USCIS recently released a new Form I-9 that all US employers will be required to use for new hires, rehires, and reverification starting May 7, 2013. This webinar will address changes to the Form as well as address continued compliance concerns associated with I-9 and E-Verify policies and recordkeeping. In this regard, Office of Special Counsel and Immigration Customs and Enforcement actions will be reviewed to identify areas where employer representatives should focus and recommend corrective action. It will also assess recent cases and settlements to identify employer concerns and best business practices companies should put in place. The webinar will review proposed immigration reform and likely changes to E-Verify and the use of the I-9 Form in the future.
For employers with U.S.-based operations, there are a number of important credit opportunities that can be used to offset rising employer taxes. These credits are often missed or not pursued to their full potential; however, an optimized credits program can drive very material savings to your organization.
In this presentation, we will explore the use of best practices to derive maximum potential value from tax credit opportunities.
FICA SUB Pay Protective Filings
Post-M&A "Successor Employer" Credits
General UI Account Review (Housecleaning)
Hiring Incentive Programs such as WOTC and the HIRE Act
The approach of the presentation will be to help payroll professionals:
assess the effectiveness of their current credit administration (if any);
quantify the potential value of credits;
do a rough diagnostic to identify which credits may be worth pursuing in terms of likely eligibility and ROI;
identify common mistakes to avoid and best practices to help extract full value from their credit programs for maximum $avings.
Learn how the choices you make could affect your organization.
Now that the Affordable Care Act is here to stay, many employers are asking, "What do I have to do to avoid penalties and minimize costs?"
Register for this complimentary webinar featuring expert advice from Monique Warren, partner at Jackson Lewis LLP, to learn how you can avoid being blind-sided by unanticipated costs in 2014.
In this webinar you will learn how the penalties can be triggered in 2014, their potential financial impact, and how alternatives to avoid these penalties may affect your organization. Employers that have not already done so must put a strategy in place and develop tools and processes to comply before the 2014 deadline.
As a Human Resource professional who has typically strategized and driven the initiatives associated with the function, there is a new player in town, Finance. With the introduction of healthcare reform and the respective costs associated with it, Finance is anxious to get involved in the health insurance decision making process. As such, it is in Human Resources’ best interest to be ready. This presentation will provide the opportunity for Human Resource professionals to learn how to work effectively with the Finance department over the next 6 years; determine the key healthcare reform provisions that Finance will be most interested in; understand the major financial modeling considerations associated with healthcare reform; communicate the soft cost impact of healthcare reform to Finance so they may be taken into consideration when developing the overall health insurance strategy.
The United States wastes $275 billion annually on healthcare spending through administrative inefficiencies, fraud, and abuse – that’s nearly $9,000 per second. Yet group health benefits remain one of the least monitored corporate expenses. To help employers maximize the financial performance of their healthcare benefit, Truven Health Analytics has identified seven critical money errors made by plan sponsors. Join us for this informative session to hear Marie Bowker, Senior Director of Audit and Compliance at Truven Health, as she reviews some of the top business challenges facing plan sponsors and offers solutions to eliminate claims payment errors and mitigate cost trends.
Implementing an MSP/VMS solution can seem daunting, but market research shows that it is a worthwhile pursuit. Much has been written about the value of MSP and VMS solutions; however, there are many steps that must be taken to effectively prime an organization for their implementation. Investing the prerequisite time on the front end will make all the difference in the world; we will share not only the important elements to consider when assessing if an MSP/VMS is the right strategy for your organization, but also a vision of how a potential program might operate.
Learn about laying the groundwork for making the business case that will rally internal support, asking the questions that will uncover opportunities for improvement, and elements to consider when evaluating MSP/VMS providers.
Many employers gave up hope on claims for FICA tax refunds related to supplemental unemployment benefits pay ("SUB pay") after CSX Corp. v. United States, which was decided in favor of the IRS. However, a recent appeals ruling on Quality Stores has restored life to those claims. This presentation explains the legal basis for FICA SUB Pay refund claims and how they are impacted by disputed issues in Quality Stores. Determine your potential benefit from FICA SUB Pay refund claims, and understand why it’s important to file a claim NOW (if eligible), as well as how to ensure a successful claim.
Does your company suffer from having unclear roles and responsibilities, what about poor standard operating procedures or failure to get to the root cause of recurring and nagging problems? Do you have suppliers that introduce more problems and risk into your organization? These are common things that contribute to the risks organizations attempt to manage on a daily basis. Some do it well and others do not. Failure to get to the root cause of these problems may lead catastrophic results. This webinar presented by Oscar Combs, President and Senior Consultant of The ISO 9001 Group based in Houston, Texas will offer some solutions to common problems within organizations that often introduce risk, if they go unchecked.
The reasons why employers implement an automated time and attendance solution are many and varied and the process of automating time and attendance can seem daunting. From choosing a vendor whose solution fits the current and future needs of the organization to getting that solution adopted by employees, employers face challenges that can potentially derail or seriously impede an effective implementation.
This webinar will identify the top challenges organizations need to consider to effectively automate their time and attendance and ensure the smooth and trouble free transition from their old manual time processes to their new automated time and attendance solution.
What are the key components of the law as it relates to wages, salaries, and other compensation? "Wage and Hour Laws - California Dreamin'" will cover these moving parts, if you will, in concise yet comprehensive manner. This course will address some of the knotty issues associated with wage and hour claims and their their governing laws, from a California and national perspective. As a State known for its cutting edge outlook and deep economic problems this course will give the participant ample knowledge to confront this ever burgeoning area of the law. Such topics specifically covered include: Can payroll personnel be liable for penalties and fines for miscalculating overtime? What are the three most essential documents you must have when an employee makes a wage and hour claim? Can you prohibit employees from discussing their wages with others?