The ACA is stirring up a lot of angst among employers and Human Resources professionals. It’s no news to anyone the ACA Shared Responsibility Reporting could reap major financial consequences for any company not in compliance.
But those penalties just got bigger.
It’s awkward. It’s uncomfortable. But at some point or another, you have to do it.
While firing an employee isn’t enjoyable, there are ways to make it as painless as possible.
Ah, the unpaid summer internship. For many college students, it’s viewed as a rite of passage, a way to get valuable work experience on their resumes before graduation. In a competitive job market, most desirable employers have no trouble finding plenty of eager young people who’d be willing to work for free for a summer in the hopes that it will give them a leg up when the time comes to apply for their first jobs out of school.
The Department of Labor released its much-awaited proposals to the overtime rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act last week. At President Obama’s urging last March, the bill’s white-collar exemption thresholds were to be updated for the first time in over a decade.