DOL Seeking Comments On Extending Association Health Plans

DOL Seeking Comments On Extending Association Health Plans

Jan 30 Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers that do not meet the 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employee threshold to be Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) do not face Read More
Worker Misclassification Can Impact ACA Compliance

Worker Misclassification Can Impact ACA Compliance

Jan 10 On December 31, 2017, the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA) took effect. The new law allows for heightened investigations into those employers that are allegedly misclassifying their workers Read More
Tracking Time and Attendance: A Business Intelligence and Regulatory Imperative

Tracking Time and Attendance: A Business Intelligence and Regulatory Imperative

Aug 22 As misclassification suits arise from ill-defined job descriptions in the gig economy, how employees utilize their workdays is also becoming an issue. Who is managing and tracking how workers spend Read More
New Developments Continue to Dog Uber About Worker Misclassification

New Developments Continue to Dog Uber About Worker Misclassification

Aug 16 In the United States alone, Uber has over 600,000 drivers, some of whom over the course of the last two years have been entangled in numerous lawsuits surrounding their rights Read More
The DOL, HSAs and the New Fiduciary Rule

The DOL, HSAs and the New Fiduciary Rule

Aug 8 After numerous delays, the Department of Labor put its final fiduciary rule, which was issued on April 8, 2016, into partial effect on June 9 this year, but with enforcement Read More
New ACA-Related FAQ Arrives From Various Government Agencies

New ACA-Related FAQ Arrives From Various Government Agencies

Jul 3 The U.S. Treasury Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL), has released new FAQs pertaining to mental health. Read More
The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

Jan 19 Independent contractors, freelancers, consultants. These workers have slowly risen up the ranks as backbones of many companies, yet when it comes to traditional labor rights, they’ve consistently come up short. Read More
Proposed Changes To Form 5500? Here Are Some More Per AICPA

Proposed Changes To Form 5500? Here Are Some More Per AICPA

Dec 7 Over the past year, Form 5500 has gone through changes and proposed modifications in an effort to streamline healthcare information reporting on the part of employers. The Department of Labor, Read More
What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

Nov 28 Independent contractors have gone from side help for employers to the backbone of many companies. The “gig” economy as it’s now called, includes any of said contractors who work within Read More
Oklahoma Joins Forces With The DOL To End Misclassification

Oklahoma Joins Forces With The DOL To End Misclassification

Oct 13 The ACA Times reported at the top of September thatPennsylvania signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Labor, aiming to prevent further Employee Misclassifications. The MOU would Read More
Misclassifying Workers Can Trigger Two Penalties

Misclassifying Workers Can Trigger Two Penalties

Aug 27 Employers are facing increased scrutiny by the Department of Labor, the and state regulators over possible misclassification employees as independent contractors or freelance workers. A DOL memo states that the Read More