Compliance Corner: Q&A on COVID-19 Vaccines and What HR Should Know

30 April, 2021

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes

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With all U.S. adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, many employers are getting ready for a new normal but are still unsure of what the future of work will look like.  In this month’s Compliance Corner blog, isolved People Services HR Consultant Rachel Barr is answering common questions...

3 Considerations for the Future of Work

21 June, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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There are many lessons that business leaders have gleaned from the pandemic, but perhaps the most important is the need for their enterprises to be prepared for the future – even when the future is uncertain. To prepare for the future, today, it is essential to invest in technology that is ag...

HCM Trends Legal Professionals Can’t Ignore

12 January, 2022

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 15 seconds

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The verdict is in—employee experience is critical now more than ever. According to isolved’s Transforming Employee Experience Report, 92 percent of the 500 HR leaders surveyed said employee experience (EX) was a top priority for them. And for good reason—a favorable EX is what gives an organization...

IRS Issues Notice on Employer Payment Plan; DOL Issues Same-sex FMLA Regulations

24 February, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

What seems right one day, may be wrong the next.  If you answered a question early last week regarding employer payment plans or whether a legal same-sex spouse is recognized under FMLA, your answer could be different today. On February 18, 2015, the IRS released Notice 2015-17 that addressed five...

Have you Checked Your Year-end List?

11 November, 2014

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

Some of us make lists for everything – spring cleaning, errands, groceries and daily tasks. There's one list that HR, payroll and benefit professionals should definitely have – their year-end requirements.   Here are some items that should be on that list:   General...

Where’s the Process? ACA-style

30 June, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

You remember the question from the Wendy’s commercial in the 80’s, don’t you?  Where’s the beef?  It has been stuck in our head for decades.  Now that the deadline for the ACA IRS reporting is looming, everyone seems to be asking “Where’s the process?”  It may or may not have occurred to the IRS tha...

How to Give the Gift of Job Security to an Uneasy Workforce

07 December, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Historically, the end of the year has signified a time for wrapping up big projects and wrapping up gifts for employees before heading off to the company holiday party. But, for many professionals, that won’t be the case this time around. As it turns out in isolved’s Holidays 2020: End-...

Part 2, ACA Continues to Challenge Compliance by Affecting ERISA and FLSA

14 April, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

In Part 1, we reviewed the far reaching affects the ACA has had on numerous laws, requiring changes to procedures and compliance programs.  Here we will review the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). FLSA The FLSA law was passed in 1938 to protect both a worker’s pay and working hours.  There are thr...

isolved Delivers All the HCM You Need, Now with Mojo

13 September, 2018

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Charlotte, NC — September 13, 2018 iSolved HCM, the software company behind the iSolved human capital management (HCM) platform, unveiled iSolved with Mojo at the HR Tech Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, September 12-14, 2018. iSolved with Mojo is a people-centric solution that delivers a...

Increased Penalties for Failing to File Information Returns

15 July, 2015

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

While we already knew there would be penalties for failing to file IRS forms 1094 and 1095, the recently enacted Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 revised Section 6721(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code, providing penalty increases, making it more painful should an employer fail to file in a t...

Looking Back on 2020’s Employee Experience, How Does the Workforce Feel at EOY?

30 December, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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The end of the year (EOY) is usually a time for reflection. It’s an opportunity to look back over the successes and lessons of the past 12 months and to start setting new goals and priorities for the coming year. But, as the workforce nears the end of a highly unusual and disruptive year, how...

7 Crucial ACA Questions Answered

26 May, 2015  |  6 Comments

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

January 31, 2016 seems so far away, doesn’t it? Yet the very preparation for that day should have begun no later than January 1, 2015. Regulations from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect on this date that would require marketplaces, issuers and providers of insurance, as well as Applicab...

