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By: Matt Ingold

December 17th, 2018

ATTENTION EMPLOYERS: ACA Took a Severe Blow in the Courts, but What Does it Mean for 2019?

Healthcare Compliance

On December 14, 2018 a federal judge in Texas ruled that because the individual mandate (which penalized individuals for failing to have health insurance) would no longer be in effect in 2019, that the “entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is invalid. They argued that the individual mandate would no longer be a valid tax since the penalty had been reduced to zero, and the entirety of the ACA was unconstitutional.  Does this mean that the Employer Mandate is going away in 2019?

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By: Matt Ingold

November 2nd, 2018

Big Update for NYS Contractors and Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

NYS Sexual Harassment Training

NYS contractors, you can thank your associations and lobbyists. They just got a clarification in your favor for the state's new mandatory Sexual Harassment Training requirements.

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By: Matt Ingold

October 23rd, 2018

Four Employer Options for NYS Sexual Harassment Training

NYS Sexual Harassment Training

If you are a New York State employer looking for options for completing your mandatory annual sexual harassment training, and seeking a solution for the first time, getting started could be an overwhelming task. What are my options? How much will it cost? How much time will it take? What do I have to do to comply? In this short article, we'll provide a quick run-through of your options with cost considerations and pro-con evaluation for completing NYS sexual harassment training. From there, pick the one that suits your workforce best and get training!

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By: Matt Ingold

October 5th, 2018

NYS Releases Final Guidance for Model Sexual Harassment Policies and Training

Compliance & Auditing | HR

On October 1, 2018, the NYS DOL and NYS Division of Human Rights released final guidelines for employers to build compliant sexual harassment policies and training. While little has changed from draft regulations, there were two significant changes impacting employers.

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3 Most Common Mistake Employers Make When Offering Benefits

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By: John Dalmata

September 26th, 2018

Benetech Releases NYS Sexual Harassment Training Solution

HR

Benetech is excited to announce the launch of its NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Solution. In response to new state regulations mandating written sexual harassment policies and mandatory annual training, Benetech has developed an affordable series of webinar trainings through which employers can meet the new law’s requirement to complete annual training and train all new hires within 30 days of employment.

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By: Matt Ingold

September 17th, 2018

New York City Employee Temporary Scheduling Change Mandate

There has been a lot of recent focus on the rules governing employee schedules in New York State. Currently, there is a bill pending on new call-in pay regulations, which would penalize employers who failed to publish employee schedules with enough lead time, changed schedules in the last minute, or required employees to fill a schedule in the last minute.

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By: Marissa Dalmata

August 31st, 2018

NYS DOL Releases Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Guidelines

HR Best Practices

On August 24, the New York State Department of Labor released their promised model guidance for mandatory sexual harassment training. NY employers must have updated sexual harassment policies in place by October 9 of 2018, and must have all employees complete mandatory sexual harassment training by January 1, 2019.

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By: Matt Ingold

August 2nd, 2018

NY PFL Expanding to Include Bereavement

Leave Management

As of today, the NY State Senate and General Assembly have both approved bill "S8380A", which is proposing to add the death of a family member to the list of qualifying events for Paid Leave. The bill is currently awaiting Governor Cuomo's signature.

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Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

We've outlined the 3 most common mistakes employers make when offering benefits in a quick ebook. Get your copy free when you subscribe to our blog.

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Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

We've outlined the 3 most common mistakes employers make when offering benefits in a quick ebook. Get your copy free when you subscribe to our blog.