DOL Exacting Fines for Noncompliant Wellness Incentives

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is stepping up enforcement of the limits on permissible wellness incentives. For example, Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. agreed to pay a $14,563.50 penalty and return a total of $145,635 in tobacco surcharges to employees who originally had to pay them (Acosta v. Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc., No. 1:18-cv-02993-JRS-MJD...

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DOL Exacting Fines for Noncompliant Wellness Incentives

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is stepping up enforcement of the limits on permissible wellness incentives. For example, Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. agreed to pay a $14,563.50 penalty and return a total of $145,635 in tobacco surcharges to employees who originally had to pay them (Acosta v. Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc., No. 1:18-cv-02993-JRS-MJD...

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EEOC Getting Serious About #MeToo

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces antidiscrimination laws, is getting serious about the #MeToo movement. Let’s take a look at a recent report from the agency. Claims, Cause Findings Are Increasing The recent report shows that EEOC litigators filed 66 lawsuits alleging workplace harassment in...

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EEOC Getting Serious About #MeToo

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces antidiscrimination laws, is getting serious about the #MeToo movement. Let’s take a look at a recent report from the agency. Source: Kameleon007 / iStock / Getty Claims, Cause Findings Are Increasing The recent report shows that EEOC litigators filed 66...

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EEOC Getting Serious About #MeToo

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces antidiscrimination laws, is getting serious about the #MeToo movement. Let’s take a look at a recent report from the agency. Source: Kameleon007 / iStock / Getty Claims, Cause Findings Are Increasing The recent report shows that EEOC litigators filed 66...

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Bird Box: These Pandemic Planning Tips Are Beautiful, Please Look

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

If you have not seen the film, chances are you have at least seen the memes and hype surrounding Netflix’s new horror movie, Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock as the protagonist, Malorie. The film begins with the arrival of mysterious creatures, the sight of which drives nearly anyone unlucky enough to view them to commit […] The post Bird...

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Bird Box: These Pandemic Planning Tips Are Beautiful, Please Look

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

If you have not seen the film, chances are you have at least seen the memes and hype surrounding Netflix’s new horror movie, Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock as the protagonist, Malorie. The film begins with the arrival of mysterious creatures, the sight of which drives nearly anyone unlucky enough to view them to commit suicide. Malorie joins a...

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Bird Box: These Pandemic Planning Tips Are Beautiful, Please Look

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

If you have not seen the film, chances are you have at least seen the memes and hype surrounding Netflix’s new horror movie, Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock as the protagonist, Malorie. The film begins with the arrival of mysterious creatures, the sight of which drives nearly anyone unlucky enough to view them to commit suicide. Malorie joins a...

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10 Insights About Workplace Engagement

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

A workplace that supports employee engagement is a healthy, positive one. Unfortunately, it seems such working environments are uncommon. Surveys indicate that approximately 87% of workers throughout the globe are not engaged with their jobs. This is a problem for businesses. High employee engagement is associated with greater productivity,...

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10 Insights About Workplace Engagement

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

A workplace that supports employee engagement is a healthy, positive one. Unfortunately, it seems such working environments are uncommon. Surveys indicate that approximately 87% of workers throughout the globe are not engaged with their jobs. Stas_V / iStock / Getty Images Plus This is a problem for businesses. High employee engagement is...

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10 Insights About Workplace Engagement

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

A workplace that supports employee engagement is a healthy, positive one. Unfortunately, it seems such working environments are uncommon. Surveys indicate that approximately 87% of workers throughout the globe are not engaged with their jobs. Stas_V / iStock / Getty Images Plus This is a problem for businesses. High employee engagement is...

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Review IRS 2019 Program Letter Now for Potential Impacts

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

We’re well into the start of calendar year 2019, and the to-do list to close out 2018 holds many tedious and time-consuming tasks. It is tempting to put off thinking about what may be coming in this new year. However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) works on a different timeline. The IRS plans its work […] The post Review IRS 2019...

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Review IRS 2019 Program Letter Now for Potential Impacts

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

We’re well into the start of calendar year 2019, and the to-do list to close out 2018 holds many tedious and time-consuming tasks. It is tempting to put off thinking about what may be coming in this new year. Source: Natalia Bratslavsky / iStock / Getty However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) works on a different timeline. The IRS plans its...

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Review IRS 2019 Program Letter Now for Potential Impacts

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

We’re well into the start of calendar year 2019, and the to-do list to close out 2018 holds many tedious and time-consuming tasks. It is tempting to put off thinking about what may be coming in this new year. Source: Natalia Bratslavsky / iStock / Getty However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) works on a different timeline. The IRS plans its...

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Countering Tech’s Diversity Supply Problem

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020. But in the last few years, this problem has only accelerated as more companies and careers become […] The post...

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Countering Tech’s Diversity Supply Problem

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020. Source: Solis Images / shutterstock But in the last few years, this problem has only accelerated as more companies...

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Countering Tech’s Diversity Supply Problem

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 04:00

Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020. Source: Solis Images / shutterstock But in the last few years, this problem has only accelerated as more companies...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Employees First Aid

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 04:00

Workplace injury is not as uncommon as you may think. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were roughly 2.9 million workplace injuries and health ailments in the private sector alone last year. While none of these reported cases resulted in any fatalities, such incidents can strike a blow to workforce morale, […] The...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Employees First Aid

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 04:00

Workplace injury is not as uncommon as you may think. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were roughly 2.9 million workplace injuries and health ailments in the private sector alone last year. While none of these reported cases resulted in any fatalities, such incidents can strike a blow to workforce morale, not to mention...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Employees First Aid

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 04:00

Workplace injury is not as uncommon as you may think. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were roughly 2.9 million workplace injuries and health ailments in the private sector alone last year. While none of these reported cases resulted in any fatalities, such incidents can strike a blow to workforce morale, not to mention...

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