A bill by the FLSA prohibits employers from retaining employees’ tips, regardless of whether the tip credit is used. Tip pooling is allowed when employers pay tipped employees at least the full FLSA minimum wage and do not claim a tip credit. Employers must continue to comply with any state or local requirements that exceed federal standards.
The first OSHA electronic reports were due through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) by Dec. 31, 2017 - Not every affected establishment submitted these electronic reports and on Feb. 21, 2018, OSHA issued guidance on how it plans to enforce compliance with this requirement.
Information explaining the basics for the new Medicare cards that will begin being issued April 2018.
Yesterday, Vanner Insurance won second place in the medium-sized companies category at the 2018 Best Places to Work of WNY presented by Buffalo Business First. This is a very proud and important recognition for us, as the [...]
The past year has seen a number of new state and local laws covering a range of benefits-related areas. However, this legislative and regulatory patchwork has a downside for employers, who may find it increasingly difficult to deal with complying with the requirements of multiple jurisdictions.
The IRS announced that the HSA family contribution limits for 2018 have changed from $6,900 to $6,850 as a result of the tax reform laws. This is important to communicate to employees as some have already [...]