DOL’s FMLA Forms Now Sporting 2021 Expiration Date

HR Daily Advisor

The new forms, available on the DOL website , are identical to the old forms except they now carry an August 31, 2021, expiration date. The post DOL’s FMLA Forms Now Sporting 2021 Expiration Date appeared first on HR Daily Advisor. The U.S.

OFCCP Extends TRICARE Until 2021

BALANCEview HR

The freeze has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021. 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 original extension was set to end in May 2019. The extension also applies to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program (VAHBP) providers. Affirmative Action

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What Will HR Look Like in 2021?

Namely

HROS surveyed over 500 professionals from 36 different countries on their HR strategies and expectations looking ahead to 2021. Of those who didn’t have it already, 48 percent said they’d implement analytics software by 2021. HROS respondents predicted that recruiting would be less impactful to business goals by 2021, while they expected the impact of talent initiatives like learning and development to increase. What does the future hold for HR?

IoT Market Predicted To Double By 2021, Reaching $520B

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Bain predicts the combined markets of the Internet of Things (IoT) will grow to about $520B in 2021, more than double the $235B spent in 2017. Data center and analytics will be the fastest growing IoT segment, reaching a 50% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2017 to 2021.

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

By 2021, that number is predicted to rise to. / 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. chatting with your colleagues. in talent acquisition? Mention.

Tech Leaders Look To IoT, AI & Robotics To Fuel Growth Through 2021

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30% of tech leaders globally predict blockchain will disrupt their businesses by 2021. 26% of global tech leaders say e-Commerce apps and platforms will be the most disruptive new business model in their countries by 2021. by 2021. by 2021.

EEOC to Ratchet Up Scrutiny of Gig Economy Employers

TLNT: The Business of HR

This week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for fiscal years 2017–2021, setting out its priorities and strategies for the near term.

New FMLA forms now available

OmegaHR Solutions

These forms are now good until August 31, 2021. For those of you that use the government provided forms for FMLA designated leave, you may, or may not, have noticed that those forms expired on May 31, 2018. Those forms were temporarily extended.

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EEOC Updates Strategic Enforcement Plan

BALANCEview HR

In mid-October, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (also known as SEP) for Fiscal Year 2017 through 2021.

Voluntary Benefits: More Employers Planning to Offer Student Loan Repayment and Financial Planning

HR Daily Advisor

According to the survey, 8% of employers currently offer student loan consolidation programs, which could increase to 34% by 2021. Similarly, 10% of employers offer student loan refinancing arrangements, which could increase to 35% by 2021.

OFCCP Extends TRICARE Moratorium

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This moratorium has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021; it will also now apply to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program providers. Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive extending the enforcement moratorium relating to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers for two years.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) is law in Massachusetts. What will be the impact on business?

Genesis HR Solutions

While deductions will begin in 2019, benefits will not be available to be paid until 2021. The original target date for all eligible was January 1, 2021, with one exception. Over the past couple of years, four states plus Washington, D.C., have adopted paid leave statutes.

New York Paid Family Leave and Its Impact on Small Businesses

Justworks

The duration of leave and amount of benefits paid will increase annually through January 1, 2021. New York Paid Family Leave (NYPFL) now allows eligible workers to take partially paid leave for up to eight weeks when caretaking. Whether your employee is making room for a new child or needs some time to tend to a loved one, in 2018, NYPFL requires 50% salary continuation up to a maximum weekly benefit amount of $652.96.

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Updated FMLA Forms Are Now Available!

HRWatchdog

The OMB recently approved the forms , which now have an expiration date of August 31, 2021. Employers must use the current FMLA forms, which are also available on the DOL website.

Sacramento Passes Local Minimum Wage Ordinance

HRWatchdog

2021: Annual adjustments for inflation. 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.

Holistic Well-Being Was a Hot Topic at #HRTech2018 (And it Should be in Your Org, Too)

Ultimate Software

As a result, corporate wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the United States alone, a figure that’s expected to grow nearly 10% by 2021.

Tesla buys plot of land for its first factory in China

Fast Company The Future of Work

In August, Tesla announced that it plans to produce its first car there in 2021 and said the facility will initially be able to make about 250,000 vehicles and battery packs a year–but that number will eventually double. The electric carmaker has bought an 864,885-square-meter plot in Shanghai’s Lingang area, reports CNBC. The land will eventually house the company’s first Chinese factory.

Security breaches are on the rise: protect yourself from identify theft if your data is compromised

PeopleStrategy

This amount is forecast to increase to $6 trillion per year by 2021. As a provider of HR technology that serves as a system of record for sensitive employee data, PeopleStrategy takes security extremely seriously.

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Women in Finance Charter: What HR Should Know

Get Hppy

The first thing to appreciate is that meeting the 2021 target set requires much more than following principles alone. More than 60 firms have already committed to modifying their senior staff to reflect a minimum of 30 per cent female executives by the year 2021.

California Bill Declares Women Not as Capable as Men

Evil HR Lady

The California House and Senate passed a bill that requires all publicly held corporations that are headquartered in California to have at least one woman on their board by the end of 2019 and two by July of 2021. It’s waiting for the governor’s signature. One of the bill’s co-authors, Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) said : “We are not going to ask anymore. We are tired of being nice. We’re tired of being polite.

Could There be a Federal Ban the Box in the Future?

Aurico

2021 and H.R. On September 10, 2015, the Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills that would make it unlawful for federal contractors to request a job applicant, whether orally or in writing, to disclose criminal history record information before being offered employment. The bills, S. 3470 are pending and a first step towards the movement to ban the box on the federal level.

State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020

HRWatchdog

Eligible employers with more than 50 eligible employees, and do not offer a retirement savings program, must register by June 2021. The mandatory enrollment and contributions for the CalSavers program don’t go into effect until 2020.

What’s Wrong With Wellness Program Incentives?

Best Money Moves

Earlier this year, a judge vacated that arbitrary limit and the EEOC said it would not produce a new number until 2021. What’s wrong with wellness program incentives?

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

HR Morning

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. But an agency process that will not generate applicable rules until 2021 is unacceptable.”

New Law Provides Extremely Narrow Exception to California Rest Break Rules for Petroleum Facilities

HRWatchdog

This new law will remain in effect only until January 1, 2021. New Legislation creates narrow rest break exception which takes effect immediately.

Workday’s Corporate Sustainability: Measuring Up to Our Commitments

Workday

In April 2016, we announced our goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2021 across our offices, data centers, and business travel. In addition to executing on our 2021 sustainability goals, we have some exciting projects in the works.

City of Belmont Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

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per hour; on January 1, 2020, to $15 per hour; and on January 1, 2021, to $15.90 Employers will not have to start paying the Belmont minimum wage until July 1, 2018. The City of Belmont has joined the ever-expanding list of California municipalities with local minimum wage ordinances.

5 Ways HR Leaders and CEOs Can Make the Most of AI

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In 2021, Gartner predicts AI will also generate $2.9 The significant increase of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace is having a dramatic impact on the way we work, the job market, and employee expectations. SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. Already, 72 percent of Americans worry that AI will take over their job and could make them obsolete. Their concerns aren’t entirely unfounded, as AI is predicted to eliminate about 1.8

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year.

Paid Family Leave: Is it the Next Paid Leave Trend?

HR Daily Advisor

When fully implemented in 2021, the law will entitle eligible employees to up to 12 weeks of leave paid at 67% of their average weekly wage. By Susan Schoenfeld, JD.

Paternity leave in Massachusetts: What employers need to know

Genesis HR Solutions

Beginning in 2021, most Massachusetts employees will be entitled to up to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a family member or bond with a new child, and up to 20 weeks of paid leave to address their own serious medical issues.

E-Learning Approaches and Forecasts You Need to Know About

HR Daily Advisor

According to Gartner, by 2021, more than 50% of enterprises will spend more each year developing bots and chatbots than developing traditional mobile apps. In yesterday’s post , we covered the most notable and lasting e-learning trends from 2018.

5 Takeaways from the AHA’s 2018 Environmental Scan

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By 2021, most hospital executives expect patients in their hospitals will demand a greater role in the planning of their treatment. 5 Takeaways from the AHA’s 2018 Environmental Scan Feb. 7, 2018. Bryan-Barajas.jpg. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director.

What To Expect In A 21st Century Workplace

Corn on the Job

However, the requirement for skilled persons is still there, and PwC have forecasted a skills shortage by 2021. One of the biggest challenges that faces employers and HR departments across the world is the slow adaptation to change by their staff.

How AI Outsourcing Guides Brands Along Their Transformation Journey

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billion in 2021, significantly more than the $12 billion spent last year. A recent IDC research claims that the constantly growing AI solutions market will exceed $52 billion in 2021. Billion in 2021,” IDC , 2017. “ This is already an AI-driven world regardless of Elon Musk’s fears, isn’t it? And the goal of each business today is to learn how to live with it and how to take advantage of the AI tech to achieve a successful digital transformation. Why is it critical?

Where Do Your Payroll Taxes Go?

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By 2021, Tennessee will phase out its own income tax by 2021. Today marks the start of National Payroll Week! To do our best to honor one of our favorite topics around, we want to dedicate this week to answering common payroll questions. To kick us off– have you ever wondered how the payroll taxes you deduct and match from employee’s salaries are allocated? Where does the money go and why? Here’s a primer on payroll taxes at work for you and your employees.

Santa Monica Approves Minimum Wage Increase

HRWatchdog

Employers with 25 or fewer employees will be phased in a year later, starting July 1, 2017, at $10.50/hour and reaching $15.00/hour by July 2021.