IRS Publishes Final Forms and Instructions on Information Reporting Under the Affordable Care Act

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final forms and instructions addressing information reporting requirements applicable to employers and insurers under Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and...
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ADA accommodation? But we haven’t even hired her yet

This is a federal employment law pill some employers have a tough time swallowing.  The ADA covers more than just current employees. Its protections also extend to probationary employees, new hires...
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LinkedIn: Maybe not the serious, all-business forum you thought it was

C’mon, tell the truth: What are you really doing on LinkedIn?   That what technology analyst Brian Hanley wanted to find out. “Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user,”...
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Must love penguins, hate showering: Is this job worth $20K a year?

Here is one of the more unusual job postings you’ll see this year:  Port Lockroy, a British historic base on Goudier Island off the Antarctic Peninsula, is looking for an “assistant.” This...
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Alert: Same sex-spouses now covered under FMLA in all states

HR pros should review their firms’ FMLA policies — as well as any other related materials — ASAP.   That’s because the DOL just updated the definition of “spouse” for FMLA purposes to reflect...
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Top Insights for the World’s Leading HR Executives

In CEB’s Top Insights Report, discover five critical trends that are shaping the business, and how the best companies are addressing key functional challenges to drive performance. All of these changes...
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Overcoming the 5 Roadblocks to Workforce Management Success

As organizations grow, so do the advantages of using labor data to inform business strategy. If the need for better labor data requires your organization to implement a new workforce management solution,...
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Tips for Choosing the most appropiate insurance coverages for your business.

In this paper, “Tips for Choosing the most appropiate insurance coverages for your business.”, Univera insurance uncovers what every business or company owner should be...
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Justices Hear Case on Religious Accommodation

Does a job applicant have to directly ask the employer for a reasonable accommodation of his or her religion, or does the employer have to take the lead from the circumstances at hand and inquire of the...
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Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit’s Yard-Man Inferences in M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett

M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, a recent unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, is a game changer. By expressly repudiating the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit’s...
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