EEOC Throws Down the Gauntlet

EEOC Throws Down the Gauntlet: Time to Update Your Sex Discrimination Polices, Practices

CJC HR News, Legislative Updates

Proactive employers will update their equal employment opportunity policies, procedures and practices or face legal and financial consequences in the wake of an historic March 1, 2016, filing of two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed its first two sexual orientation discrimination claims against private-sector employers, alleging violations of Title VII of …

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

Clearing Up Confusion over ACA Reporting Documents

CJC Benefits, HR News, Legislative Updates

Health coverage forms due to employees by Mar. 31 The deadline for employers to provide their employees with IRS Forms 1095-B and 1095-C is fast approaching. As 2016 is the first year under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that employers must report information to the IRS about the health care coverage offered to employees and distribute copies of the appropriate …

EEOC EEO-1 Form

Still Time to Weigh In on EEOC Proposal to Collect Pay Data

CJC Compliance, HR News

EEOC’s EEO-1 Report Changes Proposal Employers have until April 1 to submit comments on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) proposed changes to its EEO-1 report, increasing employers’ data collection and reporting burdens. The EEOC proposal, announced in January 2016, would require employers with 100 or more employees to submit W-2 earnings data and actual hours worked for all employees …

Protect Your W-2s from Data Thieves

Protect Your W-2s from Data Thieves

CJC Employment, HR News

Several more companies have fallen prey to W-2 phishing scams in the three weeks since the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned about such attacks on March 1, 2016. The IRS alerted human resource and payroll departments that cyber-criminals, posing as company executives, would attempt to lure HR employees to e-mail them sensitive payroll data, including W-2s, containing workers’ Social Security …

Full Employment Says Who

“Full Employment”, says who?

CJC Employment, HR News

Our thanks to Joseph Coombs with SHRM for including CJC HR Services in this article: By Joseph Coombs  SOCIETY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3/7/2016 The U.S. unemployment rate of 4.9 percent in January 2016—a level not seen in nearly eight years—has spawned a discussion in the media and among economists on whether we are getting closer to “full employment.” Loosely defined, full …