Younger workforce leans towards not using employer health care

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care, HR Management

We came across this summary published by Kaiser Health News recently and figured it would be a great read for many weighing the impact of health care reform against the buy-in of the younger portion of today’s working economy. Despite the mandate that most Americans carry health insurance or pay a penalty, young workers employed by large companies signed up … Read More

The general history of Time and Attendance

Robbie MossBlog, HR Management

The Industrial Revolution brought major changes to the economies of Europe and the United States. New technological advances in the early 1800s ushered in sweeping changes for both manufacturing and transportation. Traditional family farms and small family run cottage industries produced goods in small quantities with lots of manual labor. With the arrival of machine based manufacturing, entire families began … Read More

Onboarding needs to be exciting

Robbie MossHR Management, HR Topics, Talent Management

Let’s be honest. Training workshops can be boring. Many trainers can hold their audience’s attention for about five minutes and then they’re in their own world dreaming about being anywhere other than in another sales training class. You want these few hours (hopefully not days) to be valuable and not a waste of everyone’s time. Whether you’re training new sales … Read More

IRS posts Cafeteria Plan Rules for Same-Sex Couples

Robbie MossBenefits Administration, Blog, Compliance / Regulations, HR Management

DOMA cafeteria plan FSA IRS 2014-1 Notice

In a posting by Terri Eyden on the 19th, AccountingWeb offered this to say about this latest notice to come out of the IRS offices: The IRS promised to provide more guidance regarding the tax treatment of same-sex couples in the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling invalidating Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Slowly but … Read More