Association health plans (AHPs) are health benefit policies made available to small employers through a group purchasing arrangement for the benefit of association members and their employees. Under the old rules, AHP availability was limited to tightly linked employers (such as parent-child companies). Under new regulations issued by the Department of Labor on June 19, “an AHP now could offer coverage to some or all employers in a state, city, county, or a multi-state metro area, or it could offer coverage to businesses in a trade or industry group nationwide.” [Read more…]
E-Verify is about to play a critical role under the Trump administration.
Your company’s recruiters obviously want to hire top-notch employees. In doing so, they may try different techniques when interviewing candidates. [Read more…]
Many managers view employee performance evaluations as a bothersome chore. After all, compiling an annual evaluation for each employee is time-consuming and distracting, especially for those who supervise large numbers of employees. [Read more…]
When companies depend on mandatory overtime, they must try to minimize the stress and disruptions it causes in their workers’ lives. Studies show that as overtime is extended, productivity can drop anywhere from 10 percent to 50 percent. [Read more…]