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Penalties for Benefits Noncompliance


Inflation is not only fueling price increases; it’s also requiring employers to pay more in penalties for not complying with benefits laws under the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). The American Express railroad company set up the first retirement plan in 1875. Retirement. Notification rules.

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Responsibilities of the DOL

HR Daily Advisor

On their website today, they state their mission [i] : “To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.”. The Way the DOL Works.


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HR Rules and Regulations: A Guide to Compliance

HR Digest

In the field of human resource management, professionals play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with various laws and regulations that govern the employer-employee relationship. From workplace safety to preventing discrimination, HR departments have a multitude of responsibilities.

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The Complete HR Compliance Glossary


A regulation managed through the DoL requiring employers to create programs and provide reporting demonstrating that they actively recruit, hire, and train covered veterans, disabled persons, minorities, and women. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA). A B C D E F G H I L M N O P S T U V W. Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

For those businesses with 1 or more employee(s): Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Equal Pay Act (EPA) – Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.