Posts Tagged ‘benefits’

Tips on Open Enrollment, Employee Benefits Strategies

For most employers, open enrollment season is an uncertain and difficult time, when the challenge of finding the best benefits and health care coverage for their employees seems daunting and expensive. In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank is joined by employee benefits expert Vinny Catalano to […]

6 Sep 19 - Benefits - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

57 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked Among Best Employers in California

Fifty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies were rated high enough by their employees to earn a spot on the 2019 Forbes list of best California employers. The rankings were compiled by Statista, a market research company, and is divided by state, with 194 businesses listed as the best employers in California. Forbes’ list of […]

28 Aug 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

When Should a ‘Temp’ Become a Regular Employee?

I hired a number of employees to work on a short-term project for me. I classified them as “temporary” and therefore not eligible for benefits (other than paid sick leave). The project keeps getting extended though, and many of those employees have now been working for me for several months. At what point do I […]

12 Aug 19 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

IRS Announces 2020 Health Savings Account Limits

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the annual limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2020. HSAs are pre-tax accounts available to individuals covered under a high-deductible health plan. Eligible individuals can accumulate money, tax-free, in HSAs to pay for qualified medical expenses. The HSA limits, which are indexed for inflation every year, will increase […]

31 May 19 - Benefits - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

Flex Schedules, Early Fridays Top Employees’ Summer Wish List

Summer days are just around the corner, calling for relaxed schedules and a yearning to be outside. During this time, many workers wish for summer perks from their employers so they can enjoy the warm weather while remaining productive at work. Flexible scheduling and early office closings on Fridays are on the top of employees’ […]

28 May 19 - General - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »