Category Archives: Document Retention

Nov 9, 2016  |   By Amy Thomson →

Capturing Pay Data: Are You Ready for the New EEO-1 Reporting Requirements?

For employers who are required to file an annual EEO-1 report, beginning in March 2018, the EEOC will also require those employers to report various types of pay data on their employees. The new rule changes the scope of the data that must be reported, the timing of the data collection, and the reporting deadline. Who is Affected? Private employers with 100 or more employees     Continue reading

Posted in Best HR Practices, Document Retention, Fair Labor Standards Act, Featured, General Business, Hiring and On-boarding, Labor Relations, Wage Payment, Worker Classification   |  

Sep 22, 2016  |   By Todd Stanton →

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Is Your Organization Complying with the Notice Requirement?

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) of 2016 that became effective May 11, 2016 creates a federal private cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and provides remedies including injunction, damages, exemplary damages up to two times the amount of damages for willful and malicious appropriation, and reasonable attorney’s fees for the prevailing party under certain circumstances. But it also provides immunity to employees who     Continue reading

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Apr 7, 2015  |   By Clancy Mendoza →

Employee Benefits Are Tricky Business: Are you as compliant as you think you are?

Employers offering employee benefits to their employees are required to meet virtually innumerable legal requirements under the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act (“ERISA”), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the Internal Revenue Code, as well as dozens of other federal and state laws related to benefits.  These requirements fall into three categories of compliance: Document Requirements Operational/Administrative Requirements Coverage Requirements Most employers     Continue reading

Posted in Benefits and Benefits Administration, Best HR Practices, Document Retention, Featured, Uncategorized   |  

Apr 26, 2013  |   By Todd Stanton →

Updated Form I-9 Becomes Effective May 8th

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a newly revamped and reformatted Form I-9, along with corresponding instructions and M-274 Handbook for Employers. The new form, with revision date “(Rev. 03/08/13) N,” must be used effective May 8th, after which date employers should no longer submit forms bearing the revision dates (Rec. 08/07/09) Y or (Rev. 02/02/09) N.  Enforcement of Form I-9 compliance     Continue reading

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Apr 27, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

Ready for your COBRA Audit?

The 1986 Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act  (“COBRA”) requires certain employers’ group health insurance plans to offer qualified beneficiaries (including employees, former employees, and certain dependents) the opportunity to continue health insurance despite events (such as termination) that would otherwise result in the loss of coverage.   Information on employers’ and employees’ rights and obligations under COBRA can be found here:  Compliance with COBRA is     Continue reading

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Feb 12, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

EEOC’s New Rules Extend Recordkeeping to GINA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission earlier this month issued its final rule extending employers’ record keeping obligations under Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act to those organizations covered by the Genetic Nondiscrimination Act, or GINA. Effective April 3, 2012, employers with 15 or more employees must retain all personnel and employment records for at least one year – or until any charges and     Continue reading

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