What’s new in HR news this month? The IRS and the DOL gifted us with new forms and posters for 2017 ACA reporting and FLSA compliance, respectively. One HR giant acquired a has-been job site and the Justice Department further clarified disabilities covered under the ADA and ADAAA.
Summer may be wrapping up and Olympians have returned to their home countries with medals in tow, but Human Resources activity is not slowing down! Keep reading for the latest updates in HR news.
Though it seems we’ve only just wrapped up ACA reporting in 2016, we’re already looking ahead to ACA reporting requirements for 2017.
Bad news: sometimes, your most productive, positive, engaged employees will leave your company. It is a bummer, but it happens in every company across all industries. Turnover is a natural part of the work lifecycle. Part of what made those employees your best and brightest in the first place was their drive to grow. Unfortunately, sometimes that means they need to continue their career in another company.
FLSA Non-Exempt. Or is it FLSA Exempt? Exempt from what exactly? Between the FLSA changes to overtime rules and the increases in civil monetary penalties, employers can't ignore employee classifications.
The new overtime rule could make more than 4 million workers in the US eligible for overtime pay. If you haven’t classified your employees with the correct FLSA status, you could land some big penalties, an overtime wage claim, or worse—a lawsuit. Prepare your organization by classifying your employees correctly. Are they employees or independent contractors? FLSA non-exempt or exempt?