Electronic Visit Verification Systems Required by 2019


Personal Care Services (PCS) will need to be compliant with the CURES Act by January 1, 2019, while Home Healthcare Services (HHCS) will need to be by January 1, 2023. A new quality control solution for in-home and personal care workers.

IRS Raises HSA, HDHP Dollar Limits for 2019

HR Daily Advisor

The annual contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) are going up in 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced May 10. For self-only plans, the contribution limit (employer + employee) for calendar year 2019 is $3,500; this represents a $50 increase over the 2018 limit.

Uncertainty and the ACA in 2019

OmegaHR Solutions

Health insurance premiums may be on the rise in 2019. But I read an article in Modern Healthcare , written by healthcare reporter Shelby Livingston, that indicated that the year 2019 may be very expensive. I seldom write about the Affordable Care Act and the subject of insurance.

2019 HSA Contribution Limits Released By The IRS

Discovery Benefits

The IRS just announced Health Savings Account contribution limits for 2019. See what they are. HSA Employers Employees


Work Opportunity Tax Credit Extended Through 2019


31, 2019, giving businesses an ongoing tax incentive to hire certain groups that face barriers to employment, such as veterans, food stamp recipients and teenagers on summer break. President Obama has extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) through Dec.

Santa Clara to Raise City Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour by 2019


On August 22, the Santa Clara City Council adopted an amendment to the city’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO), changing the MWO’s annual rate increase schedule to reach $15/hour by 2019. Santa Clara minimum wage to reach $15/Hour by January 1, 2019. 15/hour on January 1, 2019.

Trump Administration Releases FY 2019 Budget Proposal — More Proposed Budget Cuts for OFCCP


The Trump Administration released its FY 2019 budget proposal on February 12, unveiling further budget cuts for the Department of Labor (DOL) while including support for administration priorities like apprenticeship programs and employer compliance.

Best Buddies at the i4cp 2018 Conference


Sign up for the i4cp 2019 Conference (March 11 – 14 Watch David Quilleon & Champ Pederson present at the i4cp 2018 Conference: Next Practices Now.

Social Media Recap for #RecruitCon2018

HR Daily Advisor

Make sure to check out RecruitCon 2019, May 8—9, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Today we are going to take a look at the top Tweets from RecruitCon 2018. Major recurring themes from this year’s event include: video job descriptions, candidate experience, social media recruiting, and much more! If you were unable to attend, fear not, you can live vicariously through the social feed below. Reserve your spot today ! RecruitCon2018 Tweets.

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How to Cope with Technology's Impact on the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

billion by 2019. Whether you're in a stockroom, a fast food chain or even a bank, it's not uncommon today to encounter robots doing jobs that humans once did. In fact, tech research firm Business Intelligence estimates that the market for corporate and consumer robots will grow to $1.5 While this development is exciting, it also drives the debate of whether or not intelligent machinery will challenge the role of human workers

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IRS: Missed 401(K) Loan Repayments Can Be Made Up Without Being Taxed

HR Daily Advisor

The participant makes timely loan installment payments from January 31, 2018, through September 30, 2019. The participant misses the March 31, 2019, and April 30, 2019, installments. She misses the October 31, 2019, November 30, 2019, and December 31, 2019, installment payments.

Redwood City Adopts Local Minimum Wage Ordinance


Beginning January 1, 2019, qualifying employees must earn at least $13.50 per hour plus an amount corresponding to 2019’s cost of living/Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase. Employers with employees working in Redwood City should take steps to prepare for the new minimum wage ordinance.

DOJ Won’t Defend the ACA Individual Mandate and Related Provisions

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked the court hearing the case to declare these provisions invalid as of January 1, 2019. 5000A(c)) beginning January 1, 2019, but not the mandate itself (26 U.S.C.

H-1B Filing Season Fast Approaching


The H-1B filing season for fiscal year (FY) 2019 begins on April 2, 2018. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 2, 2018, for the FY 2019 cap will be rejected. This checklist provides detailed information on how to complete and submit an FY 2019 H-1B petition.

Five Brexit scenarios that HR teams can plan for now


As far as immigration law is concerned, there are three stages to the Brexit process, explained Bradford: Pre-Brexit – from now until exit day, 29 March 2019. Transition – from 29 March 2019 until 31 December 2020.

How to Make Sure Your Employer Brand Strategy is World Class: Interview with Brett Minchington

Blu Ivy Group

What are two of the biggest changes you are seeing in the employer brand space at present and how do you feel that is going to change the role or focus of HR /Communications leaders in 2019?

OFCCP Extends TRICARE Until 2021


The original extension was set to end in May 2019. On May 18 th , the Department of Labor issued a press announcement about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive. The Directive extends the enforcement moratorium related to Affirmative Action obligations of TRICARE providers for 2 years. The freeze has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021. The extension also applies to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program (VAHBP) providers. Affirmative Action


PDS UGA Conference Announcement


PDS is pleased to announce the location for the 35th PDS User Group Association Conference planned for May 8 – 11, 2019 at the Naples Grande Resort & Spa in Naples , Florida.

2018 W-4 and Future Changes


2019 W-4. In early March 2018, the IRS announced it will release a completely overhauled 2019 Form W-4, and several related publications, by late summer or early fall 2018 instead of the traditional December release date. 2018 W-4.

