Why It Matters That You’re Prepared for the New Health Care Reform Released by the Department of Labor

The ongoing debate about health care reform has stirred up much “dust.” As it continues to settle, it’s vital that you remain informed about being prepared for the DOL’s new health care reform and the related Summary SBC (Summary of Benefits) template. Knowing where we’ve been In 2016, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health… Read more »

Posted on January 4, 2018 by Rick Rossignol


Avoiding Wage & Hour

The IRS, DOL, and EEOC take aim at Employers for misclassification of individuals as independent contractors, or as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. The agencies have discovered an easy revenue source. The Agencies have adopted a policy of strict enforcement, and employers have to make changes to their employment practices or pay penalties… Read more »

HealthCare is Changing in California

AB 1083, which would implement the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provisions for small businesses. California law requires health insurers to sell coverage or “guaranteed issue” of coverage to small businesses with 2-50 employees. Rates may vary by 10% depending on the health status of the employees, age, geographic region, and family size…. Read more »

Can an Employer just hire part time and temporary employees and not have to worry about the Affordable Care Act?

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. The IRS released the rules for calculating full-time employees. The rules for determining full-time employee are designed to not allow employers to make all employees part-time, or to use a temporary agency and not have to comply with the affordable care act…. Read more »