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Matt Ingold

Matt serves as Benetech's Director of Business Development. He helps employers reduce the cost of personnel management, and discover where improved talent management can give their business a competitive advantage.

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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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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3 Most Common Mistake Employers Make When Offering Benefits

Mistakes are expensive, especially when building benefit plans.

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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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By: Matt Ingold

June 4th, 2018

New 2019 ACA Affordability Rates Give Employers a Break

Healthcare Compliance

On May 21, 2019, the IRS issued the new affordability rates for determining compliance with the ACA’s affordable coverage requirements. For plan years starting in 2019, the new affordability rate will be 9.86% of an employee’s household income for both the pay or play guidelines and premium tax credit eligibility. The .30% increase from 2018’s affordability rate (9.56%) is the largest increase since the ACA became law in 2012.

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By: Matt Ingold

May 3rd, 2018

Finding the Right Retail Scheduling Platform

Employee Scheduling | Human Capital Management

There are a number of challenges that retailers face when scheduling employees. Finding substitutes for last-minute cancellations Avoiding over or under-staffing Managing a high industry turnover rate Finding the right scheduling tool for your retail business can be a challenge. When looking for your best fit retail scheduling platform, here are a few considerations.

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By: Matt Ingold

March 15th, 2018

Benetech HCM Gets Analytics Boost with analytic.li

Human Capital Management | Strategic HR

Through a recent partnership between Kronos Inc. and analytic.li, Benetech now offers a new suite of analytics dashboards that combines the robust employee-performance, time and labor, and payroll data of Benetech’s HCM suite with business data from outside the system to gain clear insights into how business initiatives impact business performance. The new analtytic.li dashboard simplifies the effort and investment traditionally associated with launching a workforce analytics program.

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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.