IRS Issues Initial Guidance on New Paid Family Leave Tax Credit


The credit is available beginning in the 2018 tax year, but is scheduled to sunset after 2019. In an effort to encourage employers to pay employees taking family and medical leave, the new tax bill establishes an employer tax credit for at least 25% of wages paid during such leave. In order to take advantage […]. The post IRS Issues Initial Guidance on New Paid Family Leave Tax Credit appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. HR Compliance

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Are You the Next Great WorkHuman Speaker?


Timing is running out to apply to be a breakout session speaker at WorkHuman 2019, March 18-21 in Nashville, Tenn. By Sarah Payne —. Are you passionate about bringing more humanity to the workplace? Do you have an interesting story to share or body of research that would resonate with a forward-thinking audience of HR and business leaders? We want you! The deadline is this Thursday, May 31. Here’s the link to submit your proposal: [link].

Cadillac tax attacked by feds: What’s next for ACA?

HR Morning

medical device tax for this year as well as 2019. Plus, it would freeze the health insurance tax or “HIT” tax for 2019. When the House approved a short-term government spending bill, the major story was how it ended a government shutdown.

OSHA® 2018 Update: New Regulatory Plans, Guidance on Tree Care Hazards

Total Employee Recognition

The agency recently announced some major regulatory plans as part of their Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Congressional Budget Justification. Less than a month after our last OSHA® update, we’re back with more big news. Additionally, OSHA published a new document, “Solutions for Tree Care Hazards,” which is about – you guessed it – hazards in the tree care industry. Let’s take a closer look. Safegagement OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives Osha

Tips for stress-free payroll & year-end


Tax season is not a fun and pleasant time for anyone, but by moving to an HR solution with built in payroll processing functionality you can reduce stress, improve efficiencies and maybe, just maybe, dread year-end and payroll tax filing times a little less come 2019.

DOL Extends Transition Period for Fiduciary Rule Exemptions

HR Daily Advisor

Further, between now and July 1, 2019, when the exemptions’ remaining conditions are scheduled to become applicable, the DOL intends to complete its review under the Presidential Memorandum and decide whether to propose further changes. On November 27, the U.S.

The Official WorkHuman Reading List


We’ve featured many of these authors in guest posts, Q&As, and podcasts here on the Globoforce blog and will continue to add more voices to the mix as we build the agenda and excitement for WorkHuman 2019 in Nashville, Tenn.! By Sarah Payne —. Calling all book nerds!

San Francisco Salary History Ordinance Effective July 1


The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE), the agency to enforce the ordinance, will only issue a warning and notice to correct an employer’s first violation and for any violation that occurs from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.

Turn an Applicant's Social Media into an Interview Question

UrbanBound HR

The class of 2019 has just started college, and by the time they graduate, we will be edging up on the tail end of the millennial generation. Behind them is Generation Z, who received a healthy spread of breathless coverage in the New York Times this past week (don’t get me started), and unbelievably, there’s already discussion about the yet-to-be-born Generation Alpha (can we not?).


Announcing Elevate 2018: Hireology’s 2nd Annual Human Capital Management Summit


Elevate 2018 is the only event focused solely on retail automotive human capital management and will bring together 250+ retail automotive HR leaders, along with their General Managers and Dealer Principals, to discuss strategy and tactically build their 2019 human capital management plans.

Retirement Research Will Blow Your Mind

Best Money Moves

IRS changes 2019 HSA contribution limits. With growing concern over the costs of healthcare the IRS raised contribution levels to HSAs for 2019. In the Best Money Moves Roundup, we run down the latest news on retirement, student loan debt assistance, and retention.

The market for enterprise tech is huge - and growing

Steve Boese

No matter what your are business for, chances are in 2018 or 2019, you will be investing in more and better technology across the board in order to increase efficiency, expand market share, better serve customers, innovate on new products and services, and improve and enhance your human capital. Organizational investment in their own data centers is expected to be about flat in 2018, and to decline in 2019.

Court voids key parts of EEOC’s wellness regs: Here’s what happens next

HR Morning

1, 2019. The EEOC responded by saying it didn’t expect to issue new proposed regs until August 2018, with final rules likely by August 2019 and an effective date of early 2021. 1, 2019, employers are technically still required to comply with the current wellness regs the EEOC issued.

[Infographic] The Basics Of Field Service Management

Get Hppy

billion by 2019 , and many of the biggest players in the technology industry, including Salesforce , have already made FSM development a key part of their strategies.

Text Recruiting Stats You Need to Know

ClearCompany HRM

Global phone usage is expected to surpass the 5 billion mark by 2019. It’s no secret that engaging qualified candidates is more difficult than ever.

Opinion: Next year’s gender pay gap reports will be the true test for UK employers


While most people are picking over the 2018 statistics, it’ll be 2019’s numbers that actually prove if organisations have bothered to tackle their gender pay challenges, writes Cathryn Newbery. The crucial test for employers – and for the success of this government initiative – will be the 2019 round of reporting.

Taxes Reformed, Now What?


Under the legislation, the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate penalty will be repealed beginning in 2019, potentially taking millions of people out of the individual health care market. Come 2019, individuals will no longer pay a penalty if they’re uninsured.

Do Not Let New Tax Reform Legislation Ruin Your Business Momentum

Tandem HR

a 10% AGI threshold applies in 2019 and beyond). Individual Mandate Retained until 2019 Reduces penalty to $0 for individual mandate beginning in 2019. New Tax Reform Legislation.