.
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Half of Survey Respondents Say ACA Will Boost Insurance Costs

December 12, 2013
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While respondents think costs will climb and quality will drop, only 4 in 10 said they are familiar with the ACA.
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Preparing Now for ACA Compliance in 2015

December 11, 2013
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Get through open enrollment this year, and begin the process of reviewing your organization’s strategic and compliance plans for the ACA come 2015.
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