Sell employees on benefits of HDHP/HSAs

  • September 20, 2018

As you evaluate your health insurance options for the upcoming year, consider whether to offer high-deductible health plans, coupled with health savings accounts. They...

IHOP stores settle with teens for $1 million

  • September 19, 2018

The EEOC has reached a $975,000 settlement with two IHOP franchises in Illinois over allegations that management turned a blind eye to sexual harassment directed at...

Economy is booming, but when will wages rise?

  • August 30, 2018

With low unemployment and a growing GDP, Americans are feeling much more comfortable about the economy. Yet a concerning trend lurks underneath an otherwise booming...

No, you can’t make staff divulge their meds

  • August 27, 2018

The EEOC has filed a lawsuit against a Texas employer that requires all its employees to report every medication they take, both prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Skipping disciplinary step? Document why

  • August 09, 2018

If you have a progressive discipline system that gives poor performers or rule breakers a chance to reform, be sure your policy includes an escape hatch that lets you...

In the payroll mailbag: August ’18

  • August 03, 2018

How do we report a long address? … How far back must corrections go? … Urban legend or not: What is the earnings suspense file? … So many Social Security cards!...

States push back against DOL’s PAID program

  • August 01, 2018

There’s a lot for employers to like about the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Payroll Audit Independent Determination program—known as PAID. Some state officials...