OSHA Reporting Checklist

It has been a big year for changes in government reporting rules and requirements. As we reported earlier this week, the latest come from OSHA. Beginning in 2017, employers with as few as 20 employees may be required to electronically report workplace injuries and illnesses on an annual basis. Determining if these new rules apply …

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New OSHA Rules

OSHA is mixing it up a bit lately with new rules on the electronic tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. Starting out in 2017, some employers with as few as 20 employees at a single site will have to electronically file employee injuries and accidents that occurred in the prior year. This will apply to …

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Medicare Needs Your Cooperation

Some people believe that the number of acronyms tied to a government request is directly related to the amount of effort required to fulfill that request. The IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match program is a glowing example of this. Starting in early 2016, many employers began to receive letters from the IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match program with instructions …

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New Overtime Exemption Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released the revisions to the white collar overtime exemption rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new white collar overtime exemption rule goes into effect on December 1, 2016. The most significant change to the rules relate to the white collar exemption salary level. It was last …

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