August 2018
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art1Question of the Month

Q: I need to add my dependent to my medical insurance. I'm currently on a Platinum plan which will significantly increase my monthly contributions. Can I switch plans? 
A: Typically, carriers will allow you to switch to a less expensive plan if you are adding a dependent onto your medical benefits due to loss of other coverage. Prior to doing so, please check with your BDR account management team to ensure your insurance carrier will allow the change. 

art2Harassment Prevention Training - Only a Few Seats Left

Join HR Done Right on Wednesday, August 22 for harassment prevention training. This in person, interactive session will cover the latest information for California employers including what is considered sexual harassment, how to handle employee complaints and what every employer can do to prevent harassment from happening in the workplace.

Wednesday August 22, 2018
8:15 AM Registration
8:30- 11:00 AM Training

Register today - this popular class will fill up quickly!

art4HR Done Right Blog: What - Unlimited Paid Time Off?!

Unlimited paid time off (PTO) has gained momentum, with household names like Netflix, Honeywell, Dropbox and GE offering unlimited time off to many, and in some cases all of their employees. While these large employers may have started the trend, many smaller companies are also offering this unique benefit. Regardless of your headcount, there are many factors to consider prior to implementing an unlimited time off policy.

Click here to read the HR Done Right Blog.

art5 'Pay or Play' Estimator Available from IRS 

This estimator applies to applicable large employers with 50 or more full-time employees, or equivalent.

The Taxpayer Advocate Service-an independent organization within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-has developed an  Employer Shared Responsibility Provision Estimator tool to assist employers in understanding how the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility ("pay or play") provisions work and how the provisions may apply to them.
Employers can use the tool to determine their:
  • Number of full-time employees, including full-time equivalent employees (FTEs);
  • Applicable large employer (ALE) status; and
  • Estimated maximum amount of potential liability for the employer shared responsibility payment ("pay or play" penalty payment).
The tool provides estimates only. As a result, employers are advised to use it  only as a guide  to assist in making decisions regarding their tax situation.

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