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Ready for Winter? 4 Questions to Ask About Your Inclement Weather Policy

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An Inclement Weather Policy can help employers and employees during dangerous weather and other natural disasters, but a poorly defined policy can put your business in danger of compliance issues and low employee morale.  While most employers have an Inclement Weather Policy in place, it is often forgotten and rarely updated, buried within the Employee […]

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IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Forms 1095-B and 1095-C

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On Friday, November 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a Notice extending the deadline for furnishing 2016 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C from January 31, 2017 to March 2, 2017. These extensions apply to all filers, including Applicable Large Employers, health insurers, and employers that sponsor self-insured health plans. Due to this extension, some individual […]

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PROXUS' HR Services Group Announces New Core Management Team

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PROXUS is pleased to announce a focused restructuring of its Human Resource Management Services Group that consists of multiple promotions and increased responsibilities in several key management positions. This new management structure will allow the HR Management Services Group to enhance service delivery while better leveraging its collective HR expertise, and will also promote continued professional […]

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New Overtime Rules Are Here: Four Important Things to Consider

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Last week, the Department of Labor issued the much-anticipated revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations. These are the first significant changes made to the law since 2004 and represent a profound change in how employers determine which employees are exempt and which are non-exempt and entitled to overtime pay. Final Overtime Rule Provisions […]

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Proposed EEO-1 Reporting: What You Need to Know

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Earlier this year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed that some employers be required to submit employee pay data in a new EEO-1 report. This data would help the EEOC enforce federal pay discrimination laws and cut down on discriminatory pay practices within the workplace. If approved, the new EEO-1 report would go into effect for […]

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Get Ready: New Overtime Rules Likely Here Soon

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The Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rule may go into effect as early as June 2016. By now, you probably know about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed overtime rule, which would change current regulations and allow more previously exempt employees to receive overtime pay. While employers and lawmakers expected to see the new ruling in […]

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Don’t Become a Victim: Learn How You Can Prevent Payroll Tax Fraud

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If you haven’t heard by now, the City of Trenton and other companies are claiming to be the latest victims of payroll tax fraud, alleging that their payroll provider failed to remit their payroll taxes to the government. Read the full story here. Who’s At Risk for Payroll Tax Fraud? Unfortunately, payroll tax fraud isn’t limited to […]

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Form I-9: Five Things You May Be Doing Wrong

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You found the right candidate for the position, made an offer, and they accepted. Now it’s day one on the job and you have them filling out the required I-9. Before you check their documents and file away their form, make sure you’re not putting your company at risk. Federal law requires all employers to […]

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Is Your Employee Handbook Ready for 2016?

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                  The employee handbook. You know it’s common sense to have one, but amidst trying to keep up with the responsibilities of HR management, it can be easy to overlook this invaluable employer tool. Ideally, companies should perform a review of their employee handbook on an annual […]

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ACA Fines to Double in 2016

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On June 29, President Obama signed the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. While much of the new law deals with trade preferences, one provision increases penalties for employers that fail to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s new reporting requirements beginning in 2016. What You Need to Know The penalty for failure to file […]

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