On January 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 1036, which updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018. The new table reflects the changes in the Tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017 that was enacted by legislation last month.
2018 is off to a start and the next big question many employers are facing is: Should we adhere to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements, or go under the assumption that the law will be repealed and no longer enforced?
As we wind down towards the end of 2017, we invite you to countdown to 2018 with our top 5 blogs of the year:
American Airlines, one of the largest airlines, is scrambling to find staff to cover 15,000 flights after a bug in the pilot scheduling system allowed too many pilots to request time off around the holidays.
Managing PTO requests during the holiday season can be a slippery slope because no one wants to tell an employee that they can’t have the time off to spend time with family. However, the holiday season serves as a very busy time for many businesses and requires appropriate staffing levels to take care of their clients.
Managing schedules for a diverse workforce can be complicated. Between creating a schedule, filling open shifts, and handling call-offs, scheduling is no easy task. Here is a list of the top 5 scheduling mistakes and tips on how you can avoid them:
Topics: Employee Scheduling
This busy time of the year serves as a reminder to reflect on what you’re most thankful for. However, it’s often too easy to forget to show your appreciation and gratitude towards your people. To help you out during this hectic time, we have put together 10 easy ways in which you can boost morale and thank your people for all that they do this holiday season:
Payroll processing is an important aspect for every organization. It’s the way you reward and retain your people for all of their hard work. Failure to accurately pay your people can result in penalties, fines, and disengaged employees.
Without the right resources and knowledge, processing payroll can be frustrating, time consuming, and complicated. This is why many organizations choose to outsource payroll and tax management to a third-party provider. Whether or not your organization outsources payroll or performs processes in-house, here are 5 things you need to know and the top resources to help:
The 60 accusations of varying degrees of harassment on Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein have sparked up conversations in the workplace.
Although each sexual harassment situation is unique, it’s critical that all employees closely review company handbooks, policies, and government laws to better understand their rights and what actions or behaviors are classified as sexual harassment.
In this recent letter, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they will begin posting Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) public use files on November 1, 2017. You will be able to access the files at https://data.cms.gov.[i]
The first posting will include data that was submitted for the reporting period of the first two calendar quarters in 2017. These files are the raw number of hours that providers have submitted and will include:
It’s that time of year!
Open enrollment is right around the corner and HR departments are busy preparing to ensure that they can offer their people a great open enrollment experience.
Understanding eligibility and the details of each plan can be challenging. Your people may spend a significant amount of time researching plans and will likely have questions on the process to ensure they’re making the right selection.