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Barb Rand

Recent Posts by Barb Rand:

How Health Care Reform Act Protects Whistleblowers

BARB RAND
HNI Compliance Advisor

Along with changing the face of health benefits, the Affordable Care Act also offers whistleblower protection to employees.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

Health Care Reform Fee is Due July 31

BARB RAND
HNI Compliance Advisor

The IRS recently issued the revised IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return) and instructions for the PCORI fees. For calendar year plans, this form must be filed by July 31 for the plan year ending in 2012.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

Pay or Play Health Care Reform Penalties Delayed Until 2015

BARB RAND
HNI Compliance Advisor

The Obama administration announced Tuesday plans to delay by one year the enforcement of the employer pay or play health care reform penalty.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits

HR COMPLIANCE ALERT: New I-9 Form Required Starting May 7

BARB RAND
HNI Compliance Advisor

Starting May 7, all employers will be required to use a revised Form I-9, the employment eligibility verification document completed for every new hire. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the change to the I-9 employment eligibility form in early March.

The new form now is two pages (up from one page), 
Topics: Construction Transportation Safety / Compliance Manufacturing HR / Employee Benefits