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.

IRS Releases HSA Contribution and Coverage Limits for 2019 [Infographic]


This just in: IRS has recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-30 , which provides the 2019 cost-of-living contribution and coverage adjustments for HSAs, as required under Code Section 223(g). Some items have increased for 2019. To help explain this news update, view our visual infographic! For Brokers & Consultants For Employers


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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

lower in 2019), some don’t think the actions. plans to double the number by 2019. / 1 / WHAT’S REALLY BEHIND THE. EMPLOYMENT SKILLS GAP BOUNTYJOBS.COM WORLD’S LEADING RECRUITER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM W P / 2 / 2 Want to stir things up next. time you find yourself.

What recent ACA changes mean for states, insurers and you

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ACA affordability threshold will increase in 2019. The ACA affordability threshold the 2019 calendar year will increase from 9.56 Out-of-pocket maximums and contribution limits will increase in 2019. 2019 OOP maximum and contribution limits.

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.

Hiring Compliance in 2019: What Restaurants Need to Know


In October 2017, Tom Homan, acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE), instructed the agency to increase the number of I-9 audits of U.S. employers nearly fivefold.

New 2019 ACA Affordability Rates Give Employers a Break


In May 21, 2019, the IRS issued the new affordability rates for determining compliance with the ACA’s affordable coverage stipulations. For plan years starting in 2019, the new affordability rate will be 9.86% of an employee’s household income for both the pay or play guidelines and premium tax credit eligibility.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report


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.

Watch: Highlights from WorkHuman 2018


We can’t wait to see you in 2019 as we celebrate our 5th anniversary in Nashville. Y’all come back now! But until then, let’s relive some of the amazing moments we shared this year. WorkHuman


How I Used My Talents at the CliftonStrengths Summit


The CliftonStrengths Summit has come and gone (sad) and we’ll have to wait for June 2019 for the next one. Since it was a strengths summit, I would be remiss if I didn’t reflect on how I used my strengths at the event itself. Strengths

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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.

Missed SHRM#18? How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to #SHRM19


Mark your calendars: the annual SHRM conference for 2019 will be held in Las Vegas from June 23 – Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Did you suffer serious FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) this year during the SHRM annual conference? Join the resource revolution. Conferences Development HR Learning SHRM #shrm19 annual conference HR training and development shrm18

Regs would require e-filing for 250 or more info returns

Business Management Daily

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. The post Regs would require e-filing for 250 or more info returns appeared first on Business Management Daily. Compensation and Benefits Human Resources

HR Conference Round-up 2018-2019


Here is a list of the upcoming remaining conferences and an overview of the conferences to come in 2019 As we head into the second half of the year, it may be time for you to think about networking and staying up-to-date on all things HR.

No Action From EEOC On Wellness Regulations


The current wellness regulations sunset in January 2019, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has employers guessing “what’s next” by making no moves to institute new ones. Before diving into what this means for employers, a little history lesson will help set the stage for how the employee wellness industry got to this point. Regulatory

The Current State of Benefits Administration


With the 2018 third quarter already underway, and fourth quarter annual enrollment right around the corner, it’s important to take time to reflect on the current state of benefits administration for two reasons: 1) So you are fully prepared for what’s ahead in the remainder of the year, and 2) So you can begin to plan appropriately for 2019.

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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2018 Numbers to Know


Note: these changes affect income earned in 2018 and tax returns filed in early 2019). The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 produced some of the most significant changes to the federal tax code in decades. We've aggregated for you some of the most pertinent numbers and tax limits for 2018. Retirement Planning

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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The Future Outlook of Benefits Administration


Last week, we heard from experts on the current state of benefits administration, exploring the most recent trends in the category in preparation for 2018 annual enrollment and 2019 business planning. If you missed that blog post, go back and read it here. Today, we reveal our outlook on the future of benefits administration and discuss the direction in which the industry headed.

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.

Discover Why Text Recruiting and Advertising Matters

ClearCompany HRM

Learn the facts here with this #infographic from @ClearCompany: Here are some key statistics that illustrate the benefits of SMS text recruiting: Global phone usage is expected to surpass the 5 billion mark by 2019.

Surviving as an HR department of one


TIP: To ensure you have an HR system in place by January 1, 2019, contact PeopleStrategy today to start the evaluation process. With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting.

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


EDD Updates Required Poster, Pamphlet — Prior Versions OK Until January


The EDD informed the California Chamber of Commerce that, while maintaining updated publications is always encouraged, employers can continue to use the previous version of DE 1857A until January 1, 2019, at which time all employers must post the updated version.

Weren’t invited to the wedding? Well, you’re in on the divorce

Business Management Daily

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act repeals the deduction for alimony for couples who divorce, beginning in 2019. That’s putting a lot of pressure on couples to get their ducks in a row this year. And it also means that you may be facing an onslaught of qualified domestic relations orders, or QDROs. The post Weren’t invited to the wedding? Well, you’re in on the divorce appeared first on Business Management Daily. Office Management Payroll Management

Withholding under the new W-4 regime

Business Management Daily

But this week we’re back to dissecting the 2019 W-4. Last week we deviated from our strict payroll perspective to bring you a sneak peak of the 2018 Form 1040. And we’re sure that we’ll deviate again. After all, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is just chock full of good stuff that we haven’t highlighted yet and it’s a long summer. Eight steps, lots of heartburn …. The post Withholding under the new W-4 regime appeared first on Business Management Daily. Payroll Today

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

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!

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.

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.

[Infographic] The Humans Have Spoken.


But rest assured, here at Globoforce, we are in full-on WorkHuman 2019 planning mode – from crafting the ideal mix of breakout sessions to curating our list of keynote speakers and planning unique on-site activities in Nashville. By Sarah Payne —. How many of our blog readers are experiencing the summer month slump at work? It can be difficult to get projects moving when everyone is in and out of the office on vacation.

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?).


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.

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.