HR News

December 12, 2019

An Employee Was Injured at Work – Now What?

Private industry employers reported approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and serious illnesses in 2017. Despite your best efforts and all the workplace safety tips in […]
December 11, 2019

4 Proven Tips to Improve Office Safety

Recent horrific acts of violence have brokers asking themselves, “How can I help my clients protect themselves and their employees?” and “What can I do to […]
December 9, 2019

Easy Mistakes You Need to Evade During a Termination Meeting

No manager enjoys termination meetings. Many consider these meetings to be the worst part of their responsibilities. However, sometimes they’re necessary and ultimately best for both […]
December 5, 2019

Protect Your Clients from these 4 Compliance Blunders

Compliance isn’t something to take lightly. Employment laws can be frightfully complex, and failure to comply with them can result in costly fines and lawsuits. There […]
December 4, 2019

Puff, Puff, or Pass: The Truth About Marijuana and the Workplace

Cannabis is inevitably going to impact the workplace. There’s no shortage of speculation about what legalization will look like in regards to the office, but how […]
December 2, 2019

IRS Provides Extension for Form 1095-C (and a simpler method for Form 1095-B)

Today, the IRS released Notice 2019-63 to extend the due date for employers to furnish 2019 Form 1095-C or 1095-B under the Affordable Care Act’s employer […]
November 27, 2019

What We’re Reading — November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at ThinkHR. Start your extra-long weekend off with eight curated stories that caught our attention this month. The Office Pet […]
November 25, 2019

How Small Businesses are Offering Big Business Perks

If your clients are like most organizations, they’re looking for creative and modern ways to attract new candidates and retain talent. Offering fresh office perks is […]
November 21, 2019

What Not To Include in Your Employee Handbook

The employee handbook serves several purposes. It should educate employees about the company’s mission and vision, explain workplace policies and procedures, lay out expectations and strategic […]
November 15, 2019

Massachusetts: Health Plan Reporting Rules for Employers

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts imposes two different health coverage reporting requirements on employers. The first is called HIRD and it applies to any employer with six […]
November 14, 2019

IRS Releases Drafts of 2019 ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions

Last night, the IRS released DRAFTS of the forms and instructions that employers will use for 2019 reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It is […]
November 6, 2019

IRS Announces 2020 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2019-59 announcing cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limits for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2020. […]