Posts Tagged ‘benefits’

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 »

Social Security Announces 2019 Taxable Wage Base

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the Social Security taxable wage base for 2019 will increase to $132,900 from $128,400. This is the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax for 2019. In addition, the SSA announced that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will increase by 2.8 percent […]

27 Nov 18 - General - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Pay Gap a Priority for Women in the Workplace

Female professionals share several challenges in today’s workplace, such as career advancement, re-entering the workforce and sexual harassment, to name a few. But according to a recent Korn Ferry survey, 40 percent of women professionals said they’ve missed a promotion or an opportunity simply because they’re female. What’s more, the most important issue facing women […]

10 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »