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.

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

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?).


Do Your Wellness Initiatives Make the Cut? 61% of Employees Say No

HR Daily Advisor

Employers plan to start by redesigning existing employee assistance programs (EAPs): 25% have already done so; 14% plan to in 2018, and 23% are considering it for 2019. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of U.S.

Sacramento Passes Local Minimum Wage Ordinance


2019: $11.75/hour. Minimum wage in Sacramento would increase to $12.50/hour by 2020. Last week, the Sacramento City Counci l passed a local minimum wage ordinance with the first increase scheduled for January 1, 2017.

Taxes Reformed, Now What?

HRE's The Leader Board

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.

Safety Incentive plans are now a thing of the past!

OmegaHR Solutions

Beginning in 2019 and every year thereafter, the information must be submitted by March 2. Beginning in 2019 and every year thereafter, the information must be submitted by March 2. New and very restrictive regulations go into effect on August 1, 2016.

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.

UPDATED: San Diego Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Effective July 11, 2016


Beginning on January 1, 2019, the minimum wage will be tied to the Consumer Price Index and adjust as necessary based on the cost of living. San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance is now in effect.

A Leadership Lesson From Fitbit

ATD Human Capital

It is estimated that the fitness tracker market will top $5 billion by 2019. “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” ” —Ken Blanchard. Athletes serious about improving their fitness and physical capabilities have always known the value of feedback.

Oregon Joins Growing List of States Banning Salary History Questions

HR Daily Advisor

Most of the law’s provisions take effect January 1, 2019, but employers will need to stop asking applicants about their salary histories even earlier, likely this fall.

CBO Releases Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill

HR Daily Advisor

A new amendment provides that, starting in 2019, individuals with a break in continuous insurance coverage for 63 days or more in the prior year will be subject to a 6-month waiting period before coverage begins.

City of San Mateo Adopts Higher Minimum Wage


January 1, 2019. The city of San Mateo raises the local minimum wage beginning January 1, 2017. Last week, the City of San Mateo adopted a minimum wage ordinance which requires annual increases beginning January 1, 2017. Local minimum wage ordinance are part of a growing statewide trend.

Automation is Increasing Productivity, Not Job Losses

HR Daily Advisor

By 2019, the report said, 72% of enterprises will be leveraging RPA–either in full production mode or in pilot testing–to reduce costs, improve productivity and quality, increase compliance, and compress transaction times.

Future Friday: The biggest megatrend for the next decade

OmegaHR Solutions

They also predict that AI innovation will not come from big companies, with start ups taking the leadership role by 2019, a mere year and a half way. What HR tasks will AI be taking over from people? A megatrend is a large trend that deals with large scale change.

Demand for Digital Marketing Skills Doubles

Burning Glass Technologies

Forrester Research has projected that digital marketing will top $100 billion and account for 35% of all marketing spending by 2019. [

OT rule change legislation isn’t likely to affect Dec. 1 effective date

HR Morning

Kurt Schrader of Oregon — put forth the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (OREA), which eases the pain of the new OT regs by phasing in the increase in the minimum exempt wage level between now and 2019. December 1, 2019 — the full $47,476 ($913 per week). If you were hoping that proposed legislation to phase in the new overtime rules over a three-year period would affect them going into effect next Dec. 1, you’re likely to be disappointed. .

[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.

DB Sponsors: Consider Accelerating Contributions For 2017 Plan Year Amid Tax Reform

HR Daily Advisor

A key motivator for many plans to increase contributions for the 2017 plan year has been rising PBGC variable-rate premiums, scheduled to increase through 2019 and beyond, when they are pegged to inflation.

Santa Monica Approves Minimum Wage Increase


July 1, 2019 — $14.25/hour. The City of Santa Monica has approved a minimum wage increase beginning July 1, 2016, for employers with 26 or more employees and phasing in smaller employers beginning 2017.

Technology Is Changing Human Resource Management – But Where Will It Go?

Get Hppy

The enterprise wearables market is expected to reach 18Bn by 2019, visibly impacting the human resources department. I am amazed sometimes by how technology is impacting the world we live in.

2018 Trends to Watch: 6 Trends That Will Impact Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Sixty-one percent of workers expect to choose agile work opportunities by 2019. As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for the next year.

Legal spotlight: four things to watch out for in 2018


Currently the UK won’t exit the EU until March 2019 and so there’s not a lot that will change in the immediate future from a legal standpoint. ESP Law director Sarah Dillon assesses the four legal highlights to watch out for over the next 12 months.

Apprenticeships Gain Momentum as Effective Learning Tool

HR Daily Advisor

Two years ago, when President Obama gave his State of the Union address, he challenged employers and educators to double the number of apprenticeships offered by 2019.

5 Things HR Pros Should Know About the New Tax Bill

marenated HR

For 2019, the individual mandate has been repealed, so anticipate some shifts in what coverage is offered. By Maren Hogan: If anyone knows change management , it’s Human Resources. And things are about to change dramatically, due to our new tax code. It’s now law and some of the changes are going to affect companies and employees THIS year! So how do HR Pros need to prepare for this brave new world of tax reform?

San Diego and Los Angeles Boost Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Time


Beginning in 2019, the local minimum wage will be tied to the Consumer Price Index and adjust as necessary based on cost of living. Make sure you are aware of any local minimum wage or paid sick leave ordinances!

Future of Work – Independent Workers

Your HR Buddy

Another study conducted by MBO partners found that today there are approximately 30 million independent workers and that by 2019 this number will grow to 40 million’ – These studies reveal the story of ‘Future of work’ These independent workers, freelancers and contingent The post Future of Work – Independent Workers appeared first on Your HR Buddy !! ‘According to Intuit by 2020 40% of American Workers will be freelancers.

Are There Any More Jobs Left … for Humans?

HR Daily Advisor

Automation is becoming a major trend in the HR world, with some researchers claiming HR will be fully automated in 5 years , and others claiming a majority of HR professionals will be automating tasks as early as 2019.

IRS Mandates Use of New Mortality Tables for 2018 … Unless You Don’t Want to!

HR Daily Advisor

But in an altruistic maneuver by the IRS (two words not often read in the same sentence), an option to defer adoption until 2019 was added to the final regulations.

Multimedia Communications a Must-Have to Remain Relevant with Today’s Workforce


Nearly 3/4 of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2019, and mobile video will increase 13-fold between 2014 and 2019. Innovate how you engage your employees with new technology, social media, & video. The way information is consumed today has changed.

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Cafe Classic: Predicting the Next 10 Years of Compensation

Compensation Cafe

5 Years from now, 2019: Five years from now most stock options granted today will still be vesting and have another 5 years to be exercised. In short, most of the big stuff you are doing today will still be impacting much of what you do in 2019.

Putting PBGC Premiums in Their Historical Context

HR Daily Advisor

The explosive growth in VRP revenue is probably not over: 2016’s $30 rate will be at least $42 by 2019, albeit with a perparticipant premium cap (currently $517), a cap that will presumably apply to an increasing number of plans. by Bob Collie, Chief Research Strategist, Russell Investments.

Curing Healthcare’s Hiring Woes

HRE's The Leader Board

In 2019, she said, the organization plans to open a new center financed by the Koch Brothers that will require the hiring of up to 1,500 people. Few sectors exemplify the scope of the challenges facing today’s recruiters better than healthcare.

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From Pay Equity to Pot—The 3 Major Issues Impacting Hiring in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Oregon’s law will become effective in 2019, but not enforced until 2024. The New Year rings in a new round of emerging legislation that is poised to make the job of screening and hiring candidates more complex for employers.

Canada’s Minimum Wage Controversy Makes Hot Water, Not Coffee

HR Daily Advisor

per cent … [T]his would represent a loss of about 60,000 jobs by 2019.” by Brian Smeenk. Two Canadian provinces are in the process of introducing massive increases in their respective minimum wages, and it’s creating lots of hot water for politicians and employers. The largest province, Ontario, increased its minimum wage by 21% effective January 1, going from $11.26 to $14.00. It will then go up to $15 one year later, for a total increase of 33%.

Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bills


Overtime pay for agricultural employees, beginning in 2019. Heat illness rules for indoor workplaces by 2019. 20 of 24 job killer bills stopped this legislative session. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

GOP healthcare reform bill: Essential guide for employers

HR Morning

This look-back period would begin in 2019. 31, 2019. Republicans’ legislative proposal to “repeal and replace” Obamacare has arrived, and employers now have an idea what a future without the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might look like. .

Manager of Healthcare Network to Reimburse Plans for Fees, Says DOL

HR Daily Advisor

million based upon business volume through 2019. The U.S.