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Compensation and Benefits

Compensation and benefits topics – whether it’s minimum wage, workers’ compensation laws, or employee pay – if properly handled, can help you retain workers and recruit new ones.

Use our advice to craft independent contractor agreements that keep independent contractors – and your bosses – happy.

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Research shows that starting a care culture for employee caregivers can create positive business outcomes, including happier, more loyal employees.
As employers begin to embrace on-demand pay, it's time to take a closer look at the benefits, the issues and if it's right for your organization.
Employers are using every trick possible to lure the best employees. One increasingly popular move: expanding severance packages to separated employees.
Paid leave laws have emerged as one of the biggest human resource headaches. Fortunately, you can develop a compliant paid time off policy.
Leave buy back programs raise a lot of questions about rate of pay and overtime. Here's some guidance.
Recent research indicates workplace wellness programs may benefit employees, but they don’t necessarily improve organizational effectiveness.
The benefits of unlimited paid-time-off policies are obvious. But many of the legal risks they create are not.
The IRS is turning its attention to 2016 and beginning to crack down on employers that didn’t offer affordable minimum value group health benefits.
Today’s super-tight labor market has more employers lowering the bar to broaden their candidate pool and speed up hiring. Consider this new trend ...
The DOL claims AHPs will give small businesses some of the clout large employers enjoy when negotiating health benefits and rates.
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 can save big bucks for employers and employees alike.
Duluth recently became the third Minnesota city to enact a paid sick and safe time ordinance, following the lead of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. The ordinance differs in key ways from its Twin Cities cousins’.
As a result of a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the rollover distribution rules are now more relaxed for rollovers of defaulted loans resulting from plan terminations or a participant’s failure to repay a loan upon severance from employment.
Employers have long been allowed to pay tipped employees less than the usual minimum wage. In some industries, tips have traditionally been pooled, so “back-of-the-house” staff can share in customers’ generosity. But the informality of tipping means it is a surprisingly complicated wage-and-hour issue.
By July 20, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had already served more than 5,200 I-9 audit notices to employers across the country, a dramatic increase over last year’s total, when 1,360 I-9 audits were conducted.
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 economy: slow wage growth.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a complicated and far-reaching law, which tax pros are still unraveling and state legislatures are still trying to come to terms with. Here’s the latest.
E-Verify complements the Form I-9 process for employment eligibility verification. Heads up: According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which runs both programs, its E-Verify Monitoring and Compliance function may contact you regarding your I-9 forms.
These regs won’t become effective until final regs are issued, but it’s anticipated that they will become effective for information returns you’re required to file in 2019.
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! Which version is right?
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