It’s Back! New Overtime Rule to Increase Minimum Exempt Salary

Remember a few years ago when we had a new overtime rule that was halted at the 11th hour? Get ready for round two, only this time at a lower salary rate.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and this new proposal …read more…

Compliance Deadline Reminders: Medicare and ACA Reporting

March 1 – Medicare Reporting

Employers with health plans that include prescription drug coverage for active employees or retirees who are Medicare eligible must report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whether or not their prescription drug coverage is creditable each year. The coverage is “creditable” …read more…

Risk Reduction Through Progressive Discipline

(From the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Because behavioral problems and poor performance can be detrimental to the bottom line, many employers want to be rid of problematic employees ASAP. Small businesses in particular may not feel that they have the time or money to work on correcting bad behavior or …read more…

Reminder: Post Your OSHA Summary Log by February 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that all employers who are required to maintain the OSHA 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, post a summary of the previous year’s log between February 1 and April 30 each year.

The summary (OSHA Form 300A) must be certified by …read more…