Archive for March, 2013

The Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Do Now to Plan for 2014

Beginning January 1, 2014, most U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have qualified health care coverage pursuant to the Affordable Care Act (“Act”).  The Act requires employers defined as “large” to offer that coverage for its “full-time” employees or pay a penalty.  Employers must act now to determine if they are required to […]


New FMLA Poster and Forms Effective Today

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued new regulations along with an updated poster requirement and new forms.  Today, March 8, 2013, is the effective date for the new regulations as well as posting the new poster and using […]