DOL Seeking Comments On Extending Association Health Plans

DOL Seeking Comments On Extending Association Health Plans

January 30, 2018 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

January 10, 2018 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

August 22, 2017 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

August 16, 2017 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

August 8, 2017 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

July 3, 2017 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

January 19, 2017 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

December 7, 2016 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?

November 28, 2016 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

October 13, 2016 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

August 27, 2015 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