The Equal Pay Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The act prohibits paying lower wages to one sex than the other for jobs that are similar in terms of: Skill Effort Responsibility Working Conditions Differentials in compensation are allowed under the following circumstances: Seniority systems Merit systems System based on quantity or quality … Continue reading Equal Pay Act (1963)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination, has released the charge statistics for FY2013; which show that the EEOC obtained the highest monetary recovery in agency history, $372.1 million, an increase of $6.7 million. The EEOC fiscal year ran from October 1, 2012 through September 30, … Continue reading EEOC Releases Charge Statistics for 2013
The Obama administration released final rules on the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provisions under tax code Section 4980H. On February 12, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury published the final regulations pertaining to the Employee Shared Responsibility Provision of the Affordable Care Act. Under the tax code, applicable large employers … Continue reading Another Delay in the Affordable Care Act for Employers with 50- 100 Employees
Implementing the Affordable Care Act will be a top priority for employers in 2014. The shared responsibility requirement, effective January 1, 2015, requires employers with 50 or more full-tme equivalent employees to provide “affordable” care that meets minimum value specifications (as determined by minimum value calculations) or may face penalties. Under the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading Affordable Care Act’s Clock is Ticking…Are You Prepared?
Michigan has experienced record breaking snow levels and extensive adverse winter weather conditions. It is a great time to make sure you have an Inclement Weather Policy in place to ensure employees know what to do when they are unable to commute to work. Your Inclement Weather Policy should depend upon your type of company, … Continue reading Why You Need an Inclement Weather Policy