Frequently Asked Questions about Employees’ Reduction in Hours

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The Section 125 cafeteria plan regulations and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) require employers to take certain actions when an employee reduces hours. Below are answers to some common questions. Coverage During a Stability Period Q1: An employer has an employee who is reducing hours below 30 hours per week. The employee […]

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Compliance Recap // May 2016


After a quiet few months, federal agencies were quite busy during the month of May, issuing four important final rules that impact employers. Specifically, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the long-awaited revisions to the white collar exemptions of the Fair Labor Standards Act; the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final […]

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Counting Employees Under Health Care Reform – Free Webinar Access


ATTENTION EMPLOYERS!   ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS:  As an employer, am I subject to the ACA Employer Mandate? How do I determine if I’m over 50 employees? or over 100 employees?  Who is a common-law employee?  How do I count temporary employees? What is a variable-hour employee? What is a measurement period?  When do I start counting?  […]

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