The war for talent is on! In many industries employers now find themselves competing for top talent in the candidate pool. Where you may have had tens or even hundreds of applicants for an open position, you may now find yourself competing with other companies to land that one ideal employee.

In a world where casual Fridays, pet friendly workplaces and an endless supply of employer perks can be found just about everywhere, how will your company... Read More

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”) on Thursday, May 4 by a 217-213 vote. The bill, which has been amended several times since initially introduced by House Republicans in March, is intended to repeal and replace key portions of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).

The final House bill combines the original AHCA proposal with the subsequent amendments. Among other things, the final House bill... Read More

Will there be a vote on health care this week?

President Trump is again calling on Congress to tackle healthcare reform as early as this week.

As previously reported, Congress was set to vote on a replacement bill for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill last month. While the House Ways and Means Committee voted to approve the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the bill was pulled from consideration on the House... Read More

As promised by President Trump, efforts are currently under way in Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Early Thursday morning, March 9, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to approve the new American Health Care Act (AHCA), meant to replace the ACA.

What would the AHCA mean for employers? These are the major highlights of the potential new Act:

Reduce or Eliminate the Employer Mandate Penalty. The... Read More

The Federal overtime ruling is on hold... .for now!

A federal judge in Texas just gave employers a gift to be thankful for on November 22, 2016. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new federal overtime rule, which would have doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay has been placed on hold. The overtime rule will not take effect as scheduled on December 1, but may be implemented at some point... Read More

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