The Internal Revenue Service has ruled that employers cannot hand tax-free contributions to their workers and tell them to purchase health insurance, The New York Times reported. Employers who try dumping employees into the healthcare exchanges to avoid having to pay for their coverage are now on notice that the practice is prohibited. Employers who … Continue reading IRS Bars Employers From Giving $ To Workers To Buy Health Insurance On Their Own On the Exchange
Month: May 2014
Governor to Sign $9.25/hour Minimum Wage Hike
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he will sign legislation to gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.25 per hour by 2018 which will prevent a pending ballot initiative to increase the hourly minimum wage to $10.10. The current hourly minimum wage in Michigan is $7.40. The compromise was struck a day before a committee … Continue reading Governor to Sign $9.25/hour Minimum Wage Hike
Is “Inappropriate Touching” Sexual Harassment?
A pat on the back, a kiss on the cheek, or a hug may seem harmless, but can easily escalate to sexual harassment. While most workers know the rules about inappropriate or offensive touching in the workplace, many people don’t think twice about other forms of physical contact with co-workers like handshakes or rubbing someone’s … Continue reading Is “Inappropriate Touching” Sexual Harassment?