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).
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.
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.
Once you receive notice of an impending I-9 audit, you can start taking steps to protect yourself and your company.
Learn the latest developments in what’s covered under the FMLA, plus other news from the world of employment law in July’s legal roundup.
Unfortunately, it might not be possible to avoid an I-9 audit completely. Staffing is one of the industries that gets I-9 audited the most, along with construction, hospitality, food and agriculture, so it’s not outside the realm of possibility that you’ll receive a Notice of Inspection (NOI) from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). But you […]
The bad news is that you’ll have to tell them no. The good news is that you’ve got the federal government backing you up on that.
The lessons: pay your workers the wages they’re due, you don’t have to accommodate an ADA leave longer than 6 months and be nice to moms.