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Mass Parental Leave Law Effective April 7, 2015

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

An employee who has completed the initial probationary period, not to exceed 3 months, is entitled to 8 weeks of parental leave for the birth of a child  or  for the placement of a child under the age of 18, or under the age of 23 if the child is mentally or physically disabled, for […]

IRS Announces 2015 Contribution Limits

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Health Flexible Spending Accounts The maximum employee salary reduction contribution  will be increased to $2,550 from the 2014 level of $2,500. The increase applies to both full-purpose and limited-purpose health flexible spending accounts. Dependent Care  Spending Accounts Remains unchanged as follows:  $5,000 if the employee is married and filing a joint return or if the […]

Healthcare Reform Update

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

When you put lipstick on a Pig it still is a Pig True Yes you can keep your current Health Plan False. Many plans have already been cancelled and more will be cancelled at renewal  Statistic on Success Almost 80% of consumers selecting an Exchange Plan qualified for some form of Federal subsidy. 70% of […]

New Health Regulations in 2014

Friday, June 21st, 2013

If you have heard the expression ‘ a week is a long time in Politics’, then you can be sure that the very unclear program which is now scheduled for Health Reform in 2014 will be modified and changed many times before it becomes a reality. Many States have strong objections to the provisions of […]

Severance Agreements in California (Release of Claims, Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation…..)

Friday, March 15th, 2013

In California, if a termination is not a covered event under the WARN Act, there is no requirement to pay Severance to an Employee-at-Will.  Employees with Specific ‘Contracts of Employment’ and Notice Periods must be treated in accordance with the terms contained therein. Union Employees are covered under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement […]

Updated FMLA Poster

Friday, March 1st, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has released revised model Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) forms to administer Federal FMLA leave. The updated forms should be used  immediately. WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee’s Serious Health Condition WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member’s Serious Health Condition WH-381 Notice of Eligibility […]

The Benefits and Pitfalls of Outsourcing Human Resources, Insurance and Payroll

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

  With the RIGHT Partner, you get Large Company HR, Insurance and Payroll Power at a fraction of the normal cost. So what does the Right partner mean?  Not a Call Center. Beware of Call Centers!!!! This is a common model among PEO’s and some of the large Outsourcing Companies who are great at selling […]

Workers Compensation….. Monopolistic States

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Monopolistic States require that Workers Compensation Coverage is provided exclusively by the State’s Designated Workers Compensation program. Insurance through private insurance companies is not allowed. There is no open market within the monopolistic States; Ohio, Washington, North Dakota, Wyoming. Contact your HRO Insurance Specialist for further information or email HRO under our ‘contact us ’ […]

Health Savings Account (HSA) Changes for 2012

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Annual contribution limitation For calendar year 2012, the annual limitation on deductions for an individual with self-only coverage under a high deductible health plan is $3,100. For calendar year 2012, the annual limitation on deductions for an individual with family coverage under a high deductible health plan is $6,250. High deductible health plan For calendar […]

Insurance Contracts

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

A Contract of Insurance is a contract of Utmost Good Faith (Latin ‘Uberrimae Fidei’). What this means is that the Insured has an obligation to disclose facts material to the risk being insured. If you fail to disclose material facts, the Insurer may decide to cancel the Contract because of such failure. ‘Consensus ad Idem’ […]