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Legal Issues in Employment Law
Keep up with the changes in legal issues. Employment law is constantly changing, especially in the areas of hiring, management, health care and terminations.
Artificial Intelligence is becoming an increasingly discussed topic and its potential influence on the staffing industry is of no less concern. Whether its effective customer relations, the potential to replace a certain career field, or to improve operational efficiency, the age of technology and machine learning is here.
Over the last several years, several high-profile cases, most notably Browning-Ferris and Hy-Brand have come for a ruling before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The decisions have been cyclical, complicated, and convoluted, with the most recent involving conflict-of-interest issues. NLRB recognizes the confusion and in May issued a statement that reflects their desire to resolve the issue. What’s next?
The staffing industry is unique in so many ways and adequately insuring risk is no exception. Many staffing companies are working with insurance carriers or brokers who do not specialize in the staffing industry, and we often find key areas of exposure not addressed correctly or addressed at all.
The physical and security threats to data are real and now more than ever businesses need a plan to protect it.
With the continued rising cost of insurance and health care in the United States, two programs seem to continue to gain interest: the Health Savings Account (HSA) and a limited Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA).
There has recently been a sharp increase in litigation with regards to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (1970). Here are some tips for companies to remain compliant.
“The reality is that clients and employees will need staffing more not less in this new economy. And it’s extremely important to have software that can manage the volumes on both sides of the need.”
President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on the Affordable Care Act makes it very clear that the administration’s goal is to repeal the law. But the goal of this order is to set some temporary guidelines while the legislature takes on the challenge of reforming health care. While Washington determines their next move, COATS Staffing Software has been working on the tracking and reporting aspects of this law since its inception.
COATS Staffing Software is excited to announce our strategic partnership with MJA & Associates, a specialist in government tax incentives.
A federal court has enjoined the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) salary increase. The court’s order, entered on November 22, 2016, is a nationwide preliminary injunction. As a result, employers do not have to comply with the new FLSA salary threshold on December 1, 2016.
Although the fluctuating workweek is permitted, the Department of Labor does not like it.
Does training count as work? Generally, if the training program is intended to improve the employee’s job skills, the employer must pay for the employee’s time in the training. There are some instances, though, where the employer is not on the hook.
On May 17, 2016, the Department of Labor issued its final FLSA ruling. Under the new regulations, any employee who is paid less than $47,476 per year will be entitled to overtime pay, effective Dec. 1.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—the law that gives us the minimum wage and mandates overtime pay, except for exempt employees—is about to change.
COATS Staffing Software offers comprehensive capability for staffing agencies to manage required reports under the Affordable Care Act.
Auto-populating the IRS 1094-C/1095-C forms with COATS software helps to ensure accuracy, save you time, and maintain ACA compliance.
The latest version of COATS is designed to ensure a smooth year-end and tax-filing season, fully-compliant with the Affordable Care Act.
Congress still needs to act to prevent uncertainty in the business community with respect to health care laws.
August was a hot month, for employment law, anyway. Get the latest news about the FLSA, the FMLA and a twist on the usual social media news.