IRS clarifies puzzling issue sparked by new FSA carryover rules

The IRS finally caved and let health flexible spending account (FSA) holders carry over some funds from year to year. But that allowance opened up a whole different can of worms.   The question the IRS’s...
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Once again, EEOC gets dressed down for investigation tactics

A federal judge has slapped down the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for its enforcement methods.   A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of the EEOC’s lawsuit against Kaplan Higher...
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The latest ADA-covered activities: golf and sex

At this point, you should just assume that almost every life activity is covered under disability law, as this new case shows.   ‘Oh, you’re having surgery? You’re fired’ Anthony...
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5 Essentials Companies Should Look for When Evaluating Talent Acquisition Software

Growing organizations have different hiring needs than companies in low growth mode. Companies that plan to grow must consider their recruitment technology and how it will impact their ability to scale....
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Learn the Benefits of Creating a Mobile Workplace

Over the past ten to fifteen years organizations have noticed a shift in the work habits of employees especially with the wide availability of mobile capabilities. Employees now work from home unless they...
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Not so Fast: House Committee Votes to Slow Down Union Elections, ‘Protect’ Employee Info

If Republican members of the House Education and Workforce Committee have their way, no election on whether workers want to be represented by a union could be held for at least 35 days after the filing...
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Global Employment Company: Is It the Right Fit for Your Organisation?

Multinational companies increasingly have internationally mobile employees (IMEs) who perform services in more than one country, other than their country of citizenship, during a single taxable year. ...
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New Wisconsin Law Bars Employer Access to Employee, Applicant Social Media Accounts

Wisconsin this week joined the ranks of other states in enacting a law protecting employees from employers’ snooping into their internet passwords and social media accounts. Governor Scott Walker...
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Free Chapter: The Crowdsourced Performance Review

It's long been discussed in HR circles that the traditional annual performance review is frozen in time. It's a relic of the way business used to work and doesn't capitalize on the way business works today.While...
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The Science of Happiness

According to studies, happy employees are 98% more likely to identify with company values and goals. We all know that a great company culture is a critical component in our success. But how can you build...
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