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Got Letter 226J from the IRS? Here's what you need to know.

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

At the end of 2017, the IRS began sending Letter 226J to Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) as a proposed assessment of Employer Shared Responsibility Payments (ESRPs) under the Affordable Care Act. If the IRS determines one or more full-time equivalent employees enrolled to receive health care coverage on a government exchange and received a premium tax credit/federal premium subsidy, they will send this proposed assessment letter to the employer. This is the first step in the process to enforce ESRP requirements under the ACA.

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Fuse Workforce Management Recognized as a Leader in the Florida Tech Scene

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM by John Duval

Fuse Workforce Management has been identified as one of the best software and services companies in Florida, based on its high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings from real G2 Crowd users. 

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Diversity in the workplace: how to overcome unconscious bias in your hiring practices

Posted on Jan 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

In the 1970s, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) had a problem: an almost all-male orchestra. This trend also happened to show up in the other top orchestras in the United States at the time. In an experimental process, the BSO implemented blind auditions, placing a curtain between the musician and the judging panel. They even ensured the floors were carpeted to dull the sound of high heels, which might give away an auditioner’s gender.

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[HR Roundup] ACA extension, new overtime rule proposal + more HR news

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 10:23:40 AM by John Duval

As we closed out 2017, a wild year for regulatory changes and workplace legislation, we witnessed some big changes that will affect the new year (and the years to come). This last month, employers received a Christmas gift from the IRS in the form of an extension, Congress passed a controversial tax bill, the DOL released its fall regulatory agenda, and we see more businesses tapping into the benefits of augmented and virtual reality technology.

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New Year's Resolutions for HR Managers

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 10:11:54 AM by John Duval

Don’t you love the beginning of another new year, with a blank calendar full of potential? By now you’ve probably had your fill of articles telling you how to improve your health or organize your home in the coming year. You may have even hit the gym or bought some organizational tools to help you become a better, healthier version of your 2017 self.

Setting personal goals is really important, but have you had much time to think about how to become more effective and efficient at work in 2018? If you haven’t taken a few minutes to set goals for your professional life, we have a few suggestions to help you start the year off on the right foot:

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