How Employee Experience Priorities Have Shifted During COVID-19

11 November, 2020

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Nearly 7 in 10 organizational leaders believe the coronavirus pandemic will change the employee experience (EX) to a high or very high extent, according to the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). In fact, 56 percent of full-time employees state that employee experience will be more importan...

What’s Holding Your Team Back and How to Move Past It

19 March, 2019

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

As a company leader, perhaps one of your greatest responsibilities is keeping your team on the path to success. You do this by setting goals, keeping the lines of communication open, reviewing progress and motivating each employee to do his or her best work. But sometimes, despite your best efforts,...

Thinking of Choosing a New HCM Software Vendor?

21 December, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

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Take these three things into consideration during the decision-making process.   Maintaining business continuity while navigating unprecedented disruption is a challenge that most enterprises faced in 2020. In fact, 61 percent of employees state their jobs were negatively impacted during the...

The Paid Leave Trend Continues at the State and City Level, With Federal Encouragement

10 May, 2016

Estimated time to read: 45 seconds

As the Obama administration continues to push for federal paid family and sick leave requirements, it’s also prompting state and local governments to take matters into their own hands. On May 5, the Labor Department announced that it’s offering $1 million in federal grants to allow state, county or...

3 Ways HR Consultants Can Meet Client Expectations

24 March, 2021

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Client retention is a top priority for human resources (HR) and financial consultants, brokers and advisors. After all, it is almost always more cost effective to protect one’s current book of business rather than acquiring an entirely new client base. But what is the best way to retain client...

Compliance Corner: Q&A on Communicating Total Compensation

30 June, 2022

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

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Eighty-two percent of employees consider benefits as part of their total compensation when deciding to accept a job offer or stay within their current position. For employers, this means that communicating total compensation is important for both recruitment and retention initiatives.  In this...

How to Use Candidate Feedback to Refine Your Hiring Process

27 December, 2018

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

The hiring process can be complicated and frustrating for many human resource departments. You can do your best to make the process as seamless as possible and still find that you’re missing the mark. While there are many resources out there to help you refine the process, the best source of i...

Compliance Corner: Addressing Dobbs v. Jackson with Your Workforce

31 August, 2022

Estimated time to read: 4 minutes, 45 seconds

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The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization impacts many, including employers who provide health benefits to their workforces. This month’s Compliance Corner blog offers insight and recommendations for some common questions that employers may have. Find out more by...

Please prove your ACA coverage — you have 20 seconds to comply!

23 June, 2015

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandates and deadlines may not be as severe and scary as the famous haywire robot test scene in RoboCop, but aspects of the law are putting plenty of fear into those who have been paying attention to its implementation requirements. Repercussions can be much wo...

The New Overtime Rule: What It Requires, Whom It Affects

28 June, 2016

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

The Labor Department’s new overtime rule—released in May and scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1—extends the Fair Labor Standards Act’s protections to most salaried workers who earn less than $47,476 a year ($913 a week). The move will expand FLSA coverage to an estimated 4.2 million workers who earn...

Beyond ROI - Additional Time and Attendance Benefits

17 March, 2015  |  2 Comments

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

In Does Your Time and Attendance Add up, we reviewed the difference between hard and soft dollars and their effect on ROI.  In conclusion, we’ll review the time and attendance benefits and savings a system can produce.     Playing favorites Using a manual time system increases the risk of favoritis...

Part 1, ACA Continues to Challenge Compliance by Affecting ERISA and FLSA

07 April, 2015

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds

Part 1 It is no secret that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is burdensome and complex.  Employers, insurance brokers, vendors and anyone else who provides or services any insurance product, funds an insurance product or needs one has been effected either positively or negatively by this law.  It’s be...

Our Customers’ Top Payroll Questions Answered

22 February, 2023

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds

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Are you stuck in a time warp when it comes to payroll? If so, then you're not alone. According to isolved’s 2022-2023 Voice of the Workforce Report, almost one-third of employees say their HR department makes frequent payroll and attendance errors. Mistakes are an unfortunate consequence when pa...